Access to the path is denied

Description of Error:

One of the following errors occurs when attempting to apply an ESC patch.

Access to the path 'C:\Program Files (x86)\dESCO\ESC\' is denied.


Access to the path 'C:\Program Files\dESCO\ESC\' is denied.

Cause of Error:

This error is caused by the fact that the user you are using to log into Windows does not have permission to write to the C:\Program Files or C:\Program Files (x86) directory.


Log in to Windows as the local administrator account or change the existing user to be an administrator. Apply the patch after you do that and it will be successful.

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