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How do I allow Filezilla or WinSCP to write files to my harddrive in Windows 7?

How do I allow Filezilla or WinSCP to write files to my harddrive in Windows 7?

I've been using Windows XP for so long, it just lets me copy files... I'm assuming something security related in Windows 7 needs to be changed so that my FTP programs can write files on my harddrive.

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Guest [Entry]

"It sounds like you're running your FTP client in a non-elevated context and you're trying to download files to the hard drive in a folder that is not located in your user profile. You have 4 choices:

Download files to a folder within your user profile like c:\users\myusername\downloads
Run the FTP client in an elevated context (right-click Run As Administrator)
Manually grant permissions on the folder you're trying to download to. You need to give write access to either built-in Users group or your specific user account.
Disable UAC (NOT RECOMMENDED)"