Can not copy network file - Access denied Windows Home Edition
Posted on 2007-03-26
I can not copy a file in my peer to peer network. Also, I can not delete or rename a file on the shared drive. I get an error message that “access is denied, make sure that the disk is not fully write protected or that the file is in use” However I can create folder and files in the shared folder. I can also rename them. All the files in the shared folder are ZIP files. All virus protection is temporarily turned off. My computer is XP Pro and the files I am trying to access are on an XP Home system. I read on similar posts that the security permissions should be changed; but the XP home system does not have the security tab.
The shared folder is set for read write permission. I can copy files that I have created in the shared folder.
Thanks in advance