Ever stored some files inside a folder in your computer or external storage, only later to be told ‘You don’t currently have permission to access this folder’? Well, I am sure it can be as annoying as hell. Especially if the files stored therein are important and you need to access them urgently.
It is quite a common issue, and it can happen when you are trying to access or open a folder on your computer, external hard drive, or USB flash drive. There are a number of underlying issues that lead to this problem, but we are not going to delve into that in this article. Instead, we are going to show you how to do away with the ‘You don’t currently have permission to access this folder.’
Method 1 – Go to the Security Tab on the folder to gain Access
Go to the folder giving you the error and right click it. Select Properties on the jump list. Then click on Security tab and go to Group or user names and click on Edit. Then click on Add and type everyone.
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