Thanks for the update.Follow steps below
- Try running Lightroom as an Administrator.
Right click Lightroom icon and select "Run as Administrator".Check if it works fine
- Reset Lightroom Preferences
Backup your catalog and close Lightroom
Press and hold CTRL+ALT+SHIFT while starting Lightroom and select yes on the Prompt to reset Preferences.
Expand the Destination panel of the Lightroom Import dialog box.
Thanks a lot!! of course it would have to be something simple. You have no idea how long I've been trying to figure this out.