Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item


I demoted a windows 2003 server sp2 from AD controler to member server
It is the only server on the this network

I get this error when I try to install net framework or other setup programs
I am lcoal administrator, member of local Administrators
Yann ShukorOwnerAsked:
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Benjamin VoglarIT ProCommented:
This behavior occurs because the Temp folder is encrypted by using the Encrypted File System?
Benjamin VoglarIT ProCommented:
Please check the Picture:

Is maybe this is the case?


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Radhakrishnan RSenior Technical LeadCommented:

In the root of the drive (C drive), Is the domain admin still the owner of the drive/folder? probably it will show as unknown, you may need to take the ownership to local admin and see it makes any difference?
Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
What is the source of the block ?
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