Insufficient permissions


  1. Posts : 7
    Windows 10
       #1

    Insufficient permissions


    Recently Chrome stopped downloading files with a "Failed Insufficient permissions" message.
    I tried Firefox with the same result.
    I tried Opera and it worked... for a while, then it produced the same message.
    Same for Internet Explorer and Edge.
    I have run out of browsers and I now cannot download anything.
    I can save web pages but I cannot download pdf, epub, csv, exe.
    I have tried fooling it by changing the extension to mhtml or jpg but I get the same message.
    I don't know why this has started happening recently.
    Can anybody please explain and provide solutions, either in terms of restoring permissions or switching off UAC?
    Many thanks.
      My Computer


  2. Posts : 6,971
    windows 10
       #2

    We're are you saving to as the permission on the download folder may be wrong or it may be temp folder some av block temp folder
      My Computer


  3. Posts : 7
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Insufficient permissions


    I have tried several locations with the same result.
    In any case, all these locations were fine a few days ago.
      My Computer


 

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