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Windows 7: permission ??

10 Aug 2013   #1

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permission ??

Before I start my little rant, I'll have the reader understand...I'm fairly good with computers and have done due diligence on part to solve my problem before I came here to complain,....when I'm stuck some where I am smart enough to ask help of those smarter than myself, that said I would appreciate any responder...

I have a 3 tab external HD
I have an old xp machine for basic use
I have recently acquired a win laptop
I plan to use laptop and HDMI port to watch my movies off the 3tb
I plug HDD to laptop,laptop to TV
Windows start given me $#!+ about permissions
I HAVE done all the reading up on taking ownership/permission changing

My question is.. .is there anyway to "open" all the permission on my HDD so that I never have to deal with this bull$#!+ again??

I NEVER once asked windows to place this extra security, to me a password is good enough

My desktop is not the owner of my HDD
My laptop is not the owner of my HDD
The user account is not the owner of my HDD


It is 3 tb ...millions of files and I don't think it proper for me to have to wait 2 hours taking ownership of files every time I switch the hard drive fro computer to computer,....any help would be nice,....THANKS

My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Aug 2013   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

I'm not sure if it's permissions for the hdd or the files on the hdd,
Best way to check if it's the files is to plug it back into the x-p machine and look at the properties of some of the folders,
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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