KB ID 0000818 Dtd 21/05/13
Seen on Windows Server 2012 when trying to complete a certificate request.
There was an error while trying to perform this operation Details: Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))
1. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to;
Note: ProgramData is a hidden folder.
2. Open the folder properties > Security > Advanced > Permissions.
3. Make sure the Administrators group, has the following rights to ‘This folder, subfolders, and files’ > Full control.
4. Make sure the Everyone group, has the following rights to ‘This folder only’ > Select ‘Show advanced permissions’.
List folder/read data>
Read extended attributes
Create folders/append data
Write extended attributes
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