Windows 2008 FTP - Access denied

I have a Windows 2008 server that's running FTP service.  I can login to the
ftp site as the Administrator but then when I try to download a file it tells
me "access denied".  

I checked the NTFS security on the folder and the file and I have Full
permissions.  
FlorescuAsked:
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bhanukir7Commented:
Hi

Check the permissions on the IIS ftp folder and confirm if you are trying to ftp from the command prompt or using a FTP client with the "administrator" account.

if you are using the ie explorer to browse the FTP site it generally does it by logging as anonymous user.

bhanu
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Malli BoppeCommented:
can you double check the instruction from the below link about building a ftp website.
http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Creating-Configuring-FTP.html
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FlorescuAuthor Commented:
The link you have is for Windows 2003, not 2008.  

I figured it out though.  It was a NTFS permissions issue on the folder and the file itself.  
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Malli BoppeCommented:
I know the link was for 2003 but shouldn't be much different.
Glad you resolved it.
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