Disable access to folder where software places logs


  1. Posts : 5
    All win
       #1

    Disable access to folder where software places logs


    Hello, i have this little issue. I use a custom made software which writes logs to certain directory. The logs are not needed for the software to work, however neither I or someone else can modify the software, but i would like to prevent it from creating logs. The logs are made in .txt . Oh and software/machine are/must be running with admin privileges (UAC is disabled).
    I tried locking the folder with cacls foldertolock /e /p everyone:n , after doing this i cannot access it via explorer, but the logs keep getting saved in that folder.
    I also tried adding +r attribute to the folder, but it didn't affect it in any way.

    Any other things i could try? I would prefer that this could be made remotely via cmd/registry/whatever.
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  2. Posts : 3,904
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
       #2

    Sorry this is hard to understand, can you try to explain it clearly.

    What exactly do you want to do with the logs?
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  3. Posts : 6,285
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       #3

    He wants to prevent them from being created.

    What is the full path to the folder it writes the log file to?
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