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Windows 7: "Require admins permissiosn to change folder" but i am the admin

30 Nov 2011   #1
tomharto

7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
"Require admins permissiosn to change folder" but i am the admin

My laptop only has one user account, mine, and its an admin. I tried messing aroudn with Homegroup but i turned it off and now i cannot do anything with my documents, i get the error "You require permissions from MYLAPTOP/TomHart etcetc..." but that user (as far as i know) is me.

1) How can i find out if thats my account or if for some reason mines changed/my documents owner has changed

2) Anyone know how i could fix this?

I tried using CMD running as admin and used TAKEOWN on the file but i still get the same error.

Im 95% sure its something to do with Homegroup cause before that it was fine, now its messed up.

Any help/advice appreciated


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30 Nov 2011   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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30 Nov 2011   #3
tomharto

7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I installed that, took permission of a folder in my documents, tried to rename it and i got the same error again
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01 Dec 2011   #4
tomharto

7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Anyone think of anything else it could be?

I tried renaming the Documents folder, i can do that, i cant rename a folder inside my documents but i can rename folders inside folders inside my documents if that makes sense lol >.<
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