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[Solved] Windows 10 Says I Don't Have Permission to Save Anything

April 07, 2017 10:36 am / Posted by Ruby Johnson to Windows 10 Tips
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“I can't save anything. When I try to save my files from applications in my Profile, I get a this error. C:\users\Bruce\documents\Vacation.docx. You don't have permission to save in this location. Contact the administrator to obtain permission. Would you like to save in documents folder instead?”

windows 10 says I don't have permission to save anything

Many Windows 10 users have been facing this issue that Windows 10 says “You don’t have permission to save in this location. Contact the administrator to obtain permission” when they trying to save files.  If you get the error messages, follow steps below to have a fix.

Method 1: Change Member Group to Administrator

If you have no permission to save a document in Windows 10, you can follow steps below to change your user account member group.

Note: If you are unable to make the changes below, you may have to sign in as an administrator or request your administrator to do this.

Method 2: Resetting All Permissions For Your User Accounts

Another way to get permission to save files on Windows 10 is to reset all permissions for your user account. You can do the following:

Method 3: Take Ownership And Get Full Access to Files and Folders In Windows 10

If the Windows 10 will prevent you from doing any operation on such files and folders , you need to get full access to some file or folder in Windows 10.

That’s all for how to fix “Windows 10 says I don’t have permission to save in this location”. Remember you need to have the administrator privilege to do the fix. If you unfortunately forgot your admin account password, Windows Password Recovery Tool can easily help you recover lost admin account password in Windows 10.

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[Solved] Windows 10 Says I Don't Have Permission to Save Anything