Home Forums Tech Helproom Permission to copy files not allowed Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Permission to copy files not allowed SparkyJack 10:48 31 May 2014 Locked A desk top died with a MoBo fault. New machine acquired. HDD removed from dead machine and hooked up as external to transfer files. Most go,but some put up message 'You do not have permission to copy these files' Both old and new devices have administrator rights. How to get round this cone? This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.