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Windows 7: permission problems windows 7 home 32 bit


14 Sep 2011   #1

windows vista home premium
 
 
permission problems windows 7 home 32 bit

I am having permissions problems with my insall. I ran a in CMD as admin.
takeown /f "filepath" /r /d y
then
cacls "filepath" /e /t /c /g "everyone":f

at the "c:\Users" level However I still don't have ownership of my "C:\Documents and Settings" folder. What level do I have to run the script on to fix this. I am also having trouble installing some software.


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14 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

...Ugh.
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14 Sep 2011   #3

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

check into icacls since cacls has been deprecated.

Second did you verify that you are really the owner?

Takeown will not work in some cases.
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15 Sep 2011   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Gaining ownership or any permissions over Documents And Settings is pointless. It is just a junction that points to C:\Users. Gaining access only create duplicate content. A problem you are already probably facing if you did recursive permission changes in the user directory.
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