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Windows 7: Trying to take ownership of system .dll files to add custome themes.

29 Sep 2011   #1

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Trying to take ownership of system .dll files to add custome themes.

I am trying to take ownership of some of my system files in order to grant administrative permission to change the name of the files and replace them with customized versions. Everytime I do this, Right after I take ownership and grant permission to ExplorerFrame, or any of the other files, I cant click on any of the other "edit" options to take ownership of any of the other needed files. I could REALLy use some help here. I know its a touchy task to take on, especially with a low experience level in this, but it seems fairly straight forward and cut and dry.

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29 Sep 2011   #2

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04 Oct 2011   #3

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Hey thanks man! I just got your post, its taking me a little bit to figure out this forum and how everything works but I am going to try out what you said asap! I'll let ya know if I can figure it out! Thanks again for your hospitality mate!
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