FIX: "Directory eoes not have write permissions" error message when you add files to the remote root

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When you create a new Web project and then try to add a new file to the project, you receive the following error message:
Directory does not have write permissions
You receive this error message under the following circumstances:
  • You create the new Web project by connecting to the root Web on a remote server. -and-

  • You use the File Share access method (which is the default). -and-

  • You add files with any of the following extensions:
    • .asax
    • .ascx
    • .asmx
    • .aspx
    • .config
    • .cs
    • .xsd
Note This problem does not occur when you add other file types (such as .htm files, .xml files, and .css files) to the project. Additionally, this problem does not occur when you connect to the local computer.


Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
837234 List of bugs that are fixed in Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 1

Hotfix information

The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date        Time    Version     Size     File Name     
   19-Jun-2002 15:20   7.0.9510.0  294,912  VsWizard.dll


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 1.


Article ID: 324487 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.2
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Enterprise Architect
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Enterprise Developer
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Academic Edition
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