How to fix Cannot save files to drive C in Windows 7 even after making sure I’m administrator and I’ve checked ‘allow’ on all permissions. if you experience something like this I will share tips on how to solve Can not save files to drive C in Windows 7 and windows 8. you are only a few settings in windows 7 or windows 8 you to overcome Can not save files to drive C.
You don’t have permission to save in this location. Contact the administrator to obtain permission
if your problem can not save or create files in Drive C: \ on Windows 8 or Windows 7 issue because in Windows 8 or Windows 7 with design and for security reasons, Windows 8 and Windows 7 are not allowed even for Administrators to store files in the root folder of drive C: \. So if you try to create a file in the root drive C: \ using notepad or other programs then you will receive a “You do not have permission to save in this location” error message.
In Windows 7 OS, to get rid of all of this so that you can store files in this location (C: \) is enough to disable the UAC (User Account Control) settings from the control panel. In this tutorial I will show you how to disable UAC in Windows 7 and resolve “Access Denied Error” when you try to create (save) files in the root folder of C: drive.
How to Disable UAC in Windows 7 and How to fix Cannot save files to drive C in Windows 7
- Open UAC (User Account Control) click start in (seacrh programs and files) write uac
- then slide down to never notify
- Now you just restart your computer so UAC can actually run
Now your windows can already copy the file in drive C: \. Perhaps some applications need this setting to work on windows 7 and window 8. For this way already in try and work in windows 7 this is tips how you handle How to fix Can not save files to drive C in Windows 7 and Windows 8.