Password when Deleting Files w/ Yosemite

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This morning I used the Grab tool to take a picture of a file I was working on. When I went to put the file in the trash I am asked for my password. I put in the password and it would initially say I didn't have permission. I changed the permissions under "Get Info" but nothing changed. I am now unable to delete any files. I've also tried repairing permissions using Disk Utility.

Any suggestions on how to fix this?
 
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Just found an issue that may be related.

Noticed now that when I try to save a new file (Microsoft Word document for example), I get an error that states that the drive is write protected or full. Neither of which are true. The saving and deleting issue only happens when trying to work with files on the desktop. Any other location works fine.
 
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2011 27" iMac, 1TB(partitioned) SSD, 20GB, OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan
I'd suggest shutdown and reboot and head off to Disk Utility and run it on the selected boot volume and Repair permissions and may as well do the Verify Disk as well.

And are you sure you're actually trying to Save the file to the correct place. ;)
 
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Have you actually checked the permissions of not only the drive volumes but also of the associated folders as well such as your Users Desktop folder??

You might want to try using TextEdit and see if it will allow you to save it in the same place just as a test.
 

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