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Windows 7: Who's taking ownership

12 Feb 2017   #11
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

I would strongly advise against the set-up and use of Right Click or other shortcuts for changing the permissions on a system.

The reason for this is that indiscriminate changes to the permissions can cause serious problems if the wrong permissions are set, doing things manually is slower, so gives you a little more time to think about what you require and indeed if you need to make the change at all.


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12 Feb 2017   #12
RoWin7

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
I would strongly advise against the set-up and use of Right Click or other shortcuts for changing the permissions on a system.

The reason for this is that indiscriminate changes to the permissions can cause serious problems if the wrong permissions are set, doing things manually is slower, so gives you a little more time to think about what you require and indeed if you need to make the change at all.
I've been using Win a long time, I know my way around the registry and previous OS's, and I'm very careful. I managed to keep XP spotless for 3 years after updates ran out. I also avoid certain kinds of sites that I went to in years past.

I'm going to leave the permissions where they were.

I've thread-jacked the OP's thread, so if you feel I should leave, let me know
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13 Feb 2017   #13
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I've used the script I posted earlier for some time now, and it's always worked for any individual file I pointed it at. Now, whether it works for a folder or root folder - I have no idea, never used it for that.
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