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Windows 7: Files on external drive cannot be accessed (owner + permissions hell!)

09 Nov 2012   #11
Kaktussoft

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first take ownership of everything! do it in Elevated Command Prompt
Code:
TAKEOWN /F  E:\  /R  /D  Y
post back when done. errors?

of course use E instead of Q. sorry


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09 Nov 2012   #12
Kaktussoft

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to Cymbal Man Freq
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cymbal Man Freq View Post
Speaking as a second poster in this thread.
I tried to Takeown from an Elevated Command Prompt. It gave me an error, invalid argument error/option - 'Eric
Maybe spaces should be underscores? idk
It told me to try TAKOWN /? FOR HELP, and I don't see any Y listed.
This is so DOS and most of that is before my time.

C:\Users\1 Eric Bentsen>TAKEOWN /F C:\Users\1 Eric Bentsen /R /D Y
TAKEOWN /F "C:\Users\1 Eric Bentsen" /R /D Y

this will make your current logon name the owner of "C:\Users\1 Eric Bentsen" and all files/folders below it
are you logged on as 1 Eric Bentsen ?otherwise it's stupid to do!
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09 Nov 2012   #13
Cymbal Man Freq

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I am logged on as that, there are no other users on the machine yet. I have a lot of permissions problems from imported folders and files. Why is it stupid? Should I do something else instead?
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09 Nov 2012   #14
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapat3ro View Post
I know! this is probably the messiest set of files ever

I'd like to keep full use of everything on the disc, but I seem to only have run into problems when using my mp3s on itunes, for example.
In the properties of E itself->security->add:

Authenticated Users
Users
Administrators

all with full control (temporary).

system is allready listed, let it as it is
remove CREATOR MAKER
remove EVERYONE

don't press APPLY or OK, but post screenshot
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09 Nov 2012   #15
zapat3ro

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Like this?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapat3ro View Post
I know! this is probably the messiest set of files ever

I'd like to keep full use of everything on the disc, but I seem to only have run into problems when using my mp3s on itunes, for example.
In the properties of E itself->security->add:

Authenticated Users
Users
Administrators

all with full control (temporary).

system is allready listed, let it as it is
remove CREATOR MAKER
remove EVERYONE

don't press APPLY or OK, but post screenshot


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Files on external drive cannot be accessed (owner + permissions hell!)-change.jpg 
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09 Nov 2012   #16
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapat3ro View Post
Like this?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapat3ro View Post
I know! this is probably the messiest set of files ever

I'd like to keep full use of everything on the disc, but I seem to only have run into problems when using my mp3s on itunes, for example.
In the properties of E itself->security->add:

Authenticated Users
Users
Administrators

all with full control (temporary).

system is allready listed, let it as it is
remove CREATOR MAKER
remove EVERYONE

don't press APPLY or OK, but post screenshot
yes, but now change some things. (although it works with this settings as well)
i want you to make it default.... just as creating a new volume.

administrator=ful control
system=full control.

authenticated users=see attachement. sorry it's in dutch and called geverifieerde gebruikers
users=gebruikers

put checkmarks in same order as attachment

Do it from security->advanced->change
save it and click advanced again. post that screenshot


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09 Nov 2012   #17
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cymbal Man Freq View Post
I am logged on as that, there are no other users on the machine yet. I have a lot of permissions problems from imported folders and files. Why is it stupid? Should I do something else instead?
If you're not that user..it's stupid...now it's fine
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09 Nov 2012   #18
zapat3ro

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Ok, I got them, I think, based on the doc. Is this the way it's supposed to go?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapat3ro View Post
Like this?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
In the properties of E itself->security->add:

Authenticated Users
Users
Administrators

all with full control (temporary).

system is allready listed, let it as it is
remove CREATOR MAKER
remove EVERYONE

don't press APPLY or OK, but post screenshot
yes, but now change some things. (although it works with this settings as well)
i want you to make it default.... just as creating a new volume.

administrator=ful control
system=full control.

authenticated users=see attachement. sorry it's in dutch and called geverifieerde gebruikers
users=gebruikers

put checkmarks in same order as attachment

Do it from security->advanced->change
save it and click advanced again. post that screenshot


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Files on external drive cannot be accessed (owner + permissions hell!)-dutch-settings.jpg 
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09 Nov 2012   #19
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapat3ro View Post
Ok, I got them, I think, based on the doc. Is this the way it's supposed to go?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapat3ro View Post
Like this?
yes, but now change some things. (although it works with this settings as well)
i want you to make it default.... just as creating a new volume.

administrator=ful control
system=full control.

authenticated users=see attachement. sorry it's in dutch and called geverifieerde gebruikers
users=gebruikers

put checkmarks in same order as attachment

Do it from security->advanced->change
save it and click advanced again. post that screenshot
autenticated users is wrong!! it shouldn't be special.
put checkmarks on item 2 ...9,11,12 only in left column.
post screnshot afterwards again
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09 Nov 2012   #20
zapat3ro

Windows 7 x64
 
 

oops! is it like this?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zapat3ro View Post
Ok, I got them, I think, based on the doc. Is this the way it's supposed to go?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
yes, but now change some things. (although it works with this settings as well)
i want you to make it default.... just as creating a new volume.

administrator=ful control
system=full control.

authenticated users=see attachement. sorry it's in dutch and called geverifieerde gebruikers
users=gebruikers

put checkmarks in same order as attachment

Do it from security->advanced->change
save it and click advanced again. post that screenshot
autenticated users is wrong!! it shouldn't be special.
put checkmarks on item 2 ...9,11,12 only in left column.
post screnshot afterwards again


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Files on external drive cannot be accessed (owner + permissions hell!)-modify.jpg 
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