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Cannot create file "C:\Program Files(x86)\EFILive\V7.5\Configuration\...... Access is denied. - Knowledgebase / V7 Software - EFILive Service Desk

Cannot create file "C:\Program Files(x86)\EFILive\V7.5\Configuration\...... Access is denied.

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EFILive V7 Scan and Tune software was written for Windows XP which allowed users to update and create in the \Program Files (x86)\EFILive\V7.5 folder.  

For Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 users must manually set permissions to allow files to be saved in the \Program Files (x86)... folder structure.  To set permissions;

  1. Close the V7 Scan Tool and the V7 Tune Tool applications.
  2. Using Windows Explorer, navigate to the  C:\Program Files (x86)\EFILive\ folder.
  3. Right mouse click over the V7.5 folder and select Properties. 
  4. Navigate to the Security tab and select Edit.
  5. Select Users and set Permissions for Users to Full Control and Modify.  



  6. Apply changes and close the Properties application.


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