Windows 10: I just bought a flash drive but when i try to save a file to it, I get a permission error

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  1. I just bought a flash drive but when i try to save a file to it, I get a permission error


    I just bought a flash drive but when i try to save a file to it, I get a permission error

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    KEVINJORDAN5, Dec 10, 2019
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  3. Sher Amo Win User
    Copying movie to Flash Drive

    Hi Todd,

    One way on how to save and move files to a flash drive is by using the File Explorer in Windows 10. To assist you with your concern, to save your movie file to a flash drive, we suggest that you follow these steps:

    • Connect your USB flash drive to your PC.
    • Navigate to the folder or location where you save your movie files.
    • Right-click on the movie file and select
      Copy
      .
    • Right-click on the Start menu, and select
      File Explorer.
    • On the left-pane, double-click on This PC.
    • Double-click on the drive letter that correspond to your USB flash drive.
    • Right-click and select Paste.
    • Wait for the process to complete the transfer.
    • Once you’re done, you can safely remove your USB flash drive.


    Let us know if the solution above works for you.
     
    Sher Amo, Dec 10, 2019
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  4. I just bought a flash drive but when i try to save a file to it, I get a permission error

    windows 10 error while saving files "you do not have permission to save to this location "

    Hi David,



    Welcome and thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. We appreciate your interest in Windows 10.



    I understand the inconvenience as you are unable to save the files in folder on Windows 10. We will help you to resolve this issue.



    Kindly let us know with the following to assist you better:

    • Is this issue specific to any particular drive/file/folder?
    • Have you tried with different user account?

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to provide permission to the folder and check if that helps.

    Steps to give permissions to the drive:


    • Right-click on the folder which you’re unable to access and select
      Properties.

    • Click on ‘Security’ tab and under ‘Group or user names’ click on ‘Edit’.

    • Click on ‘Add’ and type ‘Everyone’.

    • Click on ‘Check names’ and then click ‘OK’.

    • Select ‘Everyone’ and under ‘Allow’ select ‘Full
      control’ and click on ‘Apply’ and Click ‘Ok’.


    For reference go through the below article:

    "Access Denied" or other errors when you access or work with files and folders in Windows

    (Applies to Windows 10 as well)

    Hope it helps. Reply to the post with updated status of the issue to assist you further.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Dec 10, 2019
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