Vista - yet again

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Toyman, Mar 6, 2007.

  1. Toyman

    Toyman

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    Arg! So I'm on a new Vista laptop - yeah I know, I hate vista too, but I use it as a test machine for development.

    I have UAC OFF, and I'm an administrator. I'm trying to add a folder in the start menu, for organizing. So in Windows Explorer I click on Desktop->Mike->Start Menu, You would think it would let me in there, but noooooo, I get this:

    Location is not available
    C:\Users\Mike\Start Menu is not accessible.
    Access is denied.
    [OK]

    What the heck, it's MY folder!

    The special permissions were set to deny everyone access, even admins. WTF?? Was this an Acer thing, or is this set by vista by default?

    Oh, and there are a whole bunch of other folders that are protected this way.