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Windows 7: Stuck on 'read only' after ownership, permission change

15 Jan 2010   #1
KarmaTiger

Windows 7
 
 
Stuck on 'read only' after ownership, permission change

I'm set as an administrator, I've taken ownership of Program Files folder via my account, and I've set myself to full permissions - yet I STILL can't get it to release from Read Only, which makes it impossible to install certain softwares. WTH?


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16 Jan 2010   #2
surfasb

Windows 7
 
 

If UAC is on, file operations are implicitly given User permissions unless explicitly granted Admin rights. In that case, use compatibility manager. Or just install it into another directory.

If UAC is off, well, you shouldn't have this problem.
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16 Jan 2010   #3
Saltgrass

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by KarmaTiger View Post
I'm set as an administrator, I've taken ownership of Program Files folder via my account, and I've set myself to full permissions - yet I STILL can't get it to release from Read Only, which makes it impossible to install certain softwares. WTH?
WHAT??????
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16 Jan 2010   #4
surfasb

Windows 7
 
 

I just assume certain things and try to piece together the broken English posts.
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