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  1. #1

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    Sep 10, 2013
    Image cannot be opened - no permission to open
    Hi folks,

    I have recently come up against a problem opening images in Preview on a Macbook Pro I have had for around 12 months. I'm not sure what's wrong and when I view 'get info' cannot see a reason why I cannot open the images.

    Every image show me as having read and write permissions. I am therefore confused.

    Here's the error message:

    "The file xxxxxxxxx could not be opened because you do not have permission to view it.

    To view or change permission select item in Finder and choose File > Get Info."

    When I do this I cannot see any reason for the problem. The info says I have read and write access and that the image will be opened in Preview'.

    Any ideas what could have cuased this to start happening on seemingly every image I now try to open?

    Thanks :-)

  2. #2
    Have you tried Disk Utility to repair permissions recently? Sometimes permissions get messed up and need to be repaired.

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