Windows cannot access specified device, path or file

KB ID 0000004 Dtd 08/09/08

Problem

Error: Windows cannot access specified device, path or file…
Happens when trying to run a program form a network share.

Solution

If the Permissions are correct to the network share you are trying to access

Note: Seen on 2003 Server with IE Enhanced Security Pack installed

1. Launch Internet Explorer on the machine exhibiting the problem.

2. Tools Internet Options > security > Trusted Sites > Sites > Add

3. Type in server you are trying to access like servername (Un tick Require server verification (https)” > Add.

4. Close > OK

5. Try again.

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Author: Migrated

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