Windows Vista copies a read-only file or a read-only folder on a Windows 98-based computer instead of moving the file or the folder as expected

Windows Vista copies a read-only file or a read-only folder on a Windows 98-based computer instead of moving the file or the folder as expected

Article ID : 933465
Last Review : May 8, 2007
Revision : 1.0

SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. On a Windows Vista-based computer, you try to move a read-only file or a read-only folder from a shared folder. This shared folder is located on a Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)-based computer. In this scenario, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:

Destination Folder Access Denied
You need permission to perform this action
<Folder_name>

After you click Retry or Cancel, you press F5 to update the screen. Then, you find that the file or the folder has been copied instead of moved.

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STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the Applies to section.

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WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, copy the file or the folder, and then paste it to the new location. Then, manually delete the original file or folder.For more information about a problem that can occur when you try to delete the original file or folder, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

933756 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=933756/)You may be unable to delete a folder on a Windows 98-based computer by using Windows Vista

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Ultimate
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Business N 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Basic N 64-bit Edition
• Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition

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