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Is it as simple as: icacls * /T /Q /C /RESET but what ARE those permissions and who would the owner be. It took all of my privileges away and I wasn't able to access it at all. please help. Thank you very much! http://relite.org/windows-7/messed-up-permissions-on-windows-7-no-programs-will-start.php

http://www.enoctis.net/shared/Win7_File-Permissions.zip I used it last night and my woes are gone. In Windows 7 it is called "icalcs". It's ‘MY' pc!!!! Much obliged!

bh I just did it! I'm not sure if that moved to all the sub folders or not.I get into Windows 7 and now Windows 7 Doesn't have access to the its own C Drive. It will be the newest comment. Windows 7 Rights And Permissions For Audio Files?

I see it was also found by "bh" in his post of Oct 16, so why are there still questions? I pressed the reset button and after that all was hell. I just want to get it back to the original state (when I bought computer). Jul 10, 2012 When I install a game in Windows 7 and Windows recognizes it it dumps the game's shortcut in the Game folder of the Start Menu.

I wasn't too hopeful on an answer, a google search of my problem showed that everyone who had it re-installed windows. I suggest you do the same too. From 7 From 8 This is really really frustrating, what should I do ? Now the reason why I think the framework screwed up my permissions is, now whenever I start up firefox, an error message pops and and says "microsoft and acess this file

Reply toxy says: December 23, 2010 at 5:26 pm Thanks for this info, helped me fix windows' bullcrap settings. For My documents, My Music and other user related files, change to: 2. The file may have been moved or deleted." Then CREATE A NEW FOLDER WITH THE SAME NAME IN THE SAME PLACE FOR EACH (In my case had multiple folders). Will try unloacker software as one memeber mentioning in the post.

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I would love to catch whoever is responsible for microsoft permissions in a dark ally! Thanks for this post. No warning is given that the file is not saved. Reply lallouslab says: January 30, 2015 at 9:14 pm I would like to tell you that this feature has been implemented.

Can someone tell me how to fix this.(this is a re-post because I posted in the wrong section before.) General Discussion Correct File Security / Sharing PermissionsI am having difficulty setting http://relite.org/windows-7/installing-all-windows-7-updates-ate-once.php If so, can you show the actual command as I need to type it (with the icacls etc.) for My Music? and if no, what are my alternatives? I have quite a bit of experience, and I still cringe everytime I get this error.

Peter Go to security If there's a "Continue Button" with a shield click on it Highlight whatever you named the computer and Tick "Replace owner on subcontainers and objects (should be Then click the "Find Now" button. Working hari solution is correct but how can we change ownership of more than 1 file NRKist I just had a caller with this issue. weblink Access is denied.(Continue)" Next message:"Unable to set new owner on .

System Security Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is Very Important note: Step 3 is irreversible. M$ does!If I could I would thrash that Windows thing… Prabhu happy Nico Dahlmann Doesn't work for me neither.

Whenever I try to open a program or shortcut I get the "Open with..." dialog box and my option is Internet Explorer.

Added back other Groups such as Users, Creator Owner to the list and set proper permission to all of them and clicked Apply. Dec 18, 2012 I have Windows 7 account named Joe and it is an Administrator. You might have a very persistent infection OR you are installing/downloading something your rig does not agree with, OR you are not doing a true clean install. Just saved a notebook that stopped booting after a Windows Update. 🙂 Reply Autumn Ahlers says: March 5, 2014 at 2:50 pm Thanks a bunch.

I try to give it permissions like 3 or 4 times and it shows it should have permission but nothing happens. (I get an error message when trying to created a Thanks guys. silkstone says thanks. check over here Click edit pick your account username/admin then check that box that says "Replace owner on subcontainers and objects" hit apply.

I now see that my backup drive (which is attached to the WIN7 computer) will not allow me to open the saved documents in the MY DOCUMENTS folder , I tried I want to change permissions on My Music, My Pictures, and My Documents on my OS hard drive. Jonny says: February 12, 2010 at 5:14 pm Likewise, even running from safe mode cmd prompt as administrator I got access denied on all files and folders even though I know Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the

I tried MS support and their response was that I most likley used some sort of Encryption software. Never got a message saying the file was in use like it happens in other situations. I'm going back to XP. I do have a backup from a week ago, i used it but it had the same pribmlem.

But it was back when I restarted Windows in normal mode. I can't mess around with the startup each time. Nope. "You do not have permission to view or edit this object's permission settings". - Change ownership of all files in C: to Administrator. Using the above steps I still got the message that I had no permissions.

windows-7 windows-8 permissions user-accounts share|improve this question edited Nov 2 '12 at 15:07 asked Nov 2 '12 at 14:45 HackToHell 5,40022560 Do you have anything that's encrypted? –Tanner Faulkner Reply Windows 7 will not boot (Blank Screen) says: November 14, 2012 at 9:20 am […] ACL's as far as I understand it is Access Control Lists. Boby THANKS!!!!!! ANy ideas why this happened ?

These steps are highly recommend to do before attempting any repairs. Disabled Norton and I was able to access the file. What I want is a super duper admin group that has access to all SYSTEM folders and to make my admin user a member of that group. Primes with prime bit-counts Is there an RGB equivalent for smells?

I was able to run this from a Command Prompt on a Recovery Disc to fix a Windows 7 installation that booted to a black screen. Problem solved. Reply Afdhal Atiff Tan says: July 22, 2012 at 11:35 am Wow, thanks a lot! I did not understand how did you perform the following - "I created an admin account and added this line in the Properties of hosts Users (Computer\Users)" Open the properties of