word dialog: you cant open this location with this program, please try another location

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Word wont open some files on my external SSD unless I move them to another location on the same SSD. If I move the file to a folder just one folder up on the Hierarchy, it will open the file.
How do I solve this while still keeping my files as organized as I would like them?
PS...this has never been an issue on other external drives....if it matters the drive I am using is a 1TB Samsung T7

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  1. يحيى احمد غزواني 151 Reputation points

    May be because of folder permissions.

    Open your SSD with file explore then go to the folder where you face the issue.
    Right click on the whole folder and select Properties
    Select Security tab then Advanced
    Give yourself full control over the folder ( your user name)
    Restart your computer

    I hope this will help you

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