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Problem with TransferText action with Windows 7

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I have an application in Access 2003 that calls a macro to export some Access tables to text files on the root of the C: drive.  The macro uses the TransferText action to export the files.
This works fine on computers running Windows XP but I get an Action Failed message on computers running Windows 7.  Any ideas why?
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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that could be cause by the UAC (user account control) in windows 7

see if this links helps

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975787

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa511445.aspx
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