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Post by eastybeasty on Fri 19 Jun 2015, 20:54

Hi

I'm maybe missing something obvious. I've downloaded the sims 4 then the fix (the most up to date one that i could see) but having trouble getting past the first hurdle! I followed the steps from the sims 3 post: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t19603-destination-folder-access-denied-fix#. I went to The Sims 4 folder, changed the permissions to a tick next to full control, change and read for everyone (the only group / user name mentioned). Thought it would be easier trying to change that one folder instead of individual ones. For some reason I am still having permissions denied errors. I've tried restarting in case that solved the issue but it's still exactly the same. Surely I dont have to go through each folder within the sims 4 folder that has permissions problems? I have tried to solve this myself but not managed so far.

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Re: permissions denied

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Wed 24 Jun 2015, 03:27

@eastybeasty wrote:Hi

I'm maybe missing something obvious. I've downloaded the sims 4 then the fix (the most up to date one that i could see) but having trouble getting past the first hurdle! I followed the steps from the sims 3 post: http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t19603-destination-folder-access-denied-fix#. I went to The Sims 4 folder, changed the permissions to a tick next to full control, change and read for everyone (the only group / user name mentioned). Thought it would be easier trying to change that one folder instead of individual ones. For some reason I am still having permissions denied errors. I've tried restarting in case that solved the issue but it's still exactly the same. Surely I dont have to go through each folder within the sims 4 folder that has permissions problems? I have tried to solve this myself but not managed so far.

thanks in advance

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You will need to repeat the process for the "superordinate"-folders, namely the ones "above" The Sims 4. So that will be...Electronic Arts -> Program files(x86) -> C. 

Other than thatI'm unsure what is going on, in your computer. Are you logged in as the Administrator on that computer ? And are you sure you followed all steps from the guide completely ?
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