Windows 7 and Saving files at root

How do you resolve the problem of not being able to save files at the root
Melinda Burnscomputer supportAsked:
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I can save files @ root, never heard of this problem.  Have any more details?
If your not in the admins group on the computer it wont let you create files at root. A standard user only has access to the contents of their profile.
Melinda Burnscomputer supportAuthor Commented:
I have added local user to admin group and I still receive the following error message.  "You don't have permissions to save in this location. Contact administrator to obtain permissions."

One notebook is a standalone and the user is in the administrators group.

The other is also a notebook and belongs to the domain. I have addred this user in both administrative groups and still cannot save to root drive.   I have rebooted the notebooks after each change and still cannot save to root of C.
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you probably need to "take ownership", add this to your right click menu; it's real handy

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Melinda Burnscomputer supportAuthor Commented:
no go on the hack. I tried another one and still can't take ownership of the C Drive. Any other ideas
Melinda Burnscomputer supportAuthor Commented:
interesting. Found this out. If I drag and drop the .doc into the root, It copies it there and I can open it. But if I have the .doc opened and do a save as, " access denied".. Go figure???
Melinda Burnscomputer supportAuthor Commented:
I am awarding the points to this expert because most of the people who had accessed the solution it worked for them. I was just one of the few it did not work for. Thank you for responding so quickly.  
I take ownership of the entire drive and give "everybody" full rights.  I wouldn't do that if others than my family had access but if your network is private, I  see no harm.
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