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29 Sep 2011  
Acolyte192

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

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Anyway, thanks in advance. I hope someone can help me. Also, one question. Will uninstalling Windows 7 completely remove the permission setting from all those files and folders?

Cheers!
No! NTFS permissions are stored on the file system along with the file they are not a setting in Windows but of the file itself. The problem, you applied DENY permissions which override ALLOW permissions on a group all users are part of, the USERS group. Even tho the ADMINISTRATORS group is given ALLOW those DENY permissions set to USERS takes precedence thus locking yourself out.

You might try from an administrative command prompt: (Not tested.)
Code:
icacls E:\* /remove:d users /T /C /L
Hey, first of all - thank you for your time and help. I appreciate it.

Second, it didn't work. It processed all the files which I'm already allowed access to, and the files that I don't have access to, well, the command prompt didn't get access to either.

Sorry. :/
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