Sep 19

## Fixed – Resolved – Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file” error when you try to install, update or start a program or file

Check to see if the file has been blocked by Windows

In most cases the file may be blocked by Windows. Check the properties of the file, there may be a note saying This file came from another computer and might be blocked to help protect this computer To check for and unblock the file, follow these steps:

1.Right-click the blocked file and then click Properties.
2.In the General tab, click Unblock if the option is available.

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May 07

## How To Fix “Windows cannot access the specified device path or file” Error

I just had this issue on a Windows 2003 server.

When you copy an .exe file from another computer to a Windows Server 2003 , there is blocked property set on the file. This is due to the increased security on server os. Do a properties on the file and select unblock on the bottom.

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