Unexpected Error Keeping You From Creating The File – Windows 7 Posted on by Webmaster IT Support Forum › Forums › Windows › Windows 7 › Troubleshooting › Unexpected Error Keeping You From Creating The File – Windows 7 Tagged: 0x80070522, Permissions, UAC This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Webmaster 1 year, 9 months ago. Author Posts March 21, 2016 at 9:14 am #1784 WebmasterKeymaster Here’s how to fix the following error that makes you unable to save to the root of the C: drive in Windows 7: An unexpected error is keeping you from creating the file. If you continue to receive this error, you can use the error code to search for help with this problem. Error 0x80070522 To fix this and enable you to save to the root of the C: drive, you have to disable UAC! 😮 ❗ Warning: This is not advised as UAC is a significant security enhancement and stops many many viruses. To disable UAC, you have to do this in the registry. Change the value of EnableLUA to 0. EnableLUA can be found in the following registry location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System You need to restart the PC and you will then be able to save files to the root of the C drive. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.