Can't Copy, Access is denied

victor2008
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I can't copy some files from a server folder to another server folder in W2K12. I receive ": Access is denied". I've tried taking ownership, using other tools. Any recommendations?
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Top Expert 2012
Commented:
Are those files encrypted by EFS or something? are those showing green in colour? in any case if they are encrypted you need to decrypt first

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It doesn't look to be encrypted.
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On Server A, make a folder C:\temp.  Provide proper access to this folder.

Copy the files on Server A to C:\temp.

Now go to Server B and get the files from Server A C:\temp

See if that works.
Jess DodsonWindows System Administrator
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It sounds like you're trying to copy into a restricted folder that may require user account control.

Similar to what John said, either create a new folder and copy it into that or copy it into your users documents/downloads/desktop folder as a first stop. From there, you'll be able to copy it to the folder you need to copy it in to.

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