Fixed: you don't have permission to save in this location


You don’t have sầu permission to lớn save sầu in this location” is one of the common permission errors in Windows 10. If you are seeking solutions for it, this post is what you need. I will introduce how to lớn effectively fix this error by yourself with 6 simple methods.

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While trying khổng lồ save sầu a tệp tin lớn a particular thư mục, you may receive sầu a pop-up notification telling that you don’t have sầu permission to lớn save sầu in this location. You are required to lớn liên hệ the administrator lớn obtain permission và recommended khổng lồ save the tệp tin to another thư mục instead.


Tip: Sometimes, you may run inkhổng lồ “The tệp tin or directory is corrupted và unreadable”, và MiniTool Partition Wizard can help you fix this error.

“You don’t have sầu permission lớn save in this location” error indicates that you cannot make any modification for the involved thư mục.

This notification is largely related to your system settings và file/thư mục settings. You should know that the third-buổi tiệc nhỏ antivirut might change your system security settings & this may lead khổng lồ this error. Therefore, try to disable all the installed antiviruses to lớn see whether the error is removed. If not, try the following methods then.


Is antivirut necessary for Windows 10/8/7 to keep your PC safe? Read this post khổng lồ get the answer, and you can also know some ways lớn prevent malware.

Fix 1: Give Full Control to lớn Administrators on Specific Folders

To fix the error, you can vì as the notification requires to give sầu administrative permission khổng lồ the specific folder. The specific instruction is here for you.

Step 1: Right-cliông xã the folder you want to lớn save sầu files lớn and select Properties from the context menu.

Step 2: Select Security tab in the pop-up window, và click Edit to change permission.


Step 3: Select Administrators và check Full control in Allow column. Then click OK lớn save the changes.


Note: If Full control has been checked, check any other option from Deny column and kiểm tra Full control in Allow column again.

Fix 2: Change the Owner of the Involved Folder

Alternatively, you can change the owner of the involved folder to lớn fix this error.

Step 1: Navigate to Security tab after opening Properties window of the thư mục và click Advanced button.

Step 2: In the pop-up window, find Owner & click Change next to lớn it.


Step 3: Type the object name in the empty box & click Cheông chồng Names to kiểm tra whether the name is legal. If yes, the complete name will be detected and displayed as the following picture, & you just need khổng lồ click OK.

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Step 4: Cheông xã Replace owner on subcontainers & objects and click OK.


Step 5: Repeat the steps of Fix 1 to lớn give Full control, then restart your PC khổng lồ activate the changes.

Fix 3: Give Permission lớn The Current User

“You don’t have permission to lớn save in this location” can also be fixed by giving administrative permission to lớn the current user. The detailed steps are below:

Step 1: Press Windows + R to lớn open Run Window. Enter netplwiz and cliông chồng OK button.

Step 2: In the User Accounts window, select the tài khoản with which you are getting the error message and cliông xã Properties.


Step 3: Under Group Membership tab, make sure that Administrator has been checked lớn grant this user and click Apply and then OK.


Fix 4: Disable User Account Control

To remove the annoying notification, you can mix Never notify for this user tài khoản. This will stop your computer from notifying you when apps attempt to lớn make changes to your computer or Windows Settings. This is a rather simple operation.

xuất hiện Change User Account Control Settings by searching directly in Cortamãng cầu tìm kiếm box.In the main interface of the Setting, move the slider to Never notify position và clichồng OK to save this change.



Fix 5: Run the Program as Administrator

If you run a program like Word & Excel, you can also receive “You don’t have permission khổng lồ save sầu in this location” error when you save a file after modifying. To fix this error in this case, the most direct way is to lớn run the program as administrator.

To vì chưng that, you just need to lớn open the program by right-clicking it và choose Run as administrator from the drop-down menu. Then you can work on a tệp tin in the program and save sầu files successfully.

Fix 6: Save The File lớn A Different Location

Finally, if you don’t want to lớn take any action lớn fix this tiny problem for personal reasons, you can choose a different location to save the file. More conveniently, you can cliông chồng YES on the message window to save the tệp tin to lớn the recommended thư mục, just as the notification prompts.

You’d better rethành viên the recommended thư mục, or you will spend some time to lớn find the tệp tin. Afterall, it is not your ikhuyễn mãi giảm giá location khổng lồ save sầu files.

Well, that’s all about how lớn fix “You don’t have sầu permission lớn save sầu in this location” error. Hope the mentioned methods will be helpful if you have sầu the same problem one day.



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