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Windows 7: Can User Access Control Entries be modified in bulk?

16 Mar 2012   #1
hollowman85

window 7 64bits
 
 
Can User Access Control Entries be modified in bulk?

I've moved some files from my old PC to a new one, and find that the UAC entries need to be modified on the new PC.
Are there any software or utilities which can make the changes easier?
( I don't want to make the change file-by-file, as quite a nr of files are involved and each file's UAC change involve quite a number of keystokes)

Thanks....


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16 Mar 2012   #2
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Go to the highest directory level ...

Create a backup HDD image, BEFORE modifying your permissions.

You can set the permissions on the highest directory level and force them to propagate down the directory structure.
(see example pictures below).



You could write a batch file or script which contains the "icacls" command.
I've never had much luck using it myself though.
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17 Mar 2012   #3
hollowman85

window 7 64bits
 
 

seems to be working... thank you very much...
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18 Mar 2012   #4
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Solved?

Did my suggestion fix your problem?

When you are sure that your problem is solved, you should mark this thread as solved.

See this post if you don't know how to do it.
Why sometimes My Documents and sometimes Documents ?
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19 Mar 2012   #5
hollowman85

window 7 64bits
 
 

Yes.. problem fixed... thank you...
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