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It's not necessarily the Nook.... It's more likely to be the publisher of
If I'm correct, you've got the Nook working with Digital Editions (DE) so
that you can drag and drop ebooks to it. Let me assume that this is the
first time you've had this happen to you and that other ebooks are readable
on the Nook.
You need to check the digital permissions set by the publisher for the ebook
that's giving you this message. With DE in Library View, put your cursor on
the title of the ebook. A small arrow should appear. Click on that arrow,
and a drop-down menu will appear with three choices. Pick and click on
'Item Info'. You'll see a screen that displays information about the ebook,
including 'Permissions set by the publisher'. I'm pretty sure that the
publisher has set the permissions to restrict copying the ebook.
That said, copying the ebook to the Nook using regular utilities won't
change the situation, because the ebooks permissions file will block use on
You have options from here. The first one is to utter some foul language -
not very productive. Next, if you purchased the ebook, you can go back to
the source and tell them what's happened. They may - or may not - be able
to do something about it.
In the past I have downloaded Ebooks using the same proceedure. I have had computer problems that required a complete reinstall of windows 7.
So with a cleaned out computer I reinstalled ADE. Somewhere in the procedure I seem to be D/L to my computer rather D/L direct to the nook.
I must not have followed the critical sequence of inserting the Nooks USB at the correct time.
I have talked with the library person who was familiar with the procedure. No changes were made since I was previously successful.
Problem solved !!!!! I changed the ADE password to be the same as that used on the Nook.
and D/L item was allowed to be copied
Source of help was an ADE faq related to Authorize