Lost permission to access flash drive


  1. Posts : 144
    Windows 10 Home 64bit Version 22H2
       #1

    Lost permission to access flash drive


    Windows 10 Home ver. 22H2
    Hi
    I have a flash drive that I once used as boot drive for TAILS.
    I then partitioned it to a Basic Data Partition.
    Now, when I try to access it, I'm told that:
    'You don't currently have permission to access this folder. Click continue to permanently get access this folder'.
    then:
    'You have been denied permission to access this folder.' 'To gain access... use the security tab' (link to Security Tab).
    How do I get round this problem?
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  2. Posts : 7,402
    windows 10
       #2

    You dont say how its formated if its fat32 it doesnt have security if its ntfs you may need to set security to everyone. I would delete all partitions and do it again as primary
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  3. Posts : 13,819
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 22H2 Build 19045.2364
       #3

    What does Disk mgmt have to say about the disk?

    Denis
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  4. Posts : 144
    Windows 10 Home 64bit Version 22H2
    Thread Starter
       #4

    Now that is well weird!
    I just got back & read your comments, so I checked out Disk Management. It's FAT32 Basic Date Partition.
    I then double-clicked on the drive & it's acting normally!!!
    Now I'm even more puzzled.
    I apologize for wasting your time, but I've checked & double-checked & it is the same Flash Drive.
    I feel like a complete idiot now. What could it have been?
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