Issue with storage


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       #1

    Issue with storage


    Hi , I wonder if anyone can help me. I recently upgraded to windows ten but ever since I did my computer keeps telling me I do not have the correct permissions to read/write files. I have tried to change the settings to allow the one and only account the permissions. It works temporarily but after a few days it goes back to not allowing me again. I also tried activating the built in administrator account to save files but of course a built in administrator account cannot access the same things as the original account can. If anyone can help me it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Sam
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  2. Posts : 193
    Windows 10 Pro
       #2

    Where exactly are these files you are having trouble with?
    Are you on a domain or a home network?
    Are the files associated with a particular program?
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    They are normally word documents but I'm also having problems with saving PDFs or any other file that needs saving in my documents. It's a home network. I use Microsoft word 2002 and I am considering buying the newer version if it will help resolve the problem
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  4. Posts : 27
    Windows 10
       #4

    All I can say is whatever you do, DO NOT get so sick of this problem that you attempt to resolve it by taking ownership of "C:", because that's exactly what I did and it bricked my brand new laptop for a week. Good luck and hopefully someone with more knowledge on the subject can actually help you.

    edit: Also, you may get more help if you rename the title of the post to "issues with file ownership" rather than "storage"
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  5. Posts : 193
    Windows 10 Pro
       #5

    Was there something that changed with the logon account(s) you are using? A separate Documents folder is created for each user profile and corresponds to that particular user who is logged on, so possibly a permissions issue because of using the wrong account.
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