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D,f drives "access is denied" on double click. but opens when rt clk and 'open'

When i attempt to open local drives e & f with double clk of mouse it says"access is denied". but i can open the same when i rt click on the drive and use the open tab. tried anti virus avg 8, but of no avail. Request assistance.

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What OS you're using?
Are you having Admin rights on the system you're trying to access the e&f drives?

If you have admin rights, then try to look at the security options of the drive (Right click on the drive and check properties). Make sure that your login name / your group is listed with full permissions.

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