“Access Denied” or other errors when accessing or working with files and folders in Windows
When trying to access or work with files and folders you may get “Access Denied” or other errors. You may encounter the following issues when working with files or folders in Windows.
Issue 1: You may get an access denied error message
Issue 2: You may be unable to access, edit, save, or delete files and folders
Issue 3: You may be unable to open a folder after installing a new version of Windows
Issue 4: You may be working with files and folders
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2623670.