How to fix Cannot save files to drive C in Windows 7 even after making sure I’m administrator and I’ve checked ‘allow’ on all permissions. if you experience something like this I will share tips on how to solve Can not save files to drive C in Windows 7 and windows 8. you are only a few settings in windows 7 or windows 8 you to overcome Can not save files to drive C.
if your problem can not save or create files in Drive C: \ on Windows 8 or Windows 7 issue because in Windows 8 or Windows 7 with design and for security reasons, Windows 8 and Windows 7 are not allowed even for Administrators to store files in the root folder of drive C: \. So if you try to create a file in the root drive C: \ using notepad or other programs then you will receive a “You do not have permission to save in this location” error message.
In Windows 7 OS, to get rid of all of this so that you can store files in this location (C: \) is enough to disable the UAC (User Account Control) settings from the control panel. In this tutorial I will show you how to disable UAC in Windows 7 and resolve “Access Denied Error – when you try to create “save” files in the root folder of C: in drive.
How to Disable UAC in Windows 7 and How to fix Cannot save files to drive C in Windows 7
- Open UAC (User Account Control) click start in (seacrh programs and files) write uac
- then slide down to never notify
- Now you just restart your computer so UAC can actually run
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Now your windows can already copy the file in drive C: \. Perhaps some applications need this setting to work on windows 7 and window 8. For this way already in try and work in windows 7 this is tips how you handle How to fix Can not save files to drive C in Windows 7 and Windows 8.