Cannot copy to program files.

By hynesy ยท 4 replies
Apr 5, 2007
  1. Hey guys, jsut a quick question:
    How can I copy executable files to my program files. The security thing in vista will not allow me to do so, any help will be great.
  2. Deathhawk

    Deathhawk TS Rookie Posts: 68

    have a go on doing this on the file you are going to use:

    right click on file
    click properties
    click security
    click advanced
    click owner in top tabs
    click edit
    highlight the user you want and click apply/ok

    This should then allow you to do what you want with that file!
  3. hynesy

    hynesy TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 389

    Tried every single thing like that, doesn't work. Blasted windows vista won't let me copy, change, delete or add files to Program Files folder
  4. Deathhawk

    Deathhawk TS Rookie Posts: 68

    maybe trying the procedure i mentioned earlier over the icon of the actual C: drive-that may give you total control
  5. WinDoWsMoNoPoLy

    WinDoWsMoNoPoLy TS Rookie Posts: 252

    Sounds like a permissions issue. Try doing the same thing logged in as Administrator.
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