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Access to the path 'C:\ProgramData\Whitman Technological\Moneylender Professional\settings300.txt' is denied.

Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:40 pm
by wtech_josh
See the error message below received when opening Moneylender yesterday morning on our network server. According to the message you received a notice already, any idea what is wrong? The directory C:\ProgramData… doesn’t exist. The other workstations can open the program in single user mode.
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Re: Access to the path 'C:\ProgramData\Whitman Technological\Moneylender Professional\settings300.txt' is denied.

Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:44 pm
by wtech_josh
The ProgramData folder is hidden, but if you type it into the address (or show hidden folders) you’ll see it there. If this is on a server, then the chances are that the user that logged into the server and started Moneylender doesn’t have read/write permission to this folder/file for some reason.

Open up File Explorer and go to your c: drive. In the Address bar at the top, type ProgramData so it says C:\ProgramData for the address and press enter. Now that you’re in the folder, the contents will be visible. Go to Whitman Technological and then right-click on Moneylender Professional > Properties > Security tab > Edit > Add > add the user that’s encountering this error to the list and check the box for Full Control. Click Ok, and Ok again.

You should be good after that.
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