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Seagate HD problem

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Hi all,

I have a Seagate baracuda 200gb HD on my machine. This problem has been with me from the start, but Ive not had time to really investigate it.

If you try to do a straight move, or a cut and paste of any file, from any location to any location the file appears to move ok. but when you try and open it, the system gives the following error.

filename: access is denied.

make sure the file is not full or write protected
and that the file is not in use.

ive obviously checked the things mentioned, none of which are applicable.

this error occurs with every file i try to move, im now left with lots of files that are undeletable and unchangable in any way.

ive tried a defrag and running seagate disk software to check for drive errors with nothing found. seagate deny that its a problem with the drive and are particuraly unhelpful.

anyway, any help would be appreciated.. many thanks in advance.
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I would be very supprised if it is a faulty HDD.

Do you have ownership of the files? (I imagine you do)

Read this article


And maybe a few of these

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