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Windows 7: Folder Access denied after installing new windows

28 Feb 2013   #1
mrshahrukh

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Folder Access denied after installing new windows

Hi. I had applied access restriction through the security tab on a folder. The setting had been set on each subfolder and every individual file within them. Recently I installed new windows and when I changed the access setting to "Allow" it would only apply to the parent folder and an error comes that show "Access Denied to ..." for each folder inside it. Which means I have to edit settings each single file and folder. Its a big trouble because there are hundreds of files inside. Please Help.


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