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Windows 7: Flash drive is only letting me Read on other computers?

24 Feb 2010   #11
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

After another NTFS format I'm still having write issues at school...?


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24 Feb 2010   #12
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Johnny,
From a person who has been there and done that:
Format that USB as FAT32. That will get rid of your permissions problems.
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25 Feb 2010   #13
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Johnny,
From a person who has been there and done that:
Format that USB as FAT32. That will get rid of your permissions problems.
yeah but I also use linux & wanted it to be as cross platform as possible... all of my HDD's are NTFS

There has to be another place this U3 JScience file is hiding?
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25 Feb 2010   #14
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JohnnyScience View Post
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Adjust the settings on the security tab.
Hmm this is what I've got, I dont see where to give permissions to groups or anything other than "everyone"?
Looking at the pictures you need to add the "Users" group and the "Administrators" group Full Control that will help. "Everyone" is not necessarily Everyone.

On a side note: Formatting the USB as FAT32 will make it accessible by most *IX if not all (Including, MAC OSX, Linux, Ubuntu, etc.).
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25 Feb 2010   #15
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JohnnyScience View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
Adjust the settings on the security tab.
Hmm this is what I've got, I dont see where to give permissions to groups or anything other than "everyone"?
Looking at the pictures you need to add the "Users" group and the "Administrators" group Full Control that will help. "Everyone" is not necessarily Everyone.

On a side note: Formatting the USB as FAT32 will make it accessible by most *IX if not all (Including, MAC OSX, Linux, Ubuntu, etc.).
Ok I've done that, but do I need to make the (Spacestation\Users) stuff fall off to be able to write from other computers (school)?


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25 Feb 2010   #16
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Unless there is a specific reason to do so otherwise, always use the device defaults when formatting. For example, I have actually formatted this device as NTFS, but its default is actually FAT32.
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25 Feb 2010   #17
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JohnnyScience View Post
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Hmm this is what I've got, I dont see where to give permissions to groups or anything other than "everyone"?
Looking at the pictures you need to add the "Users" group and the "Administrators" group Full Control that will help. "Everyone" is not necessarily Everyone.

On a side note: Formatting the USB as FAT32 will make it accessible by most *IX if not all (Including, MAC OSX, Linux, Ubuntu, etc.).
Ok I've done that, but do I need to make the (Spacestation\Users) stuff fall off to be able to write from other computers (school)?
The Group "Users" is added. Once you add the drive to another machine it will still remain as "Users". You should be ok. Have you tried it?
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28 Feb 2010   #18
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JohnnyScience View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WindowsStar View Post

Looking at the pictures you need to add the "Users" group and the "Administrators" group Full Control that will help. "Everyone" is not necessarily Everyone.

On a side note: Formatting the USB as FAT32 will make it accessible by most *IX if not all (Including, MAC OSX, Linux, Ubuntu, etc.).
Ok I've done that, but do I need to make the (Spacestation\Users) stuff fall off to be able to write from other computers (school)?
The Group "Users" is added. Once you add the drive to another machine it will still remain as "Users". You should be ok. Have you tried it?
Not yet hopefully I'll have a chance tomorrow. So I should be all set with the way that picture shows though?
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05 Mar 2010   #19
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

I'm still having issues writing to the disk at school...?
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05 Mar 2010   #20
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Use Fat32
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