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Y can't I access "document & settings" in Windows 7?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by vbx, Jul 8, 2009.

  1. vbx New Member

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    Seems like Windows 7 locked me out of a lot of the folders. Even though I am logged in as the Admin.... Anyway to get around this? I tried to add "full control" in the security tab but it says Access denied.

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    Probably same as in Vista, it doesn't exist, it points to users/something.
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    users, and then your username. application data and all that is there if u enable hidden files
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    I had the problem in vista with a hdd from another computer, had to turn off UAC
  5. vbx New Member

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    Turned off UAC and it's still locking me out. WTH


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    So it doesn't exists or what am I doing wrong?
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    you have to use the admin account to edit permissions and add "guest" as a user that can manipulate it.

    this especially goes for network shares.
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    Also, take overnership of the drive in permissions. You may need to add yourself in sharing.

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