DOS Error 5

Condition 

 

DOS Error 5 - Access Denied

 

 

Insufficient privilege to Read, Change or Delete a file.

 

Although most often found on networks, this error can occur on single user systems where the ATTRIB command has been used to mark a file "Read Only".

 

Action 

In DOS, make the ATTRIB Read/Write with the command:

 

ATTRIB -R <filename>

 

On Novell networks, try

 

FLAG -SRW <filename>

 

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