WindowsError: [Error 5]

Voelker, Bernhard bernhard.voelker at
Tue Jul 31 15:09:21 UTC 2012

john welford wrote:

> I have just upgraded to a windows 7 machine (64bit) [...]

> bzr: ERROR: [Error 5] Access is denied: u'C:/Users/welf/AppData/Local/Application Data\\*.*'
> (It also seems to have issues with "My Music" and similar)

You can't navigate there even with the File Explorer on Win7.

"Application Data" is a link to somewhere else. But you don't
have access to it - not even with administrative priviledges.
<humour class="black">
  This is one of the best "security features"
  Microsoft has ever invented.

> Any thoughts on why it's happening or a way round the problem?

Put your data somewhere else ...

Have a nice day,

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