Are you saving to the root directory? That is, to C: itself and not to any
folders on C: ?
I don't think you can save directly to C: .
It's a security measure. You have to save to a folder on C.
"MDB" <MDB@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I am trying to save to C: using Word 2003 and Windows Vista will not allow
> me. I even tried changing the security settings to allow everything and
> didn't work. The hard drive still appears to be write protected.
> "Peter Foldes" wrote:
>> Are you trying to Save to a disk or to your Hard Drive.
>> The error that you posted seems like it is trying to save to an outside
>> media like a CD
>> Please Reply to Newsgroup for the benefit of others
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>> "MDB" <MDB@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> >I recently upgraded to Windows Vista and everytime I try to save to a
>> >file to
>> > my hard drive I get this error;
>> > "Word cannot save or create this file. Make sure that the disk you
>> > what to
>> > save the file is not full, write-protected or damaged"
>> > I tried changing the security settings so it will allow everything and
>> > it
>> > didn't work. How do I fix it so I can write to my hard drive?