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Re: File create problem

Hi again!

Ok, I "solved it" by reinstalling AVG. No idea why that helped...

Buggy PoS.


On 2016-08-25 15:54, Peter Rosin wrote:
> Hi!
> I have the strangest of problems. Freshly downloaded setup-x86_64.exe
> fails to create some files, e.g. bash.exe, with access denied. So, I
> started digging.
> Trying to create bash.exe (with any random content) by other means
> also fails.
> Creating other files in the C:\cygwin64\bin folder works just fine,
> e.g. C:\cygwin64\bin\bach.exe.
> There is no existing C:\cygwin64\bin\bash.exe that has permissions
> that can be examined, so the only permissions that can reasonably
> have any effect are those for the folder, but as stated, it is ok
> to create e.g. C:\cygwin64\bin\bach.exe which means that folder
> permissions appear to be ok.
> Renaming the existing C:\cygwin64 to C:\cygwin64old, and then
> trying to install a fresh copy in C:\cygwin64 gets the same
> permission error.
> Installing bash et al with the base in C:\cygwin65 works just fine.
> So, it appears that the name "C:\cygwin64\bin\bash.exe" (and a few
> others) is just special in some way.
> I'm not part of any domain, and I'm on Windows 10. Rebooting
> doesn't help. Disabling AVG business edition doesn't help.
> What can cause this? Can there be some hidden link to a pending
> remove? Any suggestions what I can try?
> Cheers,
> Peter

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