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Windows 7: Help! I locked my data drive!

19 Sep 2010   #11
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Iris3 View Post
logicearth, how long would it take for you to set up the test machine? and JDobbsy1987, pls do. there are projects and other documents i need asap that are in that drive...
Just out of curiosity, has this been done in a domain or workgroup environment?


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19 Sep 2010   #12
Iris3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

How to unset administrator deny permission?
basically same situation except for his computer hardware facts.
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19 Sep 2010   #13
Iris3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Just out of curiosity, has this been done in a domain or workgroup environment?[/QUOTE]
not sure what "domain" or "workgroup environment" is...
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19 Sep 2010   #14
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Iris3 View Post
Just out of curiosity, has this been done in a domain or workgroup environment?
not sure what "domain" or "workgroup environment" is...[/QUOTE]

Is this on a personal computer at home?
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19 Sep 2010   #15
Iris3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Yes.
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19 Sep 2010   #16
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Ok,

Just to add to that you can check Workgroup/Domain and what the name of the name of the Workgroup/Domain is by Clicking on Start >> Right Click Computer >> Click Properties...

It will tell you whether you are on a domain or workgroup... however looking at your system specs you are running a home edition (it is not possible to add a home edition to a domain)
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19 Sep 2010   #17
Iris3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

it says workgroup. i tried takeown /F D:\/A but it says that access is denied.
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19 Sep 2010   #18
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Alright download this:
Run As System for Windows 7 - Run programm as system account - Windows 7 Download
(Already sent the file thought a virus scan: http://www.virustotal.com/file-scan/...aba-1284938092 )

You are then going to run the .exe by using "Run as Admin".
Type in "cmd" this will open a command prompt.
Then type into the command prompt:
Code:
icacls Z:\ /remove:d Users
icacls Z:\ /grant [YOUR USERNAME HERE]:(F)
Next time you have the urge to change permissions of things come to us first.
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19 Sep 2010   #19
Iris3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Thank You so much! icacls D:\ /remove:d Users worked!
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19 Sep 2010   #20
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Big to logicearth

Glad you have got the solution you were after
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