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File.Copy to Program Files Directory.

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework
I searched high and low and have found some discussions on this topic but do seem to see any solutions.   So here is my issue.   I have an application that will copy 2 files to the Program Files directory.   What happen is, when I run it and the files exist (this should be what normally happens) I get accessed denied.   If I try to do a File.Delete (in code) first I get an access denied, however I can manually (in OS windows explorer) delete the files and then the copy will work.   I am running the application as Admin, so permissions to the folder are good.  

The application is restoring a 3rd party software file that tends to get corrupted a lot.   We have mechanism that will back this file up, but when I try to restore it I get the problem described above.   (not a file lock issue, I have made sure no programs have a handle to the file)

OS = Vista32
Program written in C#

Is there anyway of accomplishing this?


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