windows cannot access the specific file, device, path or file
Posted on 2014-10-29
I keep getting the error "windows cannot access the specific file, device, path or file". I have a file share with a small exe on (winaudit.exe), I remote desktop onto various servers, map the share with the exe, and in 99% of cases I can run the exe file once remoted onto the server. In a few cases though I get "windows cannot access the specific file, device, path or file" which makes no sense, I right click the file and as I know I am on the ACL (full control). I have even tried copying the file off the share onto the desktop on the server I have remoted onto and running it that way, but again I get the same error. Any theories? I have been remoting onto many diferent OS (from 2000 - 2003 - 2008), I think the issue is mainly happening on 2003 systems, but it doenst affect all as sometimes I dont get this issue.