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Windows 7: Help with folder permissions!

20 Apr 2010   #1
xXVirusXx

Windows 7 Pro
 
 
Help with folder permissions!

Can someone help me with my folder permissions in Windows 7? I tried changed folder permissions in C:\Users and it messed stuff up bad. Whenever I go into Firefox it says "Could not initialize security component..." and my Catalyst Control Center won't boot up properly. This is after doing a system restore to a few hours earlier too. What should the Users folder look like? Is there any easy way to fix this?


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20 Apr 2010   #2
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xXVirusXx View Post
Can someone help me with my folder permissions in Windows 7? I tried changed folder permissions in C:\Users and it messed stuff up bad. Whenever I go into Firefox it says "Could not initialize security component..." and my Catalyst Control Center won't boot up properly. This is after doing a system restore to a few hours earlier too. What should the Users folder look like? Is there any easy way to fix this?
Have you tried changing what you changed back to the default settings?
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20 Apr 2010   #3
xXVirusXx

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

How do I do that?
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20 Apr 2010   #4
xXVirusXx

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

I think i got it. Under the AppData file I just made sure my username had full control and applied it to all the child files/directories and it seems to be going again.

EDIT - Sorry for the double post.
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20 Apr 2010   #5
ryo

 
 

yah the logic if you are admin and you want to share to client. login as admin and make sure the security is everyone or you can add by name to access the folder.
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20 Apr 2010   #6
xXVirusXx

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

Is there a way to reset all the default permissions?
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20 Apr 2010   #7
ryo

 
 

i think not. maybe you can try to restore point for back to the date before.
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20 Apr 2010   #8
xXVirusXx

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

I tried doing it a few hours before I messed it up and that didn't fix it.
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20 Apr 2010   #9
hubris

W7, Xp Pro
 
 

Hi, maybe wrong, what about sfc /scannow ?
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20 Apr 2010   #10
ryo

 
 

Sharing and Permissions

maybe this can help.
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