While attempting to save a file in a folder or while accessing a folder on a Windows 10 PC, you might get “You don’t currently have permission to access this folder, click Continue to permanently get access this folder” error.
Clicking the Continue button shows “You have been denied permission to access this folder. To gain access to this folder, you will need to use the security tab” error.
Windows 10 displays the error above when your user account doesn’t have enough permission to access the folder. If you are the administrator on the PC or know the administrator password, you can easily fix the error by adding required permissions to access the folder.
You currently don’t have permission to access this folder
Step 1: Right-click on the folder that you are unable to access to or save files in and then click Propertiesoption.
Step 2: Switch to the Security tab. Under Group or user names section, click the Edit button to open the Permissions dialog.
Step 3: Under Group or user names section, select your current user account.
Step 4: Under Permissions for UserAccountName, check if boxes are selected under Deny column. If yes, uncheck them and then click Apply. It should fix the issue.
If they are not selected or grayed out, click the Add button.
Step 5: In the Enter the object names to select box, type Everyone, click Check Names button and then click OK button.
Step 6: Finally, in the Group or user names section, select Everyone, check Full control under Permissions for Everyone (Allow column) section, and then click Apply button. Click OK.
If you are still unable to access the folder, we advise you scan your PC with a good antivirus software.