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#1 Kinslayer

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 08:01 PM

UPDATE:: I figured out what was causing the issue. Someone had set IE's internet security settings to maximum. I searched for a while and came upon an article on Computerworld that explained it.

Hello, this issue recently came up a few days. I'm using WinXP Service Pack 3.

Basically what happens is when I try to open an .exe file, I get an error stating "Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." The first instance that I recall this happening was when I downloaded the Google Earth plugin and tried to install it. I have not changed any permission settings. Also, when I download an .exe file, Firefox will cancel the download. I can restart it and it'll download only to disappear-- perhaps deleting itself? I can't locate the file in the specified directly.

I know it's quite vague but I hope it's enough information.

Edited by Kinslayer, 28 July 2010 - 08:18 PM.


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#2 ReviverSoft

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Posted 28 July 2010 - 09:01 PM

Thanks for sharing that with us.
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Posted 28 July 2010 - 09:02 PM

Thanks for posting your resolution of your situation...happy computing :thumbsup:.

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