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You receive an access error message when an application calls the StgOpenStorage method on a Windows Vista-based computer

When you run an application on a Windows Vista operating system as a user who is not an administrator, you receive one of the following access error messages when the application calls the StgOpenStorage method:

Windows Vista

ERROR_DIRECTORY

Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)

STG_E_ACCESSDENIED

This problem occurs if the program process impersonates a user who is not an administrator.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB950106.

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