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Windows 7: Remove file Permissions

28 Mar 2010   #1
burtie

Vista/Windows 7
 
 
Remove file Permissions

I recently installed W7 64 bit on a new PC and all my documents are stored on an external HDD however I cant access them without my admin password. What I want to do is completely remove any file permissions so they are assessable to everyone on the computer.

Can this be done?

Thanks


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28 Mar 2010   #2
Product FRED

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Either select all the files or the folder(s) they are in. Right click, go to Properties -> Security (tab) -> Edit -> Click "HomeUsers" and tick the "Full Control" box. Then just hit OK and you're done.
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28 Mar 2010   #3
burtie

Vista/Windows 7
 
 

There is no "HomeUsers" option int the security tab.
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28 Mar 2010   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Burtie,

You could use "Everyone" instead.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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28 Mar 2010   #5
burtie

Vista/Windows 7
 
 

Thanks I will give it a try and let you know
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