Fix unable to access specified device, file on windows
Please do the following steps to access specified device, path or file Manually fixing error
How to fix unable to access specified device?
↣ If you getting error message Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file.
↣ You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item
↣ May be seen on Windows XP SP2 systems with certain security restrictions in place.
↣ This is normally due to a flag placed on the file as a result of being moved from another
↣ computer or network.
↣ Right click on the executable file >> Click on Properties
↣ Click on General tab.
↣ & then you will find an Unblock button provided to allow normal access to the executable Click on it.
↣ Open Registry Editor
↣ Click on Start Menu >> Click on Run Button
↣ In the Open Box type regedit & then Press Enter
Caution : Incorrect Registry Editing can cause serious problems.
↣ Please be careful while editing registry or contact our supoprt team to fix it remotely
↣ you cannot install apps from a networked drive.
↣ Try coping them local first or change the registry setting in the citrix article
↣ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >> SYSTEM >> CurrentControlSet >> Services >> Cdm >> Parameters >>
↣ To grant users execute permission on mapped drives set
ExecuteFromMappedDrive to 1 \r
Things to do before fixing Error message: path or file
↣ Back up your files and folders
↣ Create a restore point so that you can restore to an earlier date if required
Fix unable to access specified device, path, file on windows