Apply OS: Windows

Apply Navicat Product: Navicat for MySQL, Navicat for PostgreSQL, Navicat for SQLite, Navicat for MariaDB, Navicat for Redis, Navicat Premium

Apply Navicat Version No.: Version 12 or above


Users mostly receive this error when running Navicat by a non-administrator account under Microsoft Windows.

If a user is using a non-administrative account to run Navicat, in order to perform the backup successfully, the Settings Location should be set to a location other than the "Program Files" directory. For example, set the Settings Location to C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\localhost.

The Settings Location can be found at the Advanced tab of the Connection window.


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