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Windows 7: Access Denied to External Drive (even with full ownership)

1 Week Ago   #1
ComputerCraft32

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Access Denied to External Drive (even with full ownership)

Hello everyone,

I have a WD drive and I am attempting to move my files onto it. However, I get the message, "Access is denied" when I attempt to do so. Checking the security tab(it was Fat32 but I changed it to NTFS) Everyone has full control. I show up as the owner for the file. However, /takeown and /convert on the fail all fail with "Access is denied" Note that I did start them up with admin permissions and UAC is disabled. I am at lost right now. I do have Symantec Endpoint Protection as this used to be a work computer, but alas I cannot disable it as I do not have the password. Thank you in advance!
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1 Week Ago   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

Welcome to the forum. A quick fix would be to convert it back to fat32 as that has no security on it you can do it with no data lose
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1 Week Ago   #3
ComputerCraft32

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Thank you, however as I said in the post even after converting it from Fat32 to NTFS it still has the same issue. Note that I didn't even have permission to convert it(said I needed to be in elevated mode even though I was). I did it on a different computer. The issue persists in Safe Mode.
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1 Week Ago   #4
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

If it was fat32 there is no security in it so its not ownership problemremove Norton with no password Remove Symantec without password but norton problem Uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection
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