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Windows 7: Taking ownership of System folder

18 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Taking ownership of System folder

Hi folks,
I was wondering would anyone be able to help me. I am trying to copy a file to my windows system folder. I have already taken ownership of the folder and given myself full control. I even successfully copied a file to the folder a few days ago but now when I go to copy a file windows tells me I need permission from myname-PC\myname even though this is me user account?????

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18 Oct 2010   #2

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Welcome to sevenforums.

I don't know the answer but I do know this: don't muck around with "system" ownership. MS knows what they are doing. Restore things back like they were and then and only then let us know what your problem is.
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