Can't save the illustration. You do not have enough access privileges. ID: -5000

Community Beginner ,
Apr 13, 2022 Apr 13, 2022

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Getting this error message in Illustrator now after CC updates and Mac OS Update.

 

Adobe AI Version. 26.2.1

Mac OS Monterey 12.3.1

 

Saving files to a 6TB Seagate External Drive. This has been working for a year with no issues.

 

Just doing a general "Save" after making some revisions to the file.

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Community Expert , Apr 13, 2022 Apr 13, 2022

Go to your Mac System Preferences/Security and Privacy and grant Illustrator Full Disk Access.

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Apr 13, 2022 Apr 13, 2022

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Go to your Mac System Preferences/Security and Privacy and grant Illustrator Full Disk Access.

Kevin Stohlmeyer
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Apr 14, 2022 Apr 14, 2022

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thank you so so so much Kevin! this worked perfectly for me

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Apr 18, 2022 Apr 18, 2022

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This worked for me, too; thanks so much!

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Apr 29, 2022 Apr 29, 2022

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Worked for me Kevin, thankyou! 

 

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Jun 29, 2022 Jun 29, 2022

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Thank you so much! This just recently started and was so frustrating.

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Sep 25, 2022 Sep 25, 2022

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I have tried this solution and many other suggestions with the read and write permissions and I am still getting this error code. Any other potential fixes?

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Sep 25, 2022 Sep 25, 2022

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Exactly what did you already try?

Which version and system is it?

Exactly where are you trying to save the file?

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