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Windows 7 Permissions?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by hat, Jul 30, 2010.

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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    I just reinstalled Windows 7 because I was having some funky problems, but now I have more. Suddenly, I need administrator privledges to do everything. Even though I am an administrator, I'm not allowed to save anything to my storage drive! It says to contast the system administrator. I'm using the origional account I made when I first installed Windows.

    I havn't done anything differently, and I've never had this problem before. The only thing I did change was I set up my hard drives to run in AHCI mode rather than IDE mode.

    I managed to fix this particular issue by adding my account name into the Security tab on the drive properties for that drive, but I'm still worried I'll be restricted by other stuff in the future..
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Can you change the ownership of the files/drives?
     
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    didnt you reinstall windows?

    if so, that is why this is happening, you will need to use "Take Ownership" here is alink to a registery modify that will add it to your right click menu.
    http://www.howtogeek.com/downloads/TakeOwnership.zip



    right click on the folders of the drive and hit take ownership and let it run through.
     
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    nice, I also had some problems with permissions and finally got rid of them. Thanks!
     
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    No worries :D


    this tool should be on everyones PC just incase :toast:



    its just an automated way to run a windows command.
     

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