Then type in the Administrator credentials and try to run the file. Works on the new AVG Free edition. (8.5) christabelle says: 6 years ago After trying the second method, it works! Unblock!!!!!!!! This warns users that an executable downloaded from the Internet stays potentially dangerous even after it lands on a local drive. http://computerhelpdev.com/windows-cannot/windows-server-2003-windows-cannot-access-the-specified-device.php
MishaEyof says: 7 years ago Tnx verry much…it was a AVG…just turn off and works fine for me :) ALBERTO MINO says: 7 years ago In safe mode the file works. I will eventually do a system restore as that has helped several people in the past. Once you click the 'Unblock' button you can now access and run the executable (*.exe) file. marcwing says: 6 years ago Im Running windows xp , & renaming the folder Authentium works for me.
This tip ultimately helped me solve the problem. I am having a bit of trouble with this error. It does not show up in Control Panel -> Add or Remove. It's happened so far on every file I've tried to do a run as on and we have two administrator accounts and neither one's credentials seem to be working.
Thanks, guys. kammmm says: 7 years ago Same problem on windows 7. After hours of work, one of the last programs I tried to install was an old American Heritage Dictionary program that had suddenly stopped working months ago. Windows Cannot Access You Don't Have Permission To Access It's a web browser, not a file browser !
jerry says: 6 years ago i am having a problem where i just installed xppro and everything i click on says windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file and it says Zack says: 5 years ago adding the server to intranet site, fixed ths issue. LizLock says: 7 years ago I found in my case that the problem was I had denied access to 16-bit applications using XP-antiSpy, in response to recent publicity about a security https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2669244 Click "add." 6.
jcfenfen says: 7 years ago I have the problem in windows XP and I can't find the unblock option when I right click on the file. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Virus There is an application control section, in Kaspersky that was set to "deny." I changed it to "prompt for action." Didn't have to turn off the firewall. It does not show up in Control Panel -> Add or Remove. My name is Aseem Kishore and I work as a Systems Analyst in Dallas, TX.
In the end, a simple fix worked…right click the file, select open with, select media player…bingo. The new user is doing fine, though some programs seem not to work (maybe the installation was user specific) and I can't import the mail settings of OE which I use Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Windows 7 I get the same "Windows cannot access….." message! Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File While Opening Word I am running AVAST and Microsoft Security Essentials.
I am the admin, the file is not blocked. weblink Help Desk Geek Search Menu Windows Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Reviews Software Tools Products Tips How-To Help Desk MS Office Linux Other Networking Virtualization Databases Search site The thing that doesn't make sense is that it worked fine yesterday. All comments are reviewed, so stay on subject or we may delete your comment. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Windows 7 My Computer
I tried to save the old account by changing from admin to user then changing back to admin but that did not work either so I just deleted it. Jeremy says: 5 years ago Thanks method 3 worked for me. mkanik says: 7 years ago if you are getting this error message just after a fresh installation of windows 7 and whenever you click on any icon including explorer, notepad, control http://computerhelpdev.com/windows-cannot/terminal-server-2003-windows-cannot-access-the-specified-device.php Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services solve my problem.
please help me cause im am stumped on this. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Mozilla Firefox MicheleH says: 6 years ago That message would not let me open ANYTHING..not even a folder. Note: First, restart your computer in Safe Mode (only XP and Vista) and see if you can open the file or programs in question.
Guest says: 5 years ago The first comment fixed it! klower says: 5 years ago hello im klower i haved this issue day ago but when i read what you said about anti-virus i desactivated and it was succesful thanks you Everything works fine. How To Fix Solve Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Error How can I resolve this issue?
Yet another proof one should not integrate Explorer so tight with Internet Explorer. Where the heck did that come from? Guest says: 5 years ago The first comment fixed it! his comment is here In the end, a simple fix worked…right click the file, select open with, select media player…bingo.
dollarch says: 6 years ago None of my icons on the desktop will open, can't open Firefox, can't execute RESTORE, can't add/delete programs, no matter what I try, it says: "Windows From that link I can go on the internet and search things. I've got this AVG thing. If someone can help me, please.
I know for sure that I am an administrator as only user on the computer. lmcruz07 says: 7 years ago The third step worked for me! Mariee says: 6 years ago Please help me! kevinsy says: 6 years ago Help!!!
The exe file I try to open opened on another PC with Xp on it. Not a member?