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Windows 7: Lock Icon on User Account

11 Nov 2010   #1

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Lock Icon on User Account

I'm having trouble sharing files with other accounts on my computer. I think it has something to do with the lock icon that appears on the lower left corner of my user account name. How can I get rid of this?

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11 Nov 2010   #2

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I have seen many problems with members trying to change permissions on system files. Be sure of the file contents, then:
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