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resolving CAS & Access denied error

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I myself noticed a lot of Access denied errors and some people had de CAS error.

This all comes down to a certain setting in Windows.

you should do this for every expansion!

1. close the launcher

2. Go to the folder with the data folder.  example: C:\wow\   (data folder is in wow)

3.Go one folder up   example: C:\

4. rightclick on the wow folder and click on properties.

5. Under attributes there is a read only checkbox. uncheck it.

6. Start the launcher.

 

this should resolve the CAS error and access denied errors.

NOTE: either the firestorm launcher or wow itself keeps turning the read only back on. So if you encounter the error again, repeat the steps.

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So how does one fix the error if it shows when the torrents downloading.

I got to 99.5% on the download and it shows Access denied writetodisk what do I do

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On 7/7/2017 at 5:23 PM, Babefacegrim said:

So how does one fix the error if it shows when the torrents downloading.

I got to 99.5% on the download and it shows Access denied writetodisk what do I do

Try run your torrent client as administrator.

If use BitTorrent then you should be able to do this by:

  1. Open the Windows search bar (on Windows 10 press the Windows key)
  2. Search for %AppData%
  3. Open the BitTorrent folder
  4. Right-click on BitTorrent.exe and select 'Run as Administrator'
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