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Windows 7: Want to take back control of computer.

29 Jul 2013   #1
rickluc

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 
Want to take back control of computer.

I'm running HP Pavilion Elite m9040n PC with Windows 7. I originally was in conversation about getting HP Printer working right again. But I feel I've got this computer so screwed up I better try to get it straighten out before I worry about printer. I think I've got my permissions in the administrators side and family users side all wrong. It's been suggested to do a reinstall of Windows again, I don't feel I'm knowledgeable enought to do that. I'm logged on the administrators side now. But in normal conditions a restart and/or reboot it automatically logs in on the family side. My original problem was nothing in device and printers folder with the green line at top just keeps running. I installed HP printer but still see hp folder in C: and Network folder. I also notice there is little green lines under the folders in Network folder, I never noticed that before. I attach some snips of some of the denials. Thanks




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29 Jul 2013   #2
Persons Can Wai

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Just because you may have administrative rights, doesn't meant you can automatically access other's files. I think that may be due to them having a password on their account. As for "The folder is in use", you can try unlocking it with Unlocker. Or at least you can see what is taking control of it.

For the automatic logging into the family account on startup, maybe they have "Don't require a password" enabled under Control Panel > Power Options > Require a password on startup. I know that when you have htat option enabled, it prompts you for the password on resuming from sleep/standby, maybe it also bypasses on a restart if they are the last account logged in.
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30 Jul 2013   #3
rickluc

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

I tryed clicking on your link for unlocker and it takes me back to the main window. Am I doing something wrong? As far as "they" having a password there is no they. I am the one who setup the auto log in years ago, thats working right. I think I probably set something wrong in users and permissions. So how do I get access to these files? The computers mine and I would like to delete them. Even I use the family side except to install or uninstall a program or something that requires administrative rights. Thanks
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30 Jul 2013   #4
Forydj

Windows Seven Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
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It sometimes is a bug happens to me on work computers library computers and most public ones. On mine too I think in your case it might be something with the type of printer you got? I recommend calling hp and asking for help
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30 Jul 2013   #5
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rickluc View Post
I'm running HP Pavilion Elite m9040n PC with Windows 7. I originally was in conversation about getting HP Printer working right again. But I feel I've got this computer so screwed up I better try to get it straighten out before I worry about printer. I think I've got my permissions in the administrators side and family users side all wrong. It's been suggested to do a reinstall of Windows again, I don't feel I'm knowledgeable enought to do that. I'm logged on the administrators side now. But in normal conditions a restart and/or reboot it automatically logs in on the family side. My original problem was nothing in device and printers folder with the green line at top just keeps running. I installed HP printer but still see hp folder in C: and Network folder. I also notice there is little green lines under the folders in Network folder, I never noticed that before. I attach some snips of some of the denials. Thanks
Your screenshots show you trying to access a share. Did you share the folders on RICK-PC? If so what permissions were applied?

The green lines under the folders mean that the folder is not located on your computer but is somewhere else (Share). The errors you are getting is you getting blocked from accessing them shares.

As for the folder already being in use. This means that a process is currently using that folder therefore you cannot move or delete it. A restart of the machine should allow you to have access otherwise you will need to start the machine in safe mode and then try to either move or delete the folder etc...

To boot the machine in safe mode follow this tutorial (OPTION ONE ONLY) - Safe Mode

Josh
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30 Jul 2013   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Can you give more information about your environment
Your accessing Network but this seems more fitting for a Home group environment ?
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30 Jul 2013   #7
rickluc

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Shadowjk Ok, I'll try to go into safe mode and remove those HP folders. This is a home computer and the files can't be any where else but on this computer, I don't think? I installed and uninstalled HP Printer software several times and did do some sharing and unsharing. Thats why I think I got something screwed up. Thanks

Thrashzone I don't have a clue about networks and homegroups and environments. I always thought I was using Family user side in a homegroup. We always use family side except when I log into the administrtion side to install or something like that. Thanks

I lost my spell checker on this forum too. It used to be over to right up top.
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30 Jul 2013   #8
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

See if these help figure out where the broken link is,
HomeGroup from start to finish
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/help/homegroup-from-start-to-finish

Setting up a home network
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/setting-up-a-home-network
Home Network, Wireless Network and Computer Networking Made Easy
http://www.home-network-help.com/

Open the HomeGroup troubleshooter
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Open-the-HomeGroup-troubleshooter
Why can’t I access some of the computers in my homegroup?
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Why-cant-I-access-some-of-the-computers-in-my-homegroup
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30 Jul 2013   #9
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Is there only one computer in the house?
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30 Jul 2013   #10
rickluc

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Is there only one computer in the house?
yes
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