"Cannot save -----because write access was not granted."

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When I grayscale or crop a photo, a box pops up saying "cannot save ______(photo) because write access was not granted"
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S Burton

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Cristen Gillespie

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Just a guess, but is it possible you have theĀ  Preference in File Handling "Save as to original folder" enabled (it is by default), and you're opening from a drive you don't have write privileges for? It sounds like it's trying to save back to a drive that has limited access.