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Cant Copy a folder no matter what !

Q: Cant Copy a folder no matter what !

Hi guys,
I know there maybe already a topic here of this problem but believe me i have done everything on the internet to try to copy the Desktop folder to backup ... but it always says Access is denied
 
most of the folders were hidden as system files - that I fixed
All titles files and folder are green in color
 
here are the things I tried - XP sp3
Tried to take ownership - which i think i succeeded
give permission
Ran combo fix
tried to decrypt - access is denied
Run scandisk
Took out HDD and connected to windows 7 PC - did the same things still failed
no matter what I do The Folder just doesnt copy
Access is denied !!
any solutions ?!

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A: Cant Copy a folder no matter what !

The green color indicates that the folders are encrypted....without the proper key, the files cannot be accessed.
 
The question I have is how did the files become encrypted?
 
If encryption is the result of malware, you should initiate a new topic, following Steps 6-8 of Preparation Guide, Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html and submit the requested DDS log, along with your ComboFix log, in the forum containing the Preparation Guide.  In your new topic, please provide all pertinent details leading up to evidence/notification of the files being encrypted.
 
Once that is done, this topic will be closed and your new topic should be pursued to conclusion.
 
Thanks for understanding .
 
Louis

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Hi guys I made a topic here http www bleepingcomputer com forums t cant-copy-a-folder-no-matter-what of this problem but believe me i have done everything on the internet to try to copy the Desktop folder to backup but it always says Access is denied most of the folders were hidden as system files - that I fixed All titles files and folder are green in color its a desktop folder of a user that i want to backup because i need to do a clean install here are the things I tried - XP sp Tried to take ownership - which i think i succeeded give permission Ran combo fix tried to decrypt - access is denied Run scandisk Took out HDD and connected to windows PC - did the same things still failed no matter what I do The what Copy Cant folder ! a no matter Folder just doesnt copy Access is denied A moderator told me to Cant Copy a folder no matter what ! create a new topic here and post DDS and Cant Copy a folder no matter what ! Combo Fix logs here they are attached please help

A:Cant Copy a folder no matter what !

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A:Does it matter where you get your physical copy of Windows if your authentic?

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A:Does it matter what folder????

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A:Solved: Folder Tree MISSING from Copy, Move, Add Folder popup

Click start > run > type regsvr32 /i shdocvw.dll and click ok. If you don't see immediate results, reboot.
 

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A:How to copy INDIVIDUAL folder icon to another folder?

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A:Solved: Batch file to copy a file from folder and rename it in another folder

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A:copy to folder

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http://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/65954-how-copy-just-what-i-want-folder-when-backing-up.html
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A:Sub Folder Missing After Copy

Hello and welcome to the forums hairycheese!

Have you tried using WinDirStat to look for the missing subfolder?

http://windirstat.info/download.html

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/238109-sub-folder-missing-after-copy.html
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Hi Musiclover,

I agree it can be difficult to get used to but there is a distinct area at the far left and right side of the detail pane that moves or copies to the actual folder

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This should help.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/back-up-cant-copy-folder.353045/
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A:Copy Folder with the same Permission

  
Quote: Originally Posted by zaldhie


good day to all

i just want to share my problem regarding with the folder copying with the same permissions.

here's the scenario i installed domain server in my company and create a users ofcourse and in client pc we make 2 partitions in it(hard drive) C & D on drive D i make a folder USERS with the permissions.

C Drive OS Installed and basic programs
D Drive(with USERS folder) this is were i want to put the profiling on every users login on a client pc.

my problem is..

1. how can i copy the USERS folder in every client pc with the same permissions so i don't need to set in one by one on a client pc.
2. if there's a software or simple program that can do such thing transferring a folder to another pc over network with the same permission.

hope you could help me



You will want to use the inherit permissions box for this. The tutorial below explains the process.

In order to have the same permissions on every machine you would need to add those machines to a User group which has the desired permissions set.

Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/243381-copy-folder-same-permission.html
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The old Dos commands have been removed. What is wrong with just using File Explorer to do the move.

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A:Cannot move/copy files within folder

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Looking at the problem a different way, is there some way for me to rename a whole directory full of folders en masse?

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A:Can't copy over user folder to another drive

You can check for paths longer than 260 with this tool:
TLPD / Discussion / Open Discussion:Update for Unicode?

You need to download AutoIt3 to run it and/or "compile" it.

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I have seen this once or twice, no rhyme or reason. The "solution" is to be very explicit in the command as it is interpreting the copy operation to copy the file over "D:\data\errors" instead of into it. Use the command:

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I know you shouldn't have to be that explicit, but every now and then, it thinks it is smarter than you and gets it wrong.
 

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A:Copy hal.dll file to system32 folder

put your HD back in original tower and fix with windows cd.
or
there is a way to copy a file through command prompt. look it up it's a bit more complicated
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you get c:\document and settings\administrator>
(find your good hal.dll and type)
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dir d:(here you see test.txt)
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1 file copied
dir c:
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A:How to copy a file into System32 folder...?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Redz


So I want to replace the explorerframe.dll (theme purpose) but everytime I try to replace the dll I get an error saying I need some kind of permission. I used the search function and found this Take Ownership Shortcut.
I installed it and took ownership of the system32 folder but still I'm being asked for some kind of permission, what else can I do ?

P.S. Sorry if I posted this in the wrong section.


You are just determined to make your life difficult.

You have taken ownership of a folder whose owner should be TrustedInstaller which is a special account used by Microsoft. Don't be surprised if you are plagued with occasional problems.

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System Restore - How to use

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/copy-from-cdrw-disc-to-c-folder.161395/
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Since that is not something that one normally would do, could you please explain why you would want to do that so I can learn something new?

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A:Copy folder structure and filename only

Have a look at this link, and scroll down to Filenote

http://www.moonsoftware.com/shelltools.asp

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This isn't a Vista issue. You're talking about DOS batch programming. Just look up tutorials on-line for this topic, specifically on the "move" command. If you go to the command prompt (cmd) and type in "move /?", you'll get a brief detail about the format of the command.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/297603-copy-some-files-one-folder-another-using-batchfile.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/14608-how-copy-file-system32-folder.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/354280-can-i-just-copy-old-fonts-folder-old-installation-new.html
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/how-to-watch-a-folder-and-copy-certain-files-1081409.html
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Hi,
 
Does your user have permissions to delete/write on the shared folder?
 
Where is the shared folder created (windows server, Linux server, NAS, etc.)?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/586486/need-files-in-folder-to-move-not-copy/
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TSR Copy Changed Files

This software will copy the files and re-create the folders. You can filter by file type too.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/340841-how-move-copy-files-together-its-folder.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/copy-file-to-multiple-folder.470778/
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https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/0b3d3006-0e0f-4c95-9e2f-4c820832ebfa/using-robocopy-to-copy-folder-structure-only?forum=w7itprogeneral
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http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/280125-powershell-copy-folder-rename-day.html
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Use Robocopy (go to a command prompt to use).

http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/243748-windowsimagebackup-folder-cant-copy-paste-external-usb.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/249256-dangerous-copy-user-profile-folder.html
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Hi and welcome to SevenForums!

Don't know if this will work for split DVDs, but maybe someone else knows??

System Image - Extract Files Using Disk Management

http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/348660-copy-windowsimagebackup-folder-5-dvd-set-external-drive.html
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A:[SOLVED] Copy folder via command prompt

Hi,
Welcome to TSF

Go to Start and right click>explore
A window will open (tree)
Select the folder you wish and right click on it>COPY
Open MY Computer and open the D:\ drive
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-copy-folder-via-command-prompt-444370.html
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Suggests that Windows Explorer is damaged.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-shutdown-when-i-cut-or-copy-a-folder-or-file.299166/
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A:Folder Copy by Cut&Paste : extremely SLOW

It's a bit hard to comment without knowing exactly what you're doing. But clearly on the surface of it you have a problem with your PC!. Transfer speed depend on number and size of files etc but 2-4MB/s is reasonable for a drag & drop to a USB. eg I can drag and drop a 100MB zip file in 20secs to a USB 2. flash drive/stick.
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2) Check you HDD (Computer,Properties,Tools or chkdsk)
3) Run a speed test on your HDD.
4) Try a USB flash to USB flash copy (using different USBs)
5) Run memtest
6) Run Malwarebytes

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http://crystalmark.info/download/index-e.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/138950-folder-copy-cut-paste-extremely-slow.html
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A:Copy PW protected folder/files to new system?

jam,
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/copy-pw-protected-folder-files-to-new-system-21492.html
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Welcome
That is not the way to go. With free software, you can copy your entire hd
Macrium Reflect FREE Edition - Information and download
and then image back.
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Download: Windows Easy Transfer for transferring from Windows Vista (32 bit) to Windows 7 - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details
Back up first, regardless of what you try.

LOL I see that you read my post on the importance of an image of a hard drive. Did you see that even I had a problem. Image is always needed and can be used to your advantage, now.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/295472-vista-wont-copy-entire-folder.html
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A:Copy Of A Folder Doesn't Keep Its Original Attributes

So why is this starting to happen?

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/57211-copy-folder-doesnt-keep-its-original-attributes.html
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Hello Lse123,

I'm afraid that I not understand what you are trying to ask. Could you please give more details on what you are trying to do or ask?


In the mean time, this may be helpful.

Context Menu - Add COPY TO FOLDER and MOVE TO FOLDER

Shawn

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/226003-when-i-drag-file-folder-cut-may-press-any-key-copy-rather.html
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Obfuscating the IP address is pretty pointless. Your lan is using private IP addresses that are not routable to the Internet.

Regardless of that, it looks like you are trying to access the administrative share of the server. Administrative shares are accessed using a dollar sign.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bat-file-to-copy-folder-from-network-to-local-pc.1160403/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/269066-how-do-i-copy-folder-path-windows-7-using-shortcut-key-kb.html
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/83421/cant-movecopy-a-file-folder-to-a-usb-harddisk/