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Windows 7: How do I restore my File Permissions?

26 Dec 2016   #1
FirstShirt

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
How do I restore my File Permissions?

I no longer have the "Write Permissions" that I had before. Nor can I "See" all the folders that I used to. Of course, I suspect I have shot myself in the foot. Again. . .

Yes, I have tried a Registry Backup or two with no luck. I took this snapshot of my C Drive "Properties" via Right Click and select Properties, then Security.

Because Permissions is Ghosted Out I presumed I was not logged in as an Administrator Account. But, I'm the only one on this account and never had this dilemma before. Any assistance you guys could provide would be greatly appreciated.


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27 Dec 2016   #2
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Windows Repair (All in One) has an option to restore all file permissions, it runs best in Safe Mode with Networking, logging into your normal admin-level account. Let us know when & how you solve this, thanks!
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27 Dec 2016   #3
Lance1

Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RolandJS View Post
Windows Repair (All in One) has an option to restore all file permissions, it runs best in Safe Mode with Networking, logging into your normal admin-level account. Let us know when & how you solve this, thanks!
Download Link! Windows Repair (All In One) 3.9.19 I guess a Seven Guru also forgets to do the simple things like posting a link to the suggested software or saying Welcome to the forum FirstShirt! By the way... Welcome FirstShirt to WSF. Good suggestion by RolandJS you should follow it.
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27 Dec 2016   #4
FirstShirt

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

I am downloading the program now and will let you know how it works for me.

Sometimes I an my own worst enemy when it comes to computers! I sit and say, "Hummm..., what if I did this?" Of course, I do it then think, "Hummm..., why did I do that?"
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27 Dec 2016   #5
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Lance, I never learned how to embed a URL here without going into the advanced editing mode
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27 Dec 2016   #6
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Simply typing or pasting a URL into the Quick reply box should parse the information and make a link unless "Automatically parse links in text" option is not checked
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27 Dec 2016   #7
Lance1

Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RolandJS View Post
Lance, I never learned how to embed a URL here without going into the advanced editing mode
You can use this code in the attachment to add a URL to your post. Add the URL into the red section and comment on it in the black section. It'll look like this. I like making my text red for a link.



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27 Dec 2016   #8
Lance1

Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
Simply typing or pasting a URL into the Quick reply box should parse the information and make a link unless "Automatically parse links in text" option is not checked
That option will work. But I like the option of changing text color and size, bold, italic and underline. Just my two cents.
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27 Dec 2016   #9
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

It's actually a good idea not to change the attributes of links as it can cause confusion to other users as to what are links and what are not
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27 Dec 2016   #10
Lance1

Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
It's actually a good idea not to change the attributes of links as it can cause confusion to other users as to what are links and what are not
That is actually the reason I change my link color making the link easy to see so that there is no confusion. Cool that you noticed that.
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