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Windows 7: ridiculous...can someone help

01 Dec 2010   #11
Outlander

W7x64 Ult.
 
 

I had a permissions problem a while ago and was being denied access to this and that folder. Upon checking the permissions tab things seemed to look good. In the end I had to take ownership and then reset the permissions to get accessto those folders . I have no idea why but it all went away.


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01 Dec 2010   #12
win7en

windows
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mikamika View Post
This is stupid...

I am the ONLY person in my family who used this computer....I am the only one with an account on this computer and therefore am the ONLY administrator on here, with obviously full access.

So how is it when I go to my photos 80% of my photos cant be seen, and when I click them it says

"Cannot open as you do not have permission to view this photo file location"

I tried moving them and it says I cant move them as you need permission from the administrator!

Can someone help before my head explodes...this is driving me up the damn wall
This is the genius windows! I had such messages a lot of time ! restart your system does not fix it?
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01 Dec 2010   #13
mikamika

windows 7
 
 

nothing seems to work. Indexed, as I am the only user/admin I have full access, but I did reset it anyhow. nothing....
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01 Dec 2010   #14
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mikamika View Post
nothing seems to work. Indexed, as I am the only user/admin I have full access, but I did reset it anyhow. nothing....
If you are going to keep skipping the solution, nothing else is going to work. Follow the guide above to take ownership. You may be the only user and you may be the admin...but this isn't XP. Things have changed, and have been changed for four years now.
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01 Dec 2010   #15
sevener

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mikamika View Post
nothing seems to work. Indexed, as I am the only user/admin I have full access, but I did reset it anyhow. nothing....
Are your files on a local partition or an external drive?
You may accidently activated something that prevents you to access them. Did you try the right click>propriety on a picture to see what is there ?
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01 Dec 2010   #16
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mikamika View Post
Then how is, although I have set myself as owner, and given myself full permission, they still do not open
Probably because they came from another computer where the permissions were different,
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In the process of switching computers i took most of these photos of my wife's laptop
Try this and see if it fixes it, Take Ownership Shortcut
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01 Dec 2010   #17
sevener

Windows 7
 
 

At your place, I would check the active processes in the task manager to check up what is running. Maybe there a suspicious process causing what you are encountering.
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01 Dec 2010   #18
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sevener View Post
At your place, I would check the active processes in the task manager to check up what is running. Maybe there a suspicious process causing what you are encountering.
The OP has already run scans to check for malware. This is the time-honored, classic "take ownership" issue.
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01 Dec 2010   #19
mikamika

windows 7
 
 

Hey Deacon.

Sorry should have stated, I have followed that guide and still nothing. I have granted permission, taken ownership, just like that guide says and nothing.

Just frustrating is all
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01 Dec 2010   #20
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Ah, was wondering why you skipped it. Anyway, if that doesn't work...that would be a new one for me. Do you have an external drive? You could try booting from a BartPE disc or something like that, and moving them off to an external drive.
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