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Windows 7: Help with previous hidden folder moved to new laptop - no permission

28 Mar 2012   #11
bbearren

7 Ultimate x64/7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by writhziden View Post
I appreciate that you are trying to help, but the attribute change you suggest will only make the folder visible. It will not change the permissions on the folder or the ownership. We need to see what the permissions status is with icacls and then set it up appropriately for the directory, subdirectories, and files.
We are also dealing with:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GarnettFan4Life View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bbearren View Post
Have you tried an elevated command prompt and used attrib -h on the folder?
Sorry, Very basic computer knowledge here so no I haven't and don't know what that is
I don't see a rush here. ICACLS is a bit more complex than ATTRIB. I think we can take it a step at a time.


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28 Mar 2012   #12
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

bbearren: Understand where you are coming from. Just wasn't sure you were heading in that direction...

GarnettFan4Life: Are you sure Private exists on that drive? Even if it is hidden, icacls should run on it. I just ran it on a hidden folder in my drive... Run the following commands and post back the results of the second command:
F:
dir /a
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28 Mar 2012   #13
GarnettFan4Life

Windows 7
 
 

[QUOTE=writhziden;1858284]bbearren: Understand where you are coming from. Just wasn't sure you were heading in that direction...
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28 Mar 2012   #14
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Ah, ok, the command then should be
icacls F:\BackupMar12\Private
Also, see what the result of
icacls F:\BackupMar12
is
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28 Mar 2012   #15
GarnettFan4Life

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by writhziden View Post
Ah, ok, the command then should be
icacls F:\BackupMar12\Private
Also, see what the result of
icacls F:\BackupMar12
is

sorry, it's actually a 4th level subfolder of BackupMar12


here's the other one though
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28 Mar 2012   #16
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Alright, let's just do this:
Code:
icacls /t /c F: /grant "Authenticated Users":(M)
icacls /t /c F: /grant Users:(RX)
icacls /t /c F: /grant Administrators:(F)
icacls /t /c F: /grant SYSTEM:(F)
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28 Mar 2012   #17
GarnettFan4Life

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by writhziden View Post
Alright, let's just do this:
Code:
icacls /t /c F: /grant "Authenticated Users":(M)
icacls /t /c F: /grant Users:(RX)
icacls /t /c F: /grant Administrators:(F)
icacls /t /c F: /grant SYSTEM:(F)

I have done that
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28 Mar 2012   #18
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Oh, forgot one step. You need to do that in an Elevated Command Prompt
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28 Mar 2012   #19
GarnettFan4Life

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by writhziden View Post
Oh, forgot one step. You need to do that in an Elevated Command Prompt
ok just did it in the elevated command prompt. More steps?
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28 Mar 2012   #20
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Are you now able to transfer the files to the laptop?
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