Using Dreamweaver CS5 and Win7... Sporatically, I will try to save my .html file and will get an error saying "access denied" to the .tmp file. So I do a "Save As" to another file name and then the original file literally disappears (is deleted / erased) from my hard drive. No where to be found!
Has anyone else had this experience? Is there a work around?
Here's the solution (as I learned from other forum posts):
- Disable the Preview Pane in Windows 7...
- Simply "deselect" the file in Windows Explorer (thus deactivating the "Preview" of the file) and try to save it again. The "Save As" dialog will appear and you can save it with the same name.
What is actually happening:
When a file is selected in Windows Explorer and the Preview Pane is enabled, Windows 7 displays the file (and locks it). If the file is also open in Dreamweaver and any modifications are made, the file is considered a temp (.tmp) file by Windows as it is already in use by the Preview Pane (and locked). When you try to save the modified file in Dreamweaver, you get the "Access Denied" error. If you go into Windows Explorer and deselect the file, the file will disappear (be deleted / removed) as Windows now considers it a "temp" file that is no longer being previewed. At this time (assuming you didn't close the file in Dreamweaver) you can try to save it again and a "Save As" dialog will open (since the original file was deleted).
Hope this helps!
I have a similar problem. With only Dreamweaver open on Windows 7 I edit an existing file and upon completion I try to save it with the same name (index.html) and I get the prompt ‘Access to X:\xxxxx\index.html was denied’. If I open the same file using notepad I can make the changes and save the file without problems....
Anny suggestion would be appreciated
Same kind of issue here ....I am having issues with saving changes to a previous file in DW CS5. My files are located on an external drive, always have been. I am using a new pc (WIN 7) and the drive is connected. I can open the files and change them just fine but I can not save them. I get ACCESS DENIED. Does anyone have any suggestions as to why this is happening and how I can get back to saving my changes?
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