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No permission hi i have bought a 1 tb wd network hard drive, ive set it up no problem and am now transfering all my audio, pictures and other files from the computer to the drive. the problem i am having is that half way through copying large files the drive comes up with a message saying " i need permisson from the administrator. after this i can open files but delete, create or transfereing files is not possible. then i have to power down the drive and power back up. then it lets me transfere again, but only for a short time????????? its as if it cant handle large amounts of data at any one time. any ideas? what about mapping? will that work? help ive been tranfering files now for 4 days and there is only 20gb on there at the mo. any ideas??? many thanks DM

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Right click on transfer or WD book and click run as administrator.

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