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. m 0 l 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? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Unable to execute file in temporary directory setup aborted Forum SolvedXCOPY "Access Denied" and "Unable to create directory" Forum Unable to access file in temporary directory Forum SolvedInstaller : wrapper createfile failed with error 5: access is denied Forum Unable to decrypt. Access is denied error. Forum Error 5 access denied? Forum admin error code 5 access denied Forum How to recover error5 access denied Forum Error 5 - access is denied Forum Error 5: Access Denied (Not on domain nor server) Forum Mmc.exe Access Denied Error 5 for services.msc Forum Mmc.exe Access Denied Error 5 for services.msc Forum [Solved] Error 5: Access Denied Forum "Error 5: Access is denied" when installing via. Hardware .. Forum System Error 5: Access denied using FSMigrate.exe Forum ERROR_ACCESS_DENIED 5 (00000005) when trying to use DNSCMD.. Forum Error:5 access denie Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !