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Windows 7: User admin rights issues after data migration

09 Mar 2016   #1
ztalk112

Windows 7 Home x64
 
 
User admin rights issues after data migration

I recently migrated a bunch of files and folders from my NAS to an internal (2nd) hard drive on my laptop. At first, all those folders had a gold padlock overlay. I removed those locks by following the instructions at:

Lock Icon on Files and Folders - Remove in Windows 7

However, I'm still encountering access issues when I try to save files into those migrated folders or move any of those folders (see the attached screenshots), even though I'm logged in as a user with admin rights.

I guess I haven't completely taken ownership of these files/folders? I believe I know how to do that on an individual basis, but there are hundreds of folders involved and I'd like to do a bulk edit that removes these security restrictions in one action.

Is that possible?

Thanks in anticipation.

Gary




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09 Mar 2016   #2
Lance1

Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
 
 

Need to take ownership of multiple files or folders Here's something to consider. It says it's for Windows server 2008 but Windows 7 has this command option as well.
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