"X" can't be opened because you don't have permission to view it ... WTF?!

Discussion in 'iMac' started by eroxx, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. eroxx macrumors 6502a

    Jul 27, 2010
    Lately, when I am trying to open pics on my computer, I often get the above error ... What gives?!?!?!
  2. hfg macrumors 68040


    Dec 1, 2006
    Cedar Rapids, IA. USA
    Did you copy them from another account?

    Have you repaired permissions from Disk Utility?

    Check "Get Info" on your pictures folder and see if you have ownership and establish ownership and read/write on the folder and enclosed folders.

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