<rtdavide@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> My logitech webcam went wierd on me today ....meaning it got stuck in
> a loop trying to update the drivers....
> and I needed to remove it and reinstall.
> But i ran into the same type of errors reinstalling it.
> error1317. An error occured while attempting to create the directory C:
> I was on the logitech support line and basically it seems like a
> windows issue of not being granted enough permission to write these
> folders. they could not advise me further and suggested i contact MS
> about how to resolve this.
> I had installed this camera before on Home Premium but over the
> weekend upgraded to Ultimate.
> The camera had initially installed fine, but today on bootup it seemed
> to hang trying to update.
> I have UAC turned off, and am the sole user on the computer. I have
> administrative rights.
> I have set the permissions on the folders logitech tries to create to
> ownership under my name, but it seems to make no difference. the
> ProgramData folder seems to have no restrictions on it when checking
> the permissions on the security tab under it's properties.
> I had temporarily disabled the Panda Firewall and AV software as per
> request, but have not been able to get past this.
> any suggestions?
What are the permissions by other accounts on that folder have? I found in
my case where permissions on a folder by another account like the Everyone
superseded my my Admin account permissions and was blocking my rights.