Unable to execute in the temporary directory. Error 5: Access is denied Tags: Games Windows XP Last response: February 1, 2011 12:36 AM in Windows XP Share jake001 January 31, 2011 8:37:13 PM Hello, I was trying to install a game on my xp pro system, and I received a message to the effect "Unable to execute in the temporary directory.: More about : unable execute temporary directory error access denied hang-the-9 January 31, 2011 8:56:43 PM Is the game compatable with XP? Have enough drive space? Installing as an admnistrator account? List your system specs, the game you are installing, exact error message and when it comes up, it will help with figuring it out. jake001 February 1, 2011 12:36:20 AM jake001 said:Hello, I was trying to install a game on my xp pro system, and I received a message to the effect "Unable to execute in the temporary directory.: Installed new 1TB\HD, had game running on previous hd (500gb), all things being equal, have any suggestions? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUnable to execute file in temporary directory setup aborted ForumUnable to create a temporary file setup aborted error 5 access is denied ForumError 5 : Access Denied ForumExternal hd: access denied , just explore Forum[Solved] Error 5 : Access Denied ForumUser get access denied error when prompted to change passw.. Forum" Error 5 : Access is denied " when installing via. Hardware .. ForumNo access to my temporary files folder, can't download stuff, ForumBatch File - " Access Denied " On Windows 7? ForumAccess Denied /Can't view files and can't delete them either HELP! ForumDeny _WRITE_ access to a file ForumError 5 : Access Denied (Not on domain nor server) ForumADMT failure - " Access Denied " ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! ForumWhy does Remote Access Connection Manager start? ForumAccess denied - other r/w ForumError movie maker sp2 ForumWhat is error 0xc0000094? ForumError windows unable to format it ForumI have installed windows xp n when i open any media file it doesnt work...an err More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !