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flower222

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how to unlock a file when access is denied . . .
« on: June 25, 2013, 08:23:05 PM »
i am having a problem opening certain files on my computer and i am always noted by the sign, write to disk, accessed denied. when i researched this term it said it could have something to do with your anti virus locking files. therefore i was wondering how i could stop avast from doing this. i have tried to go through my settings and have also restarted them too, to no avail. any help is welcomed and thanks so much in advance!!

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Re: how to unlock a file when access is denied . . .
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2013, 08:41:43 PM »
What/which file?  ???
Is there any indication that avast is locking your file(s)?  ???
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Re: how to unlock a file when access is denied . . .
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2013, 08:42:04 PM »
I doubt that avast would be locking your files, depending on what files they are you may need Admin permissions.