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Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file

Postby chicagotech » Sun Dec 16, 2007 12:15 pm

Q: We just installed a Windows 2003 server. It works fine until we install Microsoft update. Now, whenever I run a executable file from a network drive on other server, I receive the error "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have appropriate permissions to access the file." It doesn't matter I logon domain administrator or local administrator. I also checked all permissions and ownership, they are setup correctly. Other computers don't have this issues. Any suggestions?

A: if you installed IE 7, this is be design. You may have many options to fix it.

1. Add the remote computer to the Trusted Zone. In the server run IE 7. Open Internet Options and add the remote servers to the Trusted Zone, for example, file://chicagotechsrv.

2. You may want to remove IE7 Enhanced Security on the server from Add and Remove Programs>Windows Components.
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Postby guest » Fri Jan 11, 2008 10:39 pm

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Postby guest » Mon Nov 17, 2008 3:56 pm

The problem we had is we receive "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have appropriate permissions to access the file" after logon TS to run a program in the Desktop.

Troubleshooting: 1. Assigning everyone full permissions to the folder doesn't fix.

2. Assigning a user to domain admins doesn't make any different.

3. Disabling all TS group policy doesn't fix it.

$. Finally, we add the TS to local Intranet. To do that, Open Internet options>Security>Local Intranet>site. Add \\servername.
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Postby guest » Wed Nov 19, 2008 11:23 pm

Problem Description
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When trying to install a program on your new Windows 2003 SP2 DC, the
following error message is received: "Windows cannot access the specified
device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to
access the item".

Resolution
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The issue may occur if the executable file is copied over the network. Due
to security enhancement of Windows Server 2003 SP2, some executable files
copied over the network may not run before unblocking it. Open file
Properties-> Click Unblock
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