Access to the path ‘C:\inetpub\wwwroot\*’ is denied.

This problem occurs when user wants to access a file on which user has no access rights. To resolve this issue provide the access rights to everyone on the directory in which that file resides.


  • Go to Directory.
  • Right click on the directory select property and go to security tab.
  • Click on edit button and then add button.
  • Write “Everyone” in the textbox.
  • Click on check Names.
  • Give full control rights and click on OK button.