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I am making a map for my thesis. While using ArcGIS, I must use Import71 to convert some .e00 files (In this particular case, political boundaries and Hydrography networks). When I select my output folder, I receive the message:

E:\ File Path" This file cannot be accessed. Make sure you have security privileges on the drive.

I use Windows 7. Is this simply a Windows/administrator problem or am I doing something wrong?

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most likely it is a permissions problem. I'd create a subdir on the e: drive and assign permissions to that. –  user33788 Jun 22 '10 at 4:04

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I think import71.exe is flat out incompatible with Windows7. You could try finding the import71.exe > r-click > Troubleshoot compatibilty, which I did but without success. I didn't try every available option.

The command line ogr2ogr from the gdal utilities suite can translate the files just fine on windows 7 though:

ogr2ogr out_dir test.e00

Install from http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/wiki

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