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Windows 7: Unable to Take Ownership of Folder in Windows Server 2008R2

10 Mar 2014   #1

Windows 7 Pro x64
Unable to Take Ownership of Folder in Windows Server 2008R2


I'm trying to delete a folder with one file in it. No matter what I try, it tells me, the domain admin, that access is denied. It won't let me take ownership.

Is there a way to get around this and get this Autodesk POS off my server?

Attached is a screenshot of the denial.


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10 Mar 2014   #2

Windows 7 Professional X64

This is what I used for same problem:

Add "Take Ownership" to Explorer Right-Click Menu in Win 7, 8 or Vista

after you download, and right click on folder "Take ownership" shows.
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10 Mar 2014   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64

Thanks for the suggestion PSCO2007.

However, I am not about to install a registry hack on a primary domain controller. That would be rather irresponsible of a network admin.
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10 Mar 2014   #4

Windows 7 Professional X64

Registry hack? - NOT.

This program worked for me and was also recommended on this forum by the Admin-

Hard drive data recovery possible??

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