Can't save anything to Documents Folder?


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Whenever I try to 'save as' in a documents folder, it flashes up "you don't have permission to save in this location. Contact the administrator to obtain permission. Would you like to save in the documents folder instead?" When I click 'Yes' I just go round in circles to be told I do not have permission??? I have followed instructions to 'Run as administrator' and on a couple of occasions I have managed to save things (I'm not sure how??) but next time I go into it, it reverts back to the same error message. Also it is hit and miss, and near impossible to search and locate any files. What am I doing wrong? Any help anyone?? Loathing Window10 right now!!! Found this forum and the will to live returned very slightly!! Thanks in advance. :confused:
 
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What is the name of the doc folder to which you are trying to save? For example, "My Documents is now a protected junction folder, and there is no normal access there.
 
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Whenever I try to 'save as' in a documents folder, it flashes up "you don't have permission to save in this location. Contact the administrator to obtain permission. Would you like to save in the documents folder instead?" When I click 'Yes' I just go round in circles to be told I do not have permission??? I have followed instructions to 'Run as administrator' and on a couple of occasions I have managed to save things (I'm not sure how??) but next time I go into it, it reverts back to the same error message. Also it is hit and miss, and near impossible to search and locate any files. What am I doing wrong? Any help anyone?? Loathing Window10 right now!!! Found this forum and the will to live returned very slightly!! Thanks in advance. :confused:
I had a past experience very much similar to yours.
I was unable to save anything to any folder except the desktop. I could, after saving to my desktop, drag it to any folder I wanted. Weird.
As it turned out, it was the "permission" issue.
I can only offer you a "generalized "suggestion based on what I did to fix my problem........

Go to your Documents folder > right click at one of the files > click Properties > click Security tab at the top > under Groups or user names, do you see your username on the list, or do you see Home users > click at one of thse two you see on your list > under Permissions for ( name ), does it have all the Permissions checkmarked ?
If not, click Edit and put a checkmark on all the Permissions > click OK when done.
Not sure if it is needed, but for a good measure, reboot. Then see if problem solved.
 
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