File Access Denied- Need to Provide Administrative Permissions to Move The File

Have you ever encountered an error message File Access Denied 'You will need to provide administrative permission to move this file' while moving one file in your computer from one location to another ? This can happen either you are in a standard user account without having sufficient permission or the wrong security permissions set on file. If you are in a standard/guest user account you need to login to Administrative account to move a folder which needs administrative privilage. If you are already logged in to an administrative account and still facing the same error message, you have to edit the system permission set. By changing the set of rules which restrict the access, you can fix this issue. The error message looks like:

 Access Denied

You can change the permission for a user by following the steps below.
  1. Right click on the file

  2. Click on Property

  3. Click on Security tab
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  4. Select the user and click on Edit button near "To change permission click Edit"

  5. Select the user and uncheck every deny check box. After unchecking every deny box click Apply
After providing the necessary changes in rules, we can move it without any issues. Like this wrong permission settings, certain malware infections too can cause similar error messages like "File Access Denied". To learn more about script malware issues click on the link below.
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Here we see how can a wrong user permission setting can cause trouble while changing the file. Similarly we can improve certain settings on the working programs too on your computer. To learn how to change the program responding time and features click on the link below.
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Windows has a feature to stop the automatic installation of unwanted programs on your computer. This application lock feature similar to our file permission denial can prevent any unauthorized installation. To learn more about it follow the link below.
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