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windows error "windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file, or you may not have the appropriate permissions"

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windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file, or you may not have the appropriate permissions
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could you provide more information please - what are you trying to access? network drive? local folder or file? cd drive/usb device?
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when installing software or uninstall software and when when trying to open properties of my computer and when opening the adobe document......etc.,  the system generates the error message .
 "windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file, or you may not have the appropriate permissions"
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danubian earned 500 total points
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Loks like you ahve a mapped drive which is no longer accesible, or maybe tou have  Internet Explorer Enhanced Security installed (you could uninstall it from Add/Remove Windows components).

I advice you next time when you are looking for help to give the maximum information related to your problem, beginning: with system operation version and all conditions/actions that generated symptoms.
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