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Windows 7: Made a no, no in my permissions for my C drive LOL need help

20 Feb 2014   #1
OMG Crackers

Windows 7 Home x64 with Ultimate x64 upgrade
 
 
Made a no, no in my permissions for my C drive LOL need help

Well my computer has been very slow lately and I feel I have a virus. My anti virus showed nothing and I became very frustrated even more when I lost like 4gb of RAM off my computer some how? so I felt it was a good Idea to mess with the permissions in my hard drive so that if there was a virus it couldn't get into my system. Stupid me I locked my self out of it instead LOL. so basically I cant do anything on my computer besides install and run programs that don't require Admin Rights. So how do I get passed this my windows folder is locked from me including files and programs in it?


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20 Feb 2014   #2
OMG Crackers

Windows 7 Home x64 with Ultimate x64 upgrade
 
 

Why hasn't anyone helped me I understand I did something really stupid but I need help gaining admin rights to fix this
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20 Feb 2014   #3
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Just sign on as the Admin. What am I missing here?
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21 Feb 2014   #4
OMG Crackers

Windows 7 Home x64 with Ultimate x64 upgrade
 
 

Well i clicked my c drive and messed with the permissions what can i do if i made it so no user can acsses my drive to switch to admin thats basiclly what i did
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21 Feb 2014   #5
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

What exactly did you do when you say "messed with permissions" - that can mean a lot of different things.

Is your profile and admin or a standard user?

Please post two screen shots showing the advanced security properties of your C:\ drive.
Permissions tab
Owner tab

See Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

Thanks
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21 Feb 2014   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Might I suggest a memtest - as mentioned some RAM has been lost and maybe even the second suggestion
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MEMTEST

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/105647-ram-test-memtest86.htmlthis one you will need to make a bootable disk set the BIOSto optical (or USB if preferred) boot the machine and let it run for at LEAST 8 passesunless the errors come upstraight away. Takes a fair time to complete and some leave it runningovernight.

If you do get errors and have morethan one stick then you will need to test each one separately and maybe even inthe separate slots.

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RESCUE AV BOOT SCAN

Go to here 5Bootable AntiVirus Rescue CD for Windows: Free Download and usefully the Kaspersky one is ok > make a bootable diskor USB stick set the BIOS to boot from what drive you are going to use an itwill run through the machine from the very start of power on. It would pick upanything that is lurking in or around the registry at least.
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