Lỗi The System Cannot Open The Device Or File Specified

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When you try lớn install, update or start a program or a file, you receive sầu the following error message:

Error: Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permission lớn access the item


To resolve this issue, follow the steps in the methods below starting with method 1, if that method does not resolve sầu the issue continue to the next method.

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Method 1: Check the permission of the file or folder

cảnh báo Make sure you are an Administrator or you are part of the Domain Admins group if you are in a domain name.Permissions are rules associated with files that determine if you can access the tệp tin và what you can vì chưng with it. To kiểm tra the permission of the file or folder, follow these steps:

Right-cliông xã the tệp tin or folder, và then select Properties.

Select the Security tab.

Under Group or User names, cliông xã your name lớn see the permissions you have sầu. (The screen shot for this step is listed below).


Select Edit, & then select khổng lồ check the check boxes for the permissions that you need, và then select OK. (The screen shot for this step is listed below).


For more information on permissions, see What are permissions?

Method 2: Cheông chồng the tệp tin location

You might get this error if the shortcut or installation is attempting to access a location that is not currently available such as a networked or a removable drive. Cheông xã the path of the file that Windows cannot access & make sure that the location is accessible. (The screen shot for this step is listed below).


Method 3: Make sure that the tệp tin has not been moved or deleted

You can also receive this error if the file has been moved or deleted. Browse to the location of the file & make sure the tệp tin is in that location.

Method 4: Recreate the shortcut to kiểm tra for corruption

You can also receive sầu this error if the shortcut or other file type has become corrupt. You can check for corruption in shortcuts by recreating the shortcut. To vày this, see Create or delete a shortcut.If an application or other type of file is corrupt it may be necessary to repair the application to lớn resolve the issue.

Method 5: Unblochồng the file

In some cases the tệp tin may be blocked by Windows. Chechồng the properties of the tệp tin, there may be a note saying This tệp tin came from another computer và might be blocked khổng lồ help protect this computer To check for và unblochồng the file, follow these steps:

Right-clichồng the blocked tệp tin and then select Properties.

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In the General tab, select Unblock if the option is available.

Method 6: Chechồng to lớn see if your antivirus software is blocking the file

You can kiểm tra to see if your antivirut software is blocking a tệp tin by temporarily disabling it, & then trying to open the tệp tin. If you have sầu to lớn temporarily disable your antivirut software, you should re-enable it as soon as you are done. If you’re connected khổng lồ the Internet while your antivi khuẩn software is disabled, your PC is vulnerable to lớn attacks.Important: Disabling your antivirus software or changing the settings may make your PC vulnerable to lớn viral, fraudulent, or malicious attacks. diehmayxanh.com does not recommend that you disable your antivirus software or change the settings. If you have sầu to temporarily disable your antivirus software, you should re-enable it as soon as you are done. Use this workaround at your own risk. To temporarily disable your antivirus software, see Disable antivirut software


This issue can occur if any of the following scenartiện ích ios exist on your PC.

You vày not have sầu permissions lớn the tệp tin or the file location.

The tệp tin is on a location that is not currently accessible lượt thích a network location or an external drive sầu that is not currently connected to the PC.

The file has been moved or deleted.

The file or shortcut is corrupt.

The file may be blocked by Windows.

Your antivi khuẩn software may be blocking the file.

More Information

For more information about errors accessing files or folders in Windows, see "Access Denied" or other errors when accessing or working with files and folders in Windows