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When you try to use a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services-compatible editor, such as SharePoint Designer, to create an .aspx Web page in a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Web application, you receive the following error message:
Additionally, the error message asks you to use a different user name and password to log on to the Web application. This behavior occurs even though you have Contributor permissions for the Web application.
Error: Access denied.
This issue occurs because you have limited permissions for Master Page and Page Layout Gallery.
To resolve this issue, give yourself Design permissions for Master Page and Page Layout Gallery. To do this, follow these steps: