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Windows 7: Total loss of permissions. Help!

09 Feb 2011   #1

Windows Home Premium 32 Bit
Total loss of permissions. Help!


So over the past few days it seems that I have lost control of my C drive and all of its contents. I can no longer properly access it, and everything opens in "Read-Only". I can no longer install programs or modify existing programs. According to the security permissions, I have none. Nor can I change my permissions because in order to change them I need access to the C drive, which I don't have.

I have tried creating other users and putting them in the admin group, etc. but nothing is working.

Any ideas? I really don't want to re-install Windows again...again....



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09 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

When did this happen...or how did it happen?
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09 Feb 2011   #3

Windows Home Premium 32 Bit

It had to have happened in the past 4 days. I was having a problem with using SVN clients a on Monday. Over the weekend I was working with a music file from the C drive, now I cant access it (I've already exhausted all possibilities with that one). How? I have no clue.
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