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Windows 7: BIGGEST bug ever. lost all access rights on my files

22 Sep 2014   #1
noblex

window 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 
BIGGEST bug ever. lost all access rights on my files

ok, this is the weirdest thing microsoft did to me in my years using windows. I own a windows 7 ultimate license 64 bit got through my MSDN-AA account, this evening, after a restart, i lost ALL rights on all the files i have in my main (and only administrator) account. in the rights tab in the property i see that every sign is missing, but i can't add them beacue, you know what, i don't have rights to change rights on my stuff, yes!!

that's completely crazy, i'm really regretting i dind't move to ubuntu due to that couple of stuff i need that run only on this microsoft thing. it's really not possible i can't access none of my files and documents, i have 300gb of work them! i also tryied to access them via another administrator account i created now.. i was thinking about moving away the hdd and/or trying to pass by a live of some linux distros...


any tips?


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22 Sep 2014   #2
Gator

Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 & Server 2012r2 VMs: Kali Linux, Backbox, Matriux, Windows 8.1
 
 

Hi noblex and welcome to Sevenforums.

Can you try to take ownership of the folder where the files you have lost access to are located.
Take Ownership Shortcut

Then try to see if you can change the permissions
Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups
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