Microsoft Windows is one of the best and popular Operating System of the world but sometimes this Operating System encounters some unknown types of error and when an error encounters the PC becomes slow and unable to work any operation. This “550 Access is denied” error occurs for various types of reasons. If the PC is in a workgroup and if the user creates an FTP site and set its authentication method to Basic authentication it creates error message and returns error on the PC screen. In this article we will discuss about the Windows error and how to fix “550 Access is denied” error when upload a virtual directory.
Symptom of the “550 Access is denied” error
When a user upload a file to a virtual directory in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 may receives the below given error message on the PC screen
“550 Access is denied”
Cause of the “550 Access is denied” error
When a user run the FTP 7.5 service of the Microsoft Corporation on a PC which is running on Windows 7 or Windows server 2008 R2 it return error and if the file contains the “~” symbol which is followed by numeric characters it creates issue and return error to the user.
Another reason is if the user use ftp://ftp.exe utility to upload a file to virtual directory. So it is most necessary to a user toresolve fix “550 Access is denied” error from the Computer.
Solution of “550 Access is denied” error when upload a virtual directory
To get solution from this error you can apply hot fix which is the product of Microsoft Corporation. You can download this hot fix from the Microsoft website. Basically this “550 Access is denied” error can be solve if you remove the “~” symbol and this not error can not affect in Windows Server 2003. If you are unable to download hot fix and want to get easy solution you can contact the customer service of the Microsoft for technical assistance. As this issue occurs due to Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 when you run on to upload a file to a virtual directory in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 it is a best suggestion to you, contact for the technical support of the Microsoft site. You have to search by the search engine and contact for the customer service for assist you and you can easily get solution from this “550 Access is denied” error.