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Windows 7: Full control

04 Nov 2012   #1
Herm61

Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) Service Pack 1
 
 
Full control

I tried to take Full control in permissions but the full control box will not check. What am I doing wrong?


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04 Nov 2012   #2
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Herm61 View Post
I tried to take Full control in permissions but the full control box will not check. What am I doing wrong?
Where are you trying to change the setting; a file, a folder or a whole drive?
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04 Nov 2012   #3
Herm61

Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) Service Pack 1
 
 

A folder but I didn’t understand that there is a difference.
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04 Nov 2012   #4
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Herm61 View Post
A folder but I didn’t understand that there is a difference.
Try this first;

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1911-take-ownership-shortcut.html
(if it solves the problem, then you can disregard the following)

Have a look at the information in the following site before going further;

http://www.techsupportalert.com/cont...dows-7-uac.htm

The site listed below will provide instructions on how to change permission on files or folders;

http://forum.thewindowsclub.com/windows-tips-tutorials-articles/18379-how-take-ownership-full-control-permissions-files-folders-windows.html

HTH
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