Error when installing Dynamics GP Service Pack “Access to the path 'C:\Program Files (x86)\MicrosoftDynamics\GP\ Dynamics.exe.config’ is denied”

image This might be common sense to IT people. Otherwise, this will save you a lot of headache. By now, you’ve probably clicked on  Program Files (x86) a few times and wonder why you cannot give yourself Full Control security to this folder, and the answer is you cannot by design.

Solution

1.Double click to open Program File (x86) 2.Right Click on Microsoft Dynamics folder, click on Security Tab>>Edit>>select the correct Group or usernames. 3.Give yourself Full Control security to the Microsoft Dynamics folder, click OK 4. Try installing your Service Pack again If Error still persists, check these:
  • Repeat steps 1-4 above and make sure that you selected the correct Group or usernames in step 2
  • Double click on Microsoft Dynamics folder, right click on GP folder and make sure you have Full control under the security tab.
image image Good Luck!