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Q: 2003 security / permissions???

We are building a new network based on Windows 2003 server. All seems fine apart from one bit of software we need to work - which doesn't.

I seem to be having some problems with security/permissions [please note - I am something of a novice!] There may well be a simple answer...

The program resides on the server and is simply run from a shortcut on the local machine.

It does work on any PC logged in at administrator level, and I have had it working, and tested its stability.

However, I can not seem to get it to work under any other level. Last thing I tried was creating a group specifically for this. Gave it all the permissions I could find, and gave this group ownership of the directory. I would have imagined this might work. But it seems not.

Can anyone help me out?

Thanks

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When someone FTP a file or folder on my Windows Server 2003 I can't gain access to it unless I take ownership. This wasn't the issue before, I'm not sure what changed. Anyway I need to automatically have access to these folders and files when someone sends me a folder via FTP, I don't want to have to manually take ownership of the file or folder in order to gain access to it.

How can I do this?
 

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OK i hope i am posting this in the right section of the forums, 2003/NT close enough right?
anyways.

We have a folder on the server \\server\shared\restricted
I need this restricted folder to only allow x number of users to be able to have access to it.

I right clicked on the folder form the server, properties\shariing..under sharing i go to permission and add the users that i need then i go to security tab and do the same. i made sure that the everyone was removed on both fields. but for some reason i can still access this dir from other users logins. what am i doing wrong?
 

A:Windows 2003 permissions

Are you adding USERS by user name on the Windows 2003 server or are you adding the users by GROUPS?

If you are adding the users by user name, that's not the best management practice, but will still work and if you did that and the sharing permissions are the same as the NT permissions (security tab) then it should work and deny access to anyone else that is not listed.

If you are adding GROUPS, then double check the GROUP MEMBERSHIPS and ensure that the user you are testing the access with is not in any of the GROUPS you have allowed access to this folder.

How is your Server 2003 setup? Are you using Active Directory? Are all the PC's and users domain members in AD?

Also, remember that if the PC you are testing on has once accessed the share, while not in the domain, and you have entered a valid username and password to connect to that share previously during your session that Windows will cache these credentials until you log-off or reboot the system.

Thanks!

Shane
 

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Hey guys! One of my husband's work colleagues came to me with a problem last night. They work for the USMC, and have to use a database to perform certain operations. The problem is that the original owners/designers of the database are no longer at that unit. Therefore, no one who should have ownership permissions do have ownership permissions. Is there any way to get past this so they can access the code for the database, the macros, etc? Unlike the civilian world, my husband's unit does not have a designated IT department. They have NMCI, a civilian contractor, that apparently does not know anything about fixing this problem. Please help so I can help the Marines get their job done!

Am
 

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I am new to setting up group policies.
I have a file server that is not set to active directory, so I am trying to simplify the sharing of drive space.

I am testing that I can or cannot get into certain groups. When I access from another Windows client and I get into my own file and then go out to try and get into another persons folder, I am auto directed to mine. I have to logg off each time to check each persons user folders and log in as them.

Is there any way around this?
 

A:Win 2003 Server groups/permissions help

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I have a situation where 2 Windows 2003 Servers are running, 1 is a production machine and one a backup server. Both are set-up as standalone servers (No domain/active directory). We've copied all files/folders to the backup machine and everything on the backup server seems to be read only. The user and share permissions are all there but almost every user seems to have read-only rights to applications like databases. Unchecking read only on the folders does not seem to "take". How can this be remedied?
 

A:Server 2003 Permissions problem

Who is the owner of the file/files? Which group does it belongs to?
 

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Is there a way to restrict users from fowarding or replying to e-mails that go to a public folder share? I can set permissions to restrict them from deleting the e-mails but not from replying or forwarding these e-mails. We are using Exchange 2003 with Outlook 2007. We are going to be receiving sensitive information to this folder and just need to assure that individuals with the proper permissions can save and print the attachments.

I appreciate your help
 

A:E-mai permissions on Public Folder in Exchange 2003

Set up a security group in Active Directory with the necessary access and add users to the group.
 

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Hi, all. I'm a student worker assistant systems technician for my college. We're having issues with the clip art in Microsoft Word 2003. Local admins are able to insert any image with no problems, but domain users can only insert GIFs and JPEGs. Any attempt to insert a WMF (windows metafile) image brings up the message: "Error: Not a valid embedded object."

I have been researching this for awhile and haven't found a solution that has worked. I have played with permissions quite a bit with no success. It appears that other colleges and similar places have had the same problem, although the few solutions I've come across have been unsuccessful. Any insight would be more than helpful.

Thanks.

-Alison

A:Word 2003 Permissions Issue: Clip Art .wmf

Have you seen and tried that the user did here for temporary internet files permissions?http://www.ureader.com/message/382378.aspx

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Hi there,

Even though I am an Administrator on the server, sometimes I create files or folder on a network drive and when trying to access them later (or immediately in some cases), I am getting an "Access Denied" box.

For example, I just created a folder, moved an item into it, then tried to rename the folder and was denied access.

Any ideas? Thanks!
 

A:Solved: Server 2003 forgetting permissions?

Maybe check the ownership?
 

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I would like to move a user from one group to another. What I would like to do is see what folders he has access to individually and through the group . Is there a way to list all the directories and permissions this user has individually and through the group he is in?
 

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Windows 7 Pro 64-bit.
Trying to access a folder on via a CIFS share on a Netapp file server.
On my Windows 7 box I get the "You don't have permission to access \\file path.
If rt-click > properties on the folder > Security Tab I get the "You don't have permission to view or edit this object's permission settings."
Clearly I do since I am a member of the File Administrators group and a Domain Admin and an Enterprise Admin.
If I login to an XP or Server 2003 host, I have full access to the folder, the files and can update any and all permissions.  So clearly something is different about my Win 7 host.  I've even tried opening the Windows File Explorer as an Admin,
but that made no difference.
What gives?  How can I fix this? 
Thank you,
TedOsh
 

A:Can't access folder or permissions in Windows 7 but I can from XP or Server 2003

I finally figured this out.  Sorry, I forgot to post the solution a while back.  Basically I don't know the real reason why this occurred.  I was able to solve this by installing and running CCleaner.  This went through the system and
cleaned up a bunch of little know cache's that I wasn't aware of.  After that I was able to view and update the permissions on the Security tab of all my Files and Folders that were being accessed via a CIFS share on my Netapps.  I don't know which
item that was cleaned was responsible for causing this problem in the first place.
Good Luck.

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I'm Running a windows 2003 server ( standard edition ).
installed
AD(active Directory), DNS
I'm now trying to share files using the network "tools" of Microsoft.
So no Ftp server(s) or thinks like that just a simple left mouse and share.

The problem is:
if i share a folder and i make a file using user account A and i want to over write it using user account B the client reply s saying there is a pad error.
After same searching i found out that user B has no permission editing the file because its has only read permission on the file.
But i want user A and B to overwrite the file and user C to only read it o and user D to only motive it without “full control”.
The permissions on the folder are like that how do i say to my OS also put that rules on every file that i make on the machine.

The users is logged on to the computer using active directory only i don't know who to set it up in the way it needs to be is there a way to work around this problem.
I wood like a relatively simple solution if there is 1
if you need more information just ask i will post it then i hope you can get around using this information.

Thanks for the time reading this post and for replying whit a solution or not replying than thanks for reading it anyway.
Friendly greetings,
Crashzor

( hope this is the right sub forum I'm not totally sure because there is no windows 2003 sub forum )
 

A:[Windows 2003] File Sharing and Control permissions

if i share a folder and i make a file using user account A and i want to over write it using user account B the client reply s saying there is a pad error.Click to expand...

I have never heard of a pad error? What is this is this a client using taskpad to write to a file? What application are you using to try and write to the share?

After same searching i found out that user B has no permission editing the file because its has only read permission on the file.Click to expand...

This is probably the origination of the above Pad error if the user is trying to save to the share that they do not have access to.

But i want user A and B to overwrite the file and user C to only read it o and user D to only motive it without “full control”.Click to expand...

Here is a link for file permission on Windows 2003 you have to at least grant them the proper rights to do what is needed.

http://www.mcmcse.com/microsoft/guides/ntfs_and_share_permissions.shtml

http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Share-Permissions.html

It sounds like A and B need at least read and write and modify, user C needs read only and user D might need just read and write but not modify. I am just guessing at your general description.

The permissions on the folder are like that how do i say to my OS also put that rules on every file that i make on the machine.Click to expand...

You can make it so you have the permissions on the root of C and then have everything inherit downward. THis is VERY risky t... Read more

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Hi,

I was wondering if there was an easy way of assigning permissions on more than one public folder and its contents all at once?

Basically I have to add a single user to every single public folder I have access to. He will be given the same permission on every single folder and in every category contained therein.

Given this situation is there an easy way to do this quickly? I could add him manually to all of these folders but there are more than a hundred entries and I would prefer not to go that route if possible.

Thanks for all your help!

JFresh
 

A:OUTLOOK 2003: Assigning permissions in public folders

Not from Outlook, this needs to be done through the Exchange Admin interface. you might want to consider setting up groups in Active Directory just for this purpose, then all you need to do is add/remove users from group membership.
 

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Hiya

This document explains the process by which Exchange 2000 Server and Exchange Server 2003 uses permissions to control access to objects in the Exchange store (public folder databases and mailbox databases). This document provides detailed answers to the following questions and more:

When I open a folder or message, what does Exchange check in order to determine whether I have access?

How do Exchange store permissions differ from permissions in Windows 2000 Active Directory and the Windows 2000 file system?
System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Service Pack 2, Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

The file is a Microsoft Word 2000 document. Users who do not have Microsoft Word can view this document through the downloadable Word 97/2000 Viewer.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...f0-16b7-40d7-94d9-c8be0e968a57&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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I couldn't figure out if this post fit better in this area or the area that seemed to deal more with firewalls and AV software, my luck, neither, so I will trust to the discretion of the moderators...

I synched some directories between two computers. Now I have a directory on this computer and all the files in that directory say I don't have permission to view them. When I open up their "properties:Security:Group or User Name" I have to add my identity to each one individually, and there are many...

Is there an automated way to bail me out of this mess? (Probably like I must have gotten myself into it?)

Thank-you VERY much!

A:Security permissions

Not really understanding what exactly that you want to fix. Is it folder permissions, or something with third party software that is the cause? Permissions you change in the Properties for that folder.

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I "thought" my security permissions were doing OK, but.... I just did a "disk image" to my second drive. It made a folder "WindowsImageBackup". I could not open the folder to see what was inside, so I added me in the security permissions; now I'm down one level and won't let me see the next folder. I don't really like messing with permissions, but what's the deal? Do I need to log in as "administrator" to see it all? I do have administrator permissions set on my user log-in...

A:Security Permissions

  
Quote: Originally Posted by tcat7


I "thought" my security permissions were doing OK, but.... I just did a "disk image" to my second drive. It made a folder "WindowsImageBackup". I could not open the folder to see what was inside, so I added me in the security permissions; now I'm down one level and won't let me see the next folder. I don't really like messing with permissions, but what's the deal? Do I need to log in as "administrator" to see it all? I do have administrator permissions set on my user log-in...


You really dont want to go changing permissions on the fly. First why do you need to "see what is inside"? the only true test of a backup is to restore it to see if it works.

Second the Backup may be owned by a group called trusted installers. they have permissions to install and change applications.

If you really must change permission to look you are going to need to include the switch to change the sub folders/directories as well.

Be careful changing permissions can make the backup un -useable.

Ken

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I wish to be able to make files inside a particular folder, and that once a file is created it can't be deleted.

So I right clicked to that folder, Properties, Security tab, Advanced, Change Permissions, Add (my user name - "boris"), and then I edited permissions, where I denied DELETE and DELETE SUBFOLDERS AND FILES.

But it didn't come as I wanted since I can only create new fiels inside that folder, but I can't named them. So if I make new text document I can't name it as I wanted also I can't renamed it after it was created. However deleting is denied as I wanted.

I need this because I have some excel macro that creates pdf document inside that folder and I don't want that documents to be deleted or changed by mistake.

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Quote: Originally Posted by mihael


I need this because I have some excel macro that creates pdf document inside that folder and I don't want that documents to be deleted or changed by mistake.


It is called Readonly...

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Hello,
When I right click one folder/file, I am capable of going to the security tab. When trying to
highlight more than 1 folder at a time to change permissions, I don't see a security tab.

Anyone have any ideas how to fix this? It's a real issue at work we are trying to figure out.
Thanks
 

A:Security/Permissions Problem

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Is it normal to have "Everyone" in security permissions under \Users?
Given that Users(PCname\Users) is already in the list.

A:Security Permissions for Users

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mjf


Is it normal to have "Everyone" in security permissions under \Users?
Given that Users(PCname\Users) is already in the list.


just checked my system (32bit) and no it is not. Did you upgrade from a previous OS?

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Hi

In the course of investigating why a programme was not functioning correctly I was requested to check the Security settings for permissions using Safe Mode in Windows XP Home Edition.

Whilst checking these settings I noticed that each Drive Partition of my two HDDs had different settings.

C Drive shows:
Administrators(ERIC\Administrators)
CREATOR OWNER
Everyone
Owner(Eric\Owner)
SYSTEM
Users(ERIC\Users)
All with full permissions

D Drive shows:
Everyone - with full permissions

E, H, I and K Drives show:
Administrators(ERIC\Administrators) - Full Permissions
CREATOR OWNER - Special Permission only
Everyone - Special Permission only
SYSTEM - Full Permissions
Users(ERIC\Users) - Restricted Use (three items checked)

Can anyone explain these settings, confirm whether they are normal and if not what is normal?

I checked my Laptop (One HDD and Partition) and found that it only showed "Everyone" and with Full Permissions.

A link to an explanation of security settings in Windows XP Home would be helpful.

A:Security Permissions for XP Home

http://www.windowsnetworking.com/J_Helmig/wxpnetsh.htm
http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase...p_home_pro.asp

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I am running win XP pro with ntfs file system. I created an additional admin acount for security purposes. But I loaded a program that I only wanted the admin group to have access to. So I went to the folder that contains the program and denied explicit access to the users groups. When I tried to launch the program with the admin it would not let me in. So far I have had several problems with the ntfs system that they have instituted. Some of the functions that were in 2000 PRO were just fine and now I am having a hard time learning the new configuration. But I will start with this. Thank you for the help.
 

A:Win XP security permissions problem

Go and download X-teq Systems X-setup and clear the simple shares, like I have in the screenshot.
 

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I was screwing around with the permissions in Win 7 Premium, C:\Windows\winsxs and I now have them in a mess! System Restore wont work. Trying to rest the permissions with icals.

From an elevated command prompt I did this:
C:\Windows\winsxs>icacls * /T /Q /C /RESET

After running awhile I got this message:
successfully processed 73649 files; Failed processing 0 files

But nothing was changed?

Would someone please explain what it is I'm doing wrong?

Thanks

A:NTFS Security Permissions

  
Quote: Originally Posted by glatzfront


Would someone please explain what it is I'm doing wrong?


You changed permissions of a highly sensitive portion of the system, WinSxS is Windows. That is what you did wrong. There is no "RESET" once you make a change, the "RESET" command of icacls does not do a reset like you are thinking it does. Lets this be a lesson, DO NOT DO IT AGAIN. Reinstall Windows.

Leave NTFS permissions alone from now on, do not even look at it.






Quote:
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Welcome.

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Okay, I am having some odd problems with my laptop. Today, I realized that I think my two problems might be directly connected. I am using an Acer Aspire 7551 and running Windows 7 Home Premium.

Recently, I noticed that here and there my laptop would tell me that I had to have administrator permissions to run a program or change a setting. That in itself is odd because not only am I the admin on this laptop, but there isn't even another user account, period. This has increased in frequency to the point that I have to right click and run everything as admin.

Today, I unplugged my router and modem to clean up a little bit and when I plugged it back in I couldn't connect to my wireless network. When I tried to troubleshoot the problem, Windows told me that the Diagnostics Policy Service won't start so Windows couldn't fix the issue. I checked out my Windows services and realized that Diagnostic Policy Services, Diagnostic Service Host and Diagnostic System Host were all set to be started manually. I switched them all to automatic and restarted my system. The problem still persists. I then tried restore my computer back a few days to see if that fixed the issue, it did not. I plugged in directly to my cable modem and everything works fine. I googled the issue and saw some people mentioning that both of my problems could be caused by an issue with my Security Permissions. I have no idea if this could be the issue, and if so, how I could fix it.

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A:Security permissions problem?

Starting with Vista, Microsoft introduced User Access Control, a security feature that requires you to Run As Admin any software installation,or change of computer setting even if you are an admin and the only user on the computer . You can Re-adjust the UAC to a less intrusive setting if you like (not recommended). Go to Search and type UAC. This would not affect your Wireless settings though.
The Diagnostic Policy Service should be set to Automatic startup type, and the service started, but Diagnostic Service Host and Diagnostic System host should be set to Manual, with the former service started.
While in Services make sure WLAN AutoConfig is set to Manual but started.
Make sure your Wireless switch is on.
If you continue to have problems, you may be infected, please click on the link in my signature for Virus/Malware Help

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Hi Guys,

I've just bought a netbook with XP Home installed. I'm a student teacher, and I'd like to make it pupil-proof, so I've partitioned the hard drive, and I've got an admin account and a limited account that I'll be using in class. What I also wanted to do was restrict access to the paritition with all the windows files to just the admin account.

I used a tweak found here to do it.

Anyway, turns out that I can't restrict it without making it impossible to log in to the limited account. I think that it's because it can't access the account settings. I added back the permissions for the limited account and it seems to be working fine, but it appears that I'll need to do that every time I create a new account, cause I think I deleted some other permissions.

Question 1: Is it possible to restore all permissions to their defaults, including the deleted profiles, without doing a system restore? If not, does anyone know what the defaults are so I can add them back manually?

Question 2: Does anyone know how I can restrict access to the windows partition properly?

Thanks in advance to anyway who can help me!
 

A:XP Home Security Permissions

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Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit /dvd /english
Dynamic Disk, GPT Partition table, DAMAGED....................................  Basic disk for MBR/master boot record partition, extend logical partition  no support or corrupt                    
                                                       
basic disk 0\primary partition 465GB online /MBR/master boot record/Quota settings C:

BUILTIN\Administrators -------15.93GB Amount used
NT SERVICE\TrustedInstaller ------ 4.68GB Amount Used
NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM ------- 3.28GB  Amount Used
musty-PC\musty ------ 221,35MB Amount Used                                                                                                                      &nbs... Read more

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Hello Guys,

Here is the and setup.

3 Computers. 2 Windows XP and 1 Windows 7 computers

XP1 is acting as a type of file server. Hosting a folder with data in it. The other XP2 computer and Win7 PC have a application on it that use the data on XP1.

I have made a network drive on XP2 and Win7 to the folder that stores the data. I want the application to have full read and write access but I don't want the users to be able to go into the network folder and mess around with anything. Can I block user access through My computer or windows explorer? How do I protect that data without interrupting what the application needs to do?

Thanks.

Mark
 

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Windows 7 64-Bit , 64-Bit Computer SyStems(Graphic Card Or Everything 64-Bit) BEFORE 32-Bit format available............vs How to recover HDD Security Permissions? Wont boot Computer 
NT Authority\cryptsvc
NT Authority\browser
NT Authority\homeusers
NT Authority\homegroup
NT Authority\Network
NT Authority\Network Service.......... HDD&Regedit possible try

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Hi All,
Does anyone knows what level of security permission is requires to enable servicing plan option to users. currently users are not able to see servicing plan option.
Regards,
Kiran.

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Hi, im not too tech savy but i'll try to explain my problem as best I can and hopefully someone can help.

Ok I have two users on my computer, one is mine which has been running for longer and has always been the administrator. I havent been on it for awhile but when i went on yesterday its wasnt showing the wallpaper, internet wasnt working. After a bit of looking i found that all the files on this user did not show itself in the security permissions for those files, only read something else, not full control. I reset the whole user for full control of the files but now its not saving cookies on google chrome even though chrome settings are correct and its reinstalled. Also i get some other programs saying they cant save things like history files even though i reinstall these too. As far as i can tell its not recognising that my account is the admin or has full security access to everything it should even though my password is still the admin password

Does anyone know what might have made this happen and a way of fixing it cause constantly inputting passwords on the internet isnt fun.
 

A:Lost security permissions on a User.

The simple way of solving this is to create another admin account, and move over your pictures, documents etc to the new account.

Using an admin password does not automatically give you full access to everything. Your access level depends on the Security settings tab in each folder/file properties.
 

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UPDATE: I went to the .exe and checked my permissions, I had no "special" permissions just read/write iirc. Set my access to full control and ran the .exe directly (no shortcut) still doesn't work properly. Neither does running as administrator. I should also mention that I'm able to copy files into there without any problem...So now I have no idea what it's doing. One weird thing I noticed though was that my user folder has a padlock on it...doesn't seem to make any difference, but again I don't remember that ever being there on my previous installation.
Okay, so I have my new PC up and running.

Windows 7 installed fine, set it up as far as I can tell exactly how I have every time before...however I think I'm still having problems with being the "total admin".

I run an Authoring Tool for E-Learning and it ran fine on my previous PC/Win7 installation. Now it was refusing me access to the temp folder.

I looked into the permissions for it and found the following:



The everyone group has full permission, but when I look at my account/group I only have "special permission". Just...wtf? I'm the only user on this PC, I don't seem to have a problem with anything else, but why if I'm the "admin" (and only user) do I not have full permissions for everything?

Now, I set my permission to "full control", but "special permissions" is still ticked. The problem is that this program writes to the t... Read more

A:Security - User Permissions - Why don't I have access to everything?

Windows does not give access or ownership or permission to all system files to any standard user, even not to the administrator. The permissions are with TrustedInstaller. You may read about it here: What is TrustedInstaller.exe in Windows 7 | 8 or here: Windows Modules Installer - TrustedInstaller.exe - Program Information

You can take ownership of the files....
Take Ownership - Allow or Prevent Users and Groups To
Take Ownership Shortcut
But remember that it is risky. Better you dont use it abruptly, without consulting with some advanced user in our forums.

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So, I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate and up till recently I've been the only user that had access to the computer. That is about to change and what I'd like to do is create an alternate Account for the machine, which I have done, while making only specific folders available to that account.

To give you a better idea: I have a folder on my desktop entitled "Stuff" with, well, lots of stuff in it. I'd like to make several of the folders within this directory accessible to the other account, for read only, and to make all other folders in the directory effectively hidden and unreachable for read or write access.

I know how to do this with Sharing across a Network but have never had to mess with Account permissions to this degree. Is it possible?

(Also, I apologize if this is the wrong forum. It seemed like a general security issue but maybe it'd be better placed in the Windows 7 forum?)
 

A:Solved: Windows 7 Security Permissions

Nevermind, After digging a bit further online, using proper keywords, I found what I was looking for. Couldn't locate what I needed previously as I was stuck in the lingo of Network sharing.
 

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Hi Guys,
Im using WinXP pro with SP2

Im trying to change a folders permission(C:\Program Files) so that i have full access to it.

I right click the folder and choose properties and then the security tab.. from there if I try to alter permissions in any way it freezes up or i get the form not responding message and i never manage to do it?
I try to add mtself with my user account so that I can get full permission but when i do this or alter the same hapens Form NOT Responding
Any suggestions of how to do this or whats up?

Ive tried going through start>> accessorys>> windows exporer>> but each time it stops responding.

Thanks again
Tag
 

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I have an access 2000 application which is using MS access security. I have setup my user and admin groups with permissions to edit a form.

I have a status field on the form and if the staus field is changed from "in progress" to "billed", I want to prevent any member of the user group from further editing, however any member of the admin group can continue to edit and canreset the form to allow users to edit again.

I cannot use allowedits= false as this prevents all users from editing.

Is there a way to prevent editing depending on the user ?
 

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hey all,

Bit of a prob here. i did have 2000 pro but, i recently upgraded to XP pro.
now every time I try to remove or add any software I get this 1926.... here is the message from my last error:

"Error 1926. Could not set file security for file 'C:\Config.Msi\'. Error: 5. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to modify the security permissions for this file."

Am I running parellel OS's? Unfortunatly I have taken my PC for granted and I am extreamly reliant on it for school. Don't know what id do without your help, Thank you! James Sterling
 

A:Error 1926/ security permissions

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My girlfriend was having an issue with her Windows 7 Ultimate computer while I was out, so I told her how she could fix said issue, the day prior to this I had done some maintenance on it as she wanted to start using that computer again (it's a gaming computer she stopped using for about two weeks because it was running a little slower) and some scans found over 5,000 objects to be removed. It fixed a lot but there were a couple issues left and I didn't have enough time to finish tinkering with it, and there was one issue she could handle while I was gone. Or so I thought. She somehow wandered into the Security tab for her C drive and changed the permissions. Now nothing can be altered on the drive, and I've tried a few things to attempt to reverse this.

I would have simply backed it up and went ahead with a fresh install if not for the fact that she has So much on that computer (The scans went through over 400,000 files)

I've tried doing a system restore, tried a couple of things in Windows RE, tried using the hidden Admin account to change the permissions, etc. None of it has worked yet.

Are there any other possible commands to be tried in Windows RE? I've yet to attempt turning off UAC and attempting to take ownership again to change the permissions, but I'm not sure if that would even take hold given the state of the permissions.

Note: I am able to get a command prompt open in Safe mode as an administrator.

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I'm trying to help out my sister on her laptop (Compaq Vista 32bit). Here are the problems:

Can not access Windows Security Center.. It comes up on the tool bar red with the X. When you try to open it either off the tool bar or even through the Control Center you get: A "open with" window to select the program to open "rundll32.exe". I have tried the tutuorial on this site to change security center from disabled to automatic, this did not work, it defaults back to disabled.Will not start up the Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus program automatically on startup. You must manaul start and either run as adminstrator to start or go through the "open with window" process.All program starts require to go through the "open with window" approach and some that does not work and you need to right click on the program and "run as administrator" to start the program (i.e. intenet exployer).I have manually run Microsoft Security Essentials and removed numerous virus and trojans.

I am familar with XP and Windows 7, not Vista...

Any assistance will be appreciated

A:Security Center and Program Permissions

Hallo Brack, It sounds like you could have corrupted system files from malware & more than likely still have active malware.
First off try these and see if the make any difference with things such as the Security Center not starting;

Check Disk - chkdsk

After this run System files command this will check for and attempt to repair any corrupted System files, please note that this can only fix one problem at a time so you may have to run it several times;

System Files - SFC Command

Next a good place to start is to download Malwarebytes free standalone scanner, update it & run a Scan;

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware: Malwarebytes

IF malwarebytes will not install, update or run then look at these other options see if your computer will allow you to run this free online scan;

Free ESET Online Antivirus Scanner

If not you may have to go to a friends computer Super anti spyware has a portable scanner you can run from a USB stick Caution:( any of your USB sticks may be infected so it would pay to borrow or purchase a new one, please do not infect your friends computer)
This portable scanner has a file name that malware is not supposed to recognize so it may give you enough leeway to get things running again;


SUPERAntiSpyware.com - SUPERAntiSpyware Portable Scanner

The next option is a rescue disk which you can download and burn to a CD on another computer then insert the disk in your computer & Restart so the disk can scan before Windows loads... Read more

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Is there a way for me to recover the stupid idiotic mistake that I did? What I did was removed all the permissions to a partition on my HD that contains all my trading files and folders making it impossible for me to open ANY of my files on that partition. I thought I was removing the permissions for others on my network and selected the read only attribute. Then when I tried to allow full control after I realized what I did, it tells me access is denied.

So is there anything I can do to recover what I screwed up??

A:Removed all Security Permissions by accident

try changing it back through the hidden admin account... Enable the (Hidden) Administrator Account on Windows 7 or Vista - How-To Geek

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I have a 1TB HDD connected via the network. 90% of the folders on this drive are fine, but a few were created by previous Windows installs.
I needed to delete the folder but it won't let me do so. I've tried fiddling with the security settings but they wont "stick". See the attached for what I mean.

I can't do anything with this folder. This is also happening on other folders and I've experienced this annoying issue over the years. Finally knowing an answer would help a great deal.
I can rename the folder, but everything inside the folder and the folder itself cannot be removed.
 

A:Security Permissions on network folder.

You probably have to Take Ownership: How to Take Full Ownership of Files & Folders in Windows 8.

I don't know if that reference in your screenshot to "domain" is going to cause an additional wrinkle.
 

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My girlfriend was having an issue with her Windows 7 Ultimate computer while I was out, so I told her how she could fix said issue, the day prior to this I had done some maintenance on it as she wanted to start using that computer again (it's a gaming computer she stopped using for about two weeks because it was running a little slower) and some scans found over 5,000 objects to be removed. It fixed a lot but there were a couple issues left and I didn't have enough time to finish tinkering with it, and there was one issue she could handle while I was gone. Or so I thought. She somehow got into the Security tab for her C drive and changed the permissions under the security tab. Now nothing can be altered on the drive, and I've tried a multitude of things to attempt to reverse this.

I would have simply backed it up and went ahead with a fresh install if not for the fact that she has So much on that computer (The scans went through over 400,000 files)

I've already attempted a system restore, went into the secret Administrator account in Safe mode to attempt to take ownership/change permissions where it said I was denied access, I attempted the following in Windows RE after booting with a USB thumb drive I freshly created specifically for this reason:

Went into command prompt and input the following (From within Windows RE after booting with said thumb drive containing windows ultimate SP1):

C:
takeown /A /F C:\
takeown /A /F C:\Windows
takeown /A /F C:\Windows\Sy... Read more

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I am trying to open mountvol.exe located in C:\Windows\System32 and it just flashes the command prompt screen for a second. Then I opened properties security tab access denied. I tried to change access and get message error something about registry value wrong. What brought this about is I have alot of files that are empty and did a google search and it took me to mounted drives and volumes. If anyone could explain what a mounted device is how do they get mounted and can you read your files on a mounted device or does it have to be unmounted

A:Unable to change Security Permissions

A Mounted Drive is a drive attached to an empty folder on an NTFS volume. Mounted drives function the same as any other drive, but are assigned a label or name instead of a drive letter. The mounted drive’s name is resolved to a full file system path instead of just a drive letter. Members of the Administrators group can use Disk Management to create mounted drives or reassign drive letters.
Mountvol.exe is a utility that enumerates the volumes in your system
more information here -> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../cc976820.aspx

Since mountvol is a command line utility, double clicking it in windows explorer will give you exactly the response you are getting, mountvol needs to be told what to do by adding switches and/or paramaters. This is done through the CLI (or sometimes from a shortcut if it is a repetetive task). Unless you are actually trying to mount a folder as a drive, you have no need to use this function.







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I am trying to open mountvol.exe located in C:\Windows\System32 and it just flashes the command prompt screen for a second. Then I opened properties security tab access denied. I tried to change access and get message error something about registry value wrong. What brought this about is I have alot of files that are empty and did a google search and it took me to mounted drives and volumes. If anyone could explain what a mounted device is how do they get mounted an... Read more

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Windows 7 Professional x64 fully updated.
Generic PC

I regularly reinstall Windows for various reasons and normally manage to fairly easily overcome the equally various issues that arise from doing so (never learn!).

This time however, I'm stumped as to why one particular problem is proving really frustrating to try & fix.

I have 3 drives with around 12 partitions spread over them as I like to have things organised and to ensure that files are less likely to perhaps get overwritten etc.

As there were no other changes being made to drives or partitions I expected drive letters to remain stable and that I'd be able to easily import saved items e.g. pictures etc back into the clean Windows and so on which hasn't quite gone to plan. But my main issue is in being able to save back into the other drives/partitions etc - get that common error msg about not having access rights or whatever & today have been driven mad by just getting constant file errors on trying to install software into a partition on one of the other drives and also saving images into another one.

I did go & do a search over the weekend on the problem & found it a common one, The main solution suggested was running the Reg fix Take Ownership which I have done - endlessly but to no avail. I can understand not maybe being able to run say a program installed in the previous version of Windows which might cause a conflict with the new one, but why on earth can I not save images to a different... Read more

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I can't create a simple text file and place it on my C: drive in Win 8.1 - says that I don't have permission. The properties of the drive show that I do - full control, every class of user. Am I missing something really simple?

A:Security permissions problems for system drive

Hey,

Nope, it's by design. Best to just make a folder and then create the text file in that.

C:\Files\Random.txt

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Hi All.

What exactly is the difference between Local Security Policies and NTFS permissions.
Scenario: I want to add a power user to my computer with the following do's and don'ts:

Do's:
Can Do all the things a Power user can such as: Installing programs and devices, drivers, access command prompt
Don'ts
No Administrative Privileges, especially NOT to be able to use the 'Take Ownership' permission
Cannot delete anything except things he has Ownership of(created himself)
Cannot Uninstall Any programs, except the Ones he installed
Cannot access unauthorized folders and files as set up by permissions
I can add him to Power Users group, but then he won't be able to add devices right...
As I understand, NTFS permissions:
Enable you to set Modify, Execute, Read and Write permissions on files, folders and programs right...(since a program is just a file)

and

Local Security Policies:
Enables you to do specific things such as: Deny a user access to command prompt, or regedit. Allow a user to install programs but not drivers etc...
Or am I wrong here?
Thank you

A:Local Security Policies vs NTFS Permissions

NTFS Permissions Overview

Windows Local Security Policy Settings - Microsoft Windows Tips

Hope the above links explain the difference between the two.

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How can I protect my Windows files so that my Linux does NOT see it (except as root)?

A:Permissions Win & Linux [moved from General Security]

This is probably a question better asked in a Windows or Linux section of the forum. What Windows OS is involved, so I can move this thread to the appropriate section?

Of course, if someone reading knows the answer, feel free to post.

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I was having terrible trouble removing some malware(it was attached to cmpbk3.dll) so I thought I would outsmart it. I hooked the hard drive to another computer and deleted the offending file. However now it won't boot up because of a missing pci.sys. So I rehooked it to my working computer(Windows Vista) and decided I would backup the pictures/documents and then reload WinXP. Problem is the security on the files won't let me save them unless I go into Properties > Security and then add myself as a user for each individual picture file. Does anyone know a way around this? I tried highlighting the entire group and selecting properties, but this does not allow the security tab to show.

Thanks in advance for any help!!

A:File/folder Security-permissions Issues

You could try taking ownership of the files you want, How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP - http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=308421 I would take ownership of entire folders, not individual files.Louis

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Hi gang,I have my neighbor's laptop because she said she downloaded that Security Tool malware. The problem I'm having is I can't seem to locate any issues, so I'm askling you fine people for help in determining whether or not there is an issue. To this date, I've cleaned up what I could using Avira, SpyBot, CCleaner and MalwareBytes, so following is the DDS log. Perhaps an associated issue: When I try to run GMER, I get this message: "C:\Windows\System\32\Cinfig\System: The system could not find the file specified" The file is actually there, and this user said she thought she had a duplicate user name previously, but I could not find that, either. Could this missing user/premissions issue be indicative of a larger issue?Please let me know, if you can, if there really is something I missed.Thanks for all the hard work.DDS:DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSX64 Run by Robin at 8:50:04.47 on Sat 04/24/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3003.1760 [GMT -4:00]SP: Spybot - Search and Destroy *disabled* (Updated) {ED588FAF-1B8F-43B4-ACA8-8E3C85DADBE9}============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetwork... Read more

A:Possible Security Malware Infection?/Permissions Issue?

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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