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If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). With the graphical user interface (http://lallouslab.net/2013/08/26/resetting-ntfs-files-permission-in-windows-graphical-utility/) you can now Right-click from Windows Explorer and reset the permissions quickly and then hit DELETE on your keyboard to delete the folder without having Couldn't tell ya. I keep getting "an error has occurred while trying to apply security information to:" So with several thousand files the only way seems to be an extremely long process of doing weblink

TIA. Problem is, there are DOZENS of entries in the "Select User or Group" tab, so I'm unsure which one is actually THIS account, to manually change the actual permissions (which, in Open a command prompt4. To permanently get rid of the error message and allow anyone to access any file on the drive from any machine, you can open a command prompt as admin (as above) http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/175367-windows-7-cant-set-security-properties-files-old-xp-hdd.html

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It could be on a hard drive on this computer, or on a network. Many many thanks Debra! Andrea You saved my entire drive. I also ran Malwarebytes (Full scan) on all of the drives.

Is it as simple as: icacls * /T /Q /C /RESET but what ARE those permissions and who would the owner be. when every thing was finished, and i wanted to exit the properties menu the next poped up :an error occurred while applying security info to : D :Documents and settings . Then open Local Users and Groups Inside that you will see two sub categorizations - Users, Groups. External Hard Drive Access Denied Windows 7 I can't load up windows not even in safe mode.

It worked perfectly. Take Ownership Of Hard Drive Windows 7 You will see how to set it to Slave on the back of the hard drive itself or consult the manufactures website.  Please note that in my pictures of the IDE reset….. There is also another way to do this which is by adding a ‘Take Ownership' option to the right-click menu and doing it that way.

it may help resolve http://techsharepoint.blogspot.com/2012/12/windows-7-access-denied-error.html Peter Excellent! Reset Folder Permissions Windows 7 Thanks. Post navigation ← Live Speed Dating Programming is … → Anonymous Thanks a lot for this info! Im sorry im not quite sure what you mean and how to do that.

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And I tried it both with and without spaces between each of these…. /T/Q/C. http://www.techfleece.com/2011/05/15/how-to-take-ownership-of-files-or-folders-or-an-entire-hard-drive/ Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Clarification Request Cannot change permissions to the folder by Torresvila / September 3, 2016 4:50 AM PDT In reply to: Denied access Take Ownership Of Hard Drive Windows 10 The content you requested has been removed. Change Permissions On External Hard Drive Windows 7 Plug the HDD that you have files on that you need to recover.

This really saved me a lot of time and effort. have a peek at these guys access denied. Maria Thank you for all the information. Try it out! External Hard Drive Permissions Windows 10

Really a great favour to me. 🙂 Reply Li says: December 30, 2012 at 2:15 pm Hi there, Very interesting stuff. then right click on the harddrive>properties>security>advanced>owner> click administrator and check the box at the bottom (replace owner on subcontainers and objects)  make sure that box is checked and press ok. When you have the drive/s connected and you go Start>My Computer>'right-click' on the E Drive and select properties>Security>Advanced>Owner>Edit (select your user name in the change owner to box below) and tick http://lacosteradigital.com/hard-drive/backed-up-corrupted-files-from-failing-disc.html I have tried all tried almost every possible combination I could think of through the security tab, including ejecting and rebooting the hard drive and re-starting the computer between changing ownership

Select the "Owner" tab and click on "Edit" 8. External Hard Drive Permissions Mac If so, then what? Dario de Judicibus There is a simpler way that does not require in XP Home to go to Safe Mode.

I then copied the gobbledegook folder back to where it came from.

Ask ! By a lucky hid I got to this site and article and in 2 minutes solved the problem. You rock, SIR! Restore Default Security Permissions For The Hard Disk Partitions I am running XP S3 and trying to read an external hard drive with NTFS format.

Sridhar MV Sharma Thanks a lot bro.....ur jus awesome.....it worked....muahh 🙂 Dave I was getting a possible failure error message about my hard drive so I replaced it. Richard Adam Well, I've followed these instructions to the letter, and tried it the other way, and I STILL cannot gain access to the files. Then right-click on it and Properties>Tools>Error Checking>Check Now. http://lacosteradigital.com/hard-drive/missing-files-from-external-internal-hard-drive.html Marcos Thanks, this really worked!! 🙂 Marcos Thanks, this really worked!! 🙂 Kassie This did work great!

i can follow all of these steps up until adding full control. You could however, install Windows 7 on a separate partition on the laptop, but it would be far simpler to have just the one OS (pref Win7) The data that you I have gotten to the point of starting the process of changing ownership, but the process just stops. I tried some of the suggestions found here but none have solved the problem.

Firstly if you try to access a certain folder/ file you might get the error message below:- Now you can either click Continue and let Windows grant access to that particular Hope it saves your weekend!! i have a 250 gb HDD that also has a Back up drive of 10 gb, known as a recovery Drive. Kevin thegift73 Hi Kevin, Looking at the software that they supply for that HDD, the only software that may help, is the Transcend Elite software.

but i still can't access. Obviously not a good idea if you still need security permissions, but at least it should let you copy files off a hard disk that has weird permissions. (lead to the I'm unable to take ownership or change permissions to main windows folders in C drive. You can try this link http://www.deletelongfile.com also.

Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Search this blog Search for: Follow lallous' lab on WordPress.com Most popular Resetting NTFS files security and permission in Windows Resetting NTFS files permission in Reply ray ban outlet says: February 7, 2013 at 3:58 pm Heya i'm for the primary time here. I click Advanced a new box opens with three tabs, Permissions, Auditing, Effective Access. Of course, this will mean that you will have to reinstall and reconfigure everything; many people prefer to keep two boots so that they don't have to do this.

pls help. well this did the trick Jean-Pierre Man! I followed the instructions to a T.