Have to keep reinstalling software

By Nelsie
Mar 26, 2012
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  1. I have installed software. when i install it, it works fine. but if i have to shut down my laptop i get the following error when i try to use the program: windows cannot access the specfied device, path, or file. you may not have the appropriate permission to access the item.

    its drivng me crazy.

    it takes a long time to reinstall, and i don't know what is going on.
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Sounds like a defective or worn out hard drive. Tell us more about your system, brand and model with components
  3. Nelsie

    Nelsie TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It is a Toshiba Satellite L645D, AMD Processor, 3.00 GB 64-bit Operating System.
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    And the hard drive is?
    And was built when?
    And has had little use, or significant use?

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