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Windows 7: Locked folders

04 Dec 2010   #11
Tepid

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Another user given tools again to mess with junctions...when will it ever end? Listen please, before pointing people to the "Take ownership..." stuff, you should ask if they are trying to mess with those compatibility junctions. Take ownership is not a cure all...

I totally agree.

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Oh my! I think i got it. In this case, what´s happened to some folders like Local configurations, where a body could access the IE folders like cookies, temporary files, recently opened docs and so on. I mean, where are the stuff of those folders stored in?

Thanks for the help
madgirl
Which is exactly why Takeown should not be passed out like a candy cure all.

If someone would have asked first,, which folders,,, we could ahve saved them some problems.


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05 Dec 2010   #12
fimble

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

100% agree with you Tepid.

The times I've seen people wrongly advised to take ownership of their C: folder, Windows folder etc..

Total calamity remains only a few key strokes away!
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