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29 Jul 2009   #11

Windows 7 RTM
 
 

Nope, same problem, it set the Full Control Attribute fine, but the My Music folder and sub-folders still remain the same.

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29 Jul 2009   #12

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gareth View Post
Nope, same problem, it set the Full Control Attribute fine, but the My Music folder and sub-folders still remain the same.
Now move them back into the (old) My Music2 folder.
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29 Jul 2009   #13

Windows 7 RTM
 
 

Nope, still the same. I'm pretty pissed off that Windows 7 has did this, it should've have modified or even looked into my other Logical drive as I was only reformatting my other one. If anyone has included folders into their Music, Pictures or Videos from another drive then I would not recommend you to do a new install as you may end up with the same Issue as me.

Any other solution?
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29 Jul 2009   #14

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Are the locks still there?

I noticed some didn't have them.

by the way, is your account an administrator account?



All the things I let you do, should normally fix this.

Before the install, what os did you have? And what file system, NTFS or Fat32?
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29 Jul 2009   #15

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

On your previous install did you have some lock or encryption on your folders?
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29 Jul 2009   #16

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Gareth? Are you still there?
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29 Jul 2009   #17

 

You get padlocks on folders and files in Windows 7 when low permissions have been removed i.e. users, guests account, authenticated users from the folder. Follow the bottom half of this webpage starting from Changing Permissions
Change the permissions and take ownership of your files and folders | Windows Vista for Beginners

Where they add Administrators add Authenticated users instead.

If your having problems with the sub folders still after that. Then from the Security tab, hit the advanced tab then change permissions at the bottom then tick 'Replace all child object permissions with inheritable permissions from this object' and hit OK.
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29 Jul 2009   #18

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostbite View Post
You get padlocks on folders and files in Windows 7 when low permissions have been removed i.e. users, guests account, authenticated users from the folder. Follow the bottom half of this webpage starting from Changing Permissions
Change the permissions and take ownership of your files and folders | Windows Vista for Beginners

Where they add Administrators add Authenticated users instead.
Hi Frostbite,

Thanks for the explanation about the locks. Didn't think of that.

I don't know what Gareth has been doing, but the first thing I told him to do is take ownership, but he said that didn't work.

I assumed his account belonged to the administrators, and I asked him about it, but he doesn't respond anymore.

I have PM'd him, but no response.

So I'm leaving it at that.
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30 Jul 2009   #19

Windows 7 RTM
 
 

Hey guys, sorry about the delay.

I've tried changing the permissions and also taking ownership and still, no success. Yes my account is an Administrator account, my OS File Format was NTFS and I didn't have any encryption or locks at all. My previous version of OS (Windows 7 7227) didn't have the folder with the locks beside it on it's partition, It was on another partition, all I did was went to My Music (on my OS drive) and clicked on "Include another folder" and It grabbed the content from my music folder on my other drive (Logical).

It's so confusing.
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30 Jul 2009   #20

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gareth View Post
Hey guys, sorry about the delay.

I've tried changing the permissions and also taking ownership and still, no success. Yes my account is an Administrator account, my OS File Format was NTFS and I didn't have any encryption or locks at all. My previous version of OS (Windows 7 7227) didn't have the folder with the locks beside it on it's partition, It was on another partition, all I did was went to My Music (on my OS drive) and clicked on "Include another folder" and It grabbed the content from my music folder on my other drive (Logical).

It's so confusing.
By the "my music" on os drive you mean the music library?
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