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Windows 7: Can't access Program Data after repair install

19 Aug 2014   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
Can't access Program Data after repair install

Successfully ran my 1st repair install to correct updating errors. Went very Explorer...I can not access Program Data as before.

I get the attached security window...have tried to change permissions...but still no joy.

When in security for Program Data folder...what do I actually modify/change to get permissions to inspect/view Program data folder ?


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20 Aug 2014   #2


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21 Aug 2014   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post

Thanks Gregrocker...I have "Take Ownership" on the PC but wasn't sure if I should use it on this issue...?...however...somewhere along the way in the last 24 hrs Program Data lost it's little locked symbol in Explorer and now I have full access as always before..??

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21 Aug 2014   #4


The lock means its not shared with Homegroup.
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