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Old 01-06-2008
megan
 

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unable to drop n drag
my computer will not let me move files into new folders or folders into
folders i keep getting a pop up that says "you do not have permission for
this action retry or cancel"
problem is... i am the administrator and i dont understand why its saying this
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Old 01-06-2008
Malke
 

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Re: unable to drop n drag
megan wrote:
> my computer will not let me move files into new folders or folders into
> folders i keep getting a pop up that says "you do not have permission for
> this action retry or cancel"
> problem is... i am the administrator and i dont understand why its saying this


Does this happen everywhere or just in one particular place? If the
latter, to where are you trying to move the files? Could junctions be
involved?


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Old 01-06-2008
David
 

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Re: unable to drop n drag
Have you tried right click on the start button > properties >start Menu tab
> select customize > scroll down to Enable context menus dragging and

dropping. Put a checkmark there !!


"megan" <megan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> my computer will not let me move files into new folders or folders into
> folders i keep getting a pop up that says "you do not have permission for
> this action retry or cancel"
> problem is... i am the administrator and i dont understand why its saying
> this


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Old 01-07-2008
Bob
 

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Re: unable to drop n drag
Right click the folder. Choose Properties>Security>Edit

"megan" <megan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> my computer will not let me move files into new folders or folders into
> folders i keep getting a pop up that says "you do not have permission for
> this action retry or cancel"
> problem is... i am the administrator and i dont understand why its saying
> this


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