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Windows 7: Lost things after changing permissions

07 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 32bit build 7100
Lost things after changing permissions

I lost or Cant Use alot of things after changing the permissions of my C: drive, which currently has Windows 7 installed on it... i no longer have gadgets, windows media player, widows media center and there is no longer a search bar at the bottom of my start menu... (all i have noticed is missing/gone)

any help would be awesome

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07 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64

I would first try a system restore and if that doesn't work then a Repair Install should definitely work.
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07 Jun 2009   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello PsychoMantiz,

By default the owner of the C: drive would be TrustedInstaller. You might see if restoring the owner back to it may help. If not, then I would recommend what Mr GRiM suggested.

Hope this helps,
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