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my users account unknown security, special permissions

Q: my users account unknown security, special permissions

I looked at my folder properties, the security tab on win8 "C:\Users\mike"
I see securities permissions for "Account Unknown S-1-15-21-etc..-1002" (i'm 1001)

Searched the registry, nothing found. Anyone have Idea what this might be ? Thanks !!!

I'm not overly concerned, slightly maybe,,, mostly curious.. might delete it and see what happens after next system image.

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A: my users account unknown security, special permissions

I would suggest deleting it.
There is no such user in the valid users selection box.
Running a virus scan would be good.

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Account Unknown(S-1-5-21-1345748419-2493160549-2943627078-1000)
has full permissions in the "Advanced Security Settings" for my own user account on my Win 10 Pro 64-bit PC.
What is it? Is this normal?

If I go to C:\Users\ , it lists four users:
[Myself]
Default
Default.migrated
Public.

If I right-click on [Myself] and hit Properties, then go to the security tab, it lists four "Group or user names:" with certain Permissions:
SYSTEM with full permissions - all items checked
Account Unknown(S-1-5-21-1345748419-2493160549-2943627078-1000) with the same full permissions - all items checked
[Myself] with the same full permissions - all items checked
Administrators with the same full permissions - all items checked

What is the Account Unknown(S-1-5-21-1345748419-2493160549-2943627078-1000), and how did it get there?

Two clues:
1) My PC is dual-booting Win 7 Pro 64-bit and this Win 10 Pro 64-bit. I'm in the Win 10
2) 15 minutes ago (and before checking this), I turned on Public file sharing so other PCs on my home network could see any documents I put in those Public folders or maybe vice versa. I do NOT have "Homegroup" turned on.

But wha' happening here?

A:Account Unknown has full Security permissions on my own User - huh?

Hello glnz,

You will see "Account Unknown" for an account that is not currently available. This could be from an account you deleted that had permissions, or from an account on another computer that is not connected.

Either way, it's safe to remove any listed "Account Unknown" entries in permissions if you are sure it's for an account that will no longer need permissions for the item.

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User account only has (Special permissions) checked and I can't get it to change. I have activated the Admin account and I have gone into the admin account and tried to change the account permissions their and it shows that it does them. But when I try to run Avira or AVG it says that it can't because of permissions on this account. So I go back to the user account and it is set back to (Special Permissions). When I am in the admin account ever thing works great. I have scanned the computer many times looking for spyware but i can't find anything. Anyone have any advice. This is on a Toshibe Laptop running Win7 Home Premium.

A:User account only has (Special permissions) checked.

Do you have ownership?
Warning do not take ownership of system files or problems will be at your door.
Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums

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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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So basically, somehow the permissions for my photos from my old user account have been set to an "unknown" or "default" username. So I am guessing I will have to edit this from the registry or what? I'm not sure but can someone tell me how to take ownership of an unknown account, the account reads "S-1-5...." so thats like a default account right? How do I reset all of my files to my new user account?
EDIT: BTW guys I can ADD ownership to the files one by one but I want the entire folder to have ownership under my current username, how do I do that?
 

A:S-1-5....PERMISSIONS PROBLEM...How to take ownership of UNKNOWN ACCOUNT

Hello, you will need to access the properties of the folder holding the photos with the bad permissions, then add either your explicit account or the administrators group to the access control list, set the permissions to Full Access; alternatively you can also take ownership of that folder if that is the case:
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Cc753659.aspx
 

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I have Vista Home Premium SP2 64BIT and the security permissions for just ONE user is messed up. We have 4 user accounts and for some reason, just ONE of the 4 users cannot access certain shared programs. When I try to reapply permissions to Drive C for everybody, it returns error messages for just that one user. I have also tried replacing all existing inheritable permissions on all decedents with inheritable permissions from this object and it also returns error messages for just the 1 of 4 users. The error messages say access is denied to files like: Zach/manifest.bin, Zach/permdata.box, etc. also I got the error message the ACL structure is invalid.

Microsoft sent me a DVD disk called an In-place Upgrade to repair Windows Vista, but I want to make sure from this forum that this in-place upgrade can fix this specific problem and won't create further problems or delete any of our user settings, programs or files because my computer is running perfectly fine except for the security permissions for just that ONE user. Can someone PLEASE advise if there is a way to reset security permissions for one-user or do I have to use the in-place upgrade disc and could the in-place upgrade delete or further cause more problems to our personal settings/files?

A:VISTA Security Permissions for 1 of 4 Users is MESSED UP

Why not to create new profile and delete corrupted one?

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Hi guys
first time for me here. I'm used to solve this kind of problems by myself but I'm stuck in a real security treath with Win10... and I really hope someone can help me.
 
Yesterday night I noticed an unknown named account in the users list on my computer: "gusuhiew". I immediately searched that name on the Windows logs and I found that was created at 3 p.m. As I couldnt find anything useful, I decided to delete the account and check my firewall settings (original ESET Smart Security license). This morning, while I was having breakfast (and my computer was already turned on and my account logged in) I found the "gusuhiew" account again upon the logon screen.
 
What can I do? I can't find anything about that account name and I'm really concerned about my security settings on my computer. Any help is appreciated to solve this security issue and (eventually) to do the best as we can to track the cracker down.
 
EDIT: In addition, if it can be useful, the action center notify my that "ESET Smart Security" requires my attention but if I check there's nothing going wrong... Need help please...

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Hi Guy's,

Long time no see...... now a problem for ya?

In my security tab in properties I have 3 unknown user accounts

Can anyone shed any light on these... I have run all types of

security software to no avail.


Many Thanks


Cheekyman

A:Unknown users in security tab??

What are the names of the accounts?

By any chance - TrustedInstaller, Authenticated Users, Administrators, SYSTEM, ...?

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PROBLEM: "unknown Users" are listed in Properties/Security of a folder.

I have Windows 7, 64-bit.

The Properties/Security box of my "C:\Users\[my name]" folder lists two Users called
"Account Unknown (S-1-5-21-879640176-2077098734-2292519611-1001)"
and, "Home Users", in addition to the legitimate Users "SYSTEM", "Administrators", and
"[my name]".

After deleting the computer's Limited Acct, the 2 Users are still listed.

"S-1-5-21-879640176-2077098734-2292519611-1001" is not found by the Yahoo Search
Engine. The Windows folder-specific search engine for "C:" and for "Users" searches essentially
indefinitely. That for the folder named after myself finds nothing.

Especially regarding "S-...", is this caused by malware ? Would deleting either or both of these
Users cause harm ?

A:"Unknown Users" listed in Properties/Security of a folder

Hi -
What are the names of the accounts?

By any chance - TrustedInstaller, Authenticated Users, Administrators, SYSTEM, ...?
Do the additional unnamed users show up on all files?

Do you have any problems accessing the files?

See what happens if you remove the users from one of the files.

Thank You -

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Following installation of a the most recent updated version of CA Security Suite ON TWO PC'S (previous version's license expired), I chanced upon 3 processes which had not been there previously (ON BOTH PC'S); all showed the date last modified as being 03/09/2007 within 1 minute of each other. However, they did not show up (or I did not notice them) until 29/09/2007.mdmcls32.execfgmng32.exesvcprs32.exeIf users of CA could check their pc's for these processes and report back as to whether you a) have them and b ) any information you might have on them as searches so far have proved inconclusive (according to some databases mdmcls32.exe and cfgmng32.exe are clean and svcprs32.exe has only been around since 23/09/2007 {Prevx}).Cheers (any further assistance much appreicated)the_binkster

A:Users Of Ca Security Suite (information Required On Unknown Processes)

Anytime you come across a suspicious file for which you cannot find any information about, you can submit it to jotti's virusscan or virustotal.com. In the "File to upload & scan" box, browse to the location of the suspicious file and submit (upload) it for scanning/analysis.Post back with the results of the file analysis.

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I reformatted this computer recently and backed it up using the special HP backup program in the BIOS. Anyway I just noticed that alot of the files have a new icon next to them that i don't recognize... it looks like this:and when I right click it > Properties > Security i see this:Any ideas what this "Account Unknown" thing is?

A:Account Unknown in security tab?

The S-1-5-21-... is known as a "security identifier" or SID. This is an internal identifier of User Accounts. You are seeing this because there are still remnants of the old account still in the Registry. You will be better to create a new account, and secure the proper privileges. This ID will stick in there, and will not be removed. The Windows System does not go through and delete all the information as the account is deleted. The system can no longer access the SID, because the Account no longer exists. The REASON for this issue is that the SYSTEM was not able to connect to a domain controller to help delete the proper information. The RESOLUTION for this issue is to leave the SID alone and Set up a new account and enable the proper permissions.

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please delete thread, posted in wrong section

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Hi all on my pictures and some of my files i got this unknown account under the security tab what would it be? i did update this computer from win 7 to win 8 but that was quite a while ago here is a picture of it showing two instances of this unknown account virus and spyware scan all show up negative.

A:Win 8 and unknown account on security tab properties

Hello Tony,

Those could either be user accounts that you deleted, or network users (ex: from homegroup or workgroup) that are not currently connected.

If they are for old deleted user accounts, then it's perfectly safe to remove the "Account Unknown....." entries if you like. Removing them basically just removes access for that unknown user for that specific file/folder.

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ok well im trying to give the program called peer guardian full control but it wont let me and it just says Error applying security and i had UAC on and i turned it off and i still have the same problem and it wont let me have special permissions on my own acc and i am administrator and im running 32 windows vista Man this gets frustrating! Please help!

Kk well ill give u a pic ok but now i cant even open up the file peer guardian its like not letting me do anything with it now Please help!

[IMG]file:///C:/Users/austin/Desktop/My%20problem.JPG[/IMG]

A:Help Please special permissions??!?!?

Did you reboot after turning UAC off? Personally I'd turn it back on.

Can you create the error and post a snip of it so we can see what going on?
Info on the snipping tool and how to upload pics to the posts here if needed:
How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista

Gary

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Has anyone been able to add a checkmark next to special permissions or been able to add a checkmark in the grayed out boxes ???

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just went to back up drive, it said i dont have permission.
in safe mode , properties, security, there is no tick the "special permissions" box. i have tried several times to tick this box but with no luck. could someone give step by step instructions on how to do please.
these settings were ok a few weeks ago, but i have been infested since and these settings must have been changed somehow.
thanks
 

A:no special permissions, gone

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Can anyone help me regain Security Permissions to C:\Users\All Users\Application Data Folder which I lost while looking at the access rights. I mistakenly closed the box while playing with the access rights and lost any access to the file.
I pulled the access rights to the file using icacls they are below.

application data
D:PAI(D;OICI;FA;;;WD)(A;;0x1200a9;;;WD)(A;OICI;FA;;;SY)(A;OICI;FA;;;BA)S:AI

I am thinking I can change the information in the file and restore it. Not sure exactly what to change?

I was also thinking I could pull the info from another computer running with the same operating system and reapply them to this file? Would this work?

I looked at Previous Versions of the upper level folder. Can I restore a previous version of this whole folder? Will it restore the Application Data folder with the prior permissions?

A:Lost Access Permissions to C:\Users\All Users\Application Data Folder

Are you asking about the Application Data or Appdata folder?

If Application Data, this is not a real folder but a junction used to allow interface with legacy programs. No access is necessary since it is pointing to the Appdata folder.

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I am a teacher, and my district suddenly made it so there are things I can no longer do, like add/delete programs, system restore, look at msconfig from "run" etc. I swear I'm not going to do anything bad to the computer!! But there are programs that are starting up every time i turn on my computer that slow it down a LOT, and I don't need them. I don't want to delete them because the district put them there, but would like to take it off of the startup automatic boot. Every time I try to do that, it tells me I need to be an administrator, which I am, but when I type in name/password, it tells me I would have to be "elevated"in order to gain access. I teach music, so sometimes get new software, totally safe guaranteed, and want to be able to use them. This district is enormous, so I can't just ask the schools IT guy like I could at my previous school which was small and I knew the IT person and she trusted me and gave me complete access back.

It says I have "full control" and everything is checked except special permissions, which can't be checked. It has my regular user account as owner, but when I try to take ownership to my admin account, it tells me again I need to be elevated (even though it says I can take ownership). I assume that means that I need special permissions?

I tried doing system restore so I could try to go back to before this update that took all my privileges away, but again, I need to be elevated in order to do a sys res... Read more

A:Need special permissions back!

I'm sorry but those controls are there for a reason so if you want more access you will have to ask your IT department, it's against site rules to help you bypass these restrictions.

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Hi,

I'm trying to take full control of my laptop that I own personally.

I've taken control of the C Drive and changed the permissions to full control but for some reason it won't allow me to tick the Special Permissions option.

Can you please advise how I can get special permissions?

I would like to get ultimate control of the operating system.


Thanks

NWR

A:Windows 7 Special Permissions

Special permissions are more fine grained than the normal permissions. If you have full control you already have all of the special permissions.

You have taken a drastic step and I care not to speculate on it's consequences. Not a pleasant thought.

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Hello everyone.

Let me start off with explaining my problem first, I'll just give you the short version.

So basically I deleted the Profile who had "special permissions" completely. I don't know how I ended up doing that or why .
But since then, my laptop has been freezing in a specific pattern. For example when I boot my laptop and I run a game, it will 8 out of 10 times freeze my laptop completely for about 1-2 minutes. If it doesen't freeze when i start a game, it will later on.
I also tried to do a system restore but it won't allow me since it doesen't have access to a specific file. It says it's most likely because of an antivirus but I uninstalled everything I had. I have performed successful system restores before so this doesen't make sense.

I tried to search for answers but all I get are XP Vista and Win7 solutions, all have some options I don't have on my Win8.
Is there a way to restore this profile with special permissions or can I give myself those permissions?

Thanks in advance for any help or info.

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In one small client installation  about 100 computers / 120 users , This happens on several windows 7 machines, I have read articles where this happens but from an untrusted domain.  This is all 1 small single site domain with a windows 2008 and
2008R2 DC   only fix thus far is to remove all security updates from may 2016 to present.  DCdiag and netdiag report no issues  dns has no issues.  expect this is a windows glitch   Is there a patch out for this?
Craig


Craig

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No Boot Computer and Nlite Xp windows installation available and  XP Windows login Passworld needed 
Administrator account folder\\network account folder\default user folder\default,,user folder\\All users folder.. No xp windows login  
Dynamic mbr hdd problem for, dynamic library needed.. 

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Alright, I made a big mistake and downloaded a file that I didn't know where it came from in hopes it would speed up my Adobe Photoshop CS4 that I have installed. Now problems have arisen and the file is undeletable. It has made the cracked "faster" version of Photoshop is able to be used in the entire master suite. All of the other files have lost their registration and won't start, or will crash on startup.

The Program is Adobe Cybershop CS4 from CyberWarez, do not download at all costs.

Here's what's happening, in addition to the above ->

1) Right click on Cyber Warez in Program Files (X86)
2) Delete
3) Folder Access Denied, you need permission from Computer-name\Administrator to make changes to this folder. Mind you I am logged into the hidden Administrator account and attempting to delete.

Next

1) Right Click -> Properties
2) Security Tab
3) And I see My admin account, my 2 user accounts and a few others
4) Trusted Installer which is okay, SYSTEM which is okay, and CREATOR OWNER which is baffling to me as I've never seen this before.

Creative owner has only special privelages
TrustedInstaller has List folder contents and Special permissions
and SYSTEM has everything but Special Permissions

I go into the advanced tab go to the owner tab and change owner to Administrator I also select replace owner on subcontainers and objects.

Apply. It says I've taken ownership. Hit okay, close, reopen and I have everything including special perm... Read more

A:Editing Special Permissions for file deletion.

Alright, new situation. Went through and deleted the files, from the bottom up and somehow that allowed me. However that did not uninstall that crap that I installed. Went to Control Panel and tried to uninstall except, the uninstall option did not show, as it did prior to deleting. It was uninstallable from the beginning. Any suggestions? Thanks, Appreciate your time.

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I recently looked at my D drive, to find out that every file and folder in the D drive has a S-1-5-21.... account under the security tab. However the D drive itself does not. When I do to delete it, it tells me I cannot because it is inheriting permissions from its parent. But The D drive itself (The parent) doesn't have that user. So first, can you explain this.
So, I go and stop it from inheriting permission, and then delete it.. The issue is that this is quite time consuming. I basically want to remove this user on every file and folder on the drive at once. Now how do I do that?
I would be perfectly happy removing all the file permissions for all the files (Yes, I know that leaves them unaccessable) and then just adding them, as adding them to the D drive itself will cause all the child objects to inherit them, yes?
 

A:File permissions, an S-1-5-21 account, and inherited permissions

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Hello there.

I believe that I have a rootkit or malware. Please look at the picture I attached:

Thank you in advance

A:special logon into users

This is perfectly normal.

The "special logon" event is recorded every time an account with Administrative rights logs on (you'll notice how these "special logon" events usually occur right after a standard logon event.) Your screenshot is of the NT_AUTHORITY\SYSTEM account which is the built-in highest level account (higher even than Administrator) where Windows runs all of its really important code. The SYSTEM account has user rights up to and exceeding Administrator level rights, which is why you see this event every time even a non-admin user logs on. In short: it's perfectly normal and nothing to worry about.

Have you observed any other symptoms or odd behavior that might be caused by an infection? If you haven't then you're probably not infected at all.

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PROBLEM: "unknown Users" are listed in Properties/Security of a folder.

I have Windows 7, 64-bit.

The Properties/Security box of my "C:\Users\[my name]" folder lists two Users called
"Account Unknown (S-1-5-21-879640176-2077098734-2292519611-1001)"
and, "Home Users", in addition to the legitimate Users "SYSTEM", "Administrators", and "[my name]".

After deleting the computer's Limited Acct, the 2 Users are still listed.

"S-1-5-21-879640176-2077098734-2292519611-1001" is not found by the Yahoo Search Engine. The Windows folder-specific search engine for "C:" and for "Users" searches essentially indefinitely. That for the folder named after myself finds nothing.

Especially regarding "S-...", is this caused by malware ? Would deleting either or both of these Users cause harm ?

Thanks.

A:"unknown Users" are listed in Properties/Security of a folder.

Account Unknown can come from a previous installation or from an account that previously existed but has since been deleted. And you will not find anything within the search engines about the long string of numbers because it is unique on most computers. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Security_Identifier

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After changing password users receiving "The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship" but are still able to log in after hitting okay and using their new password they just created.
Wondering what has caused this since we have not made any changes to our AD in quite a while. 

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this is bad ,very bad , hope they will fix this !

Top Threat: Windows Security Center Spoof
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1759,1639276,00.asp
 

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I changed the registry at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon to hide a user account and expected the system to give me an option to enter username as well as password to log back on to the same hidden account. But
NO, no luck. It still gives you all unhidden user account to select from in order to log on though.

Unfortunately the account I have hidden is the only Administrator account I have in the system. I've tried to change the registry by logging on as a standard user. However both the command prompt and the regedit do not offer option to run as administrator.
So I can't restore the registry.

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So I was following this guide -> http://superuser.com/questions/495290/how-to-rename-user-folder-in-windows-8

I renamed the User folder and edited the registry, but then when I logged back into the account, the start menu was blank with no icons, when I moved to the desktop it immediatelly asked for permissions (so it doesn't have them ever for desktop?). My wallpaper was gone, start menu items were gone and I couldn't right click on the Start Button anymore. Usually when right clicking it, I got options like Shut Down, Power Shell etc.

I changed the folder name and registry back, but still nothing works. I also can't run any apps, not even the PC Settings app.

Can I get everything back like it was? I'm on Windows 8.1 by the way.
 

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Good evening guys,
Today I changed my username and Change User Profile Folder Name but on my hard disk everything right now every program, files and my drives are registered too my previous name
as you guys can see from the above image my previous account name was caffe and now it is james
so all of my permissions are still registered to that previous name

Now what I want is to change all of the permissions to my new user name but the main problem is my new username isn't showing on any of the permissions

as you can see I can't find my new username in the above window Is there is any solution.
and if someone want's to know I changed my userprofile and Change User Profile Folder Name with this tutorial User Profile Folder - Change User Account Folder Name - Windows 7 Help Forums

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Hi there,

Can anyone give me clew how can I create special account in Vista.

I'd like to create an account that has absolutely no other options to do than calculator icon on desktop and log off in start menu. Nothing else.

I have seen that kind of anncounts, but how can I create it myself?

Martin
 

A:Solved: create special account?

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Please help, I need 2 reset my pc 2 factory settings, but I don't know the pascode, I didn't change it or anything, I just never knew it, or knew how 2 obtain it....
 

A:How To Find Special Admin Account Password?

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I am about to start using Windows 7 Home Premium.

As I understand it, a Standard user can install software if that user can provide a valid Administrator User name and password during the install process, when prompted by Windows 7.

My question is, if you providide a Standard user with Administrator credentials, how can you keep that Standard user from logging into Windows 7 with the Administrator account and messing the system up?

Is there another way to allow Standard users to install software and not know the Administrator user name and password.

Sorry if my question seems stupid, but I have done many searches and not been able to find an answer so far.

A:Keeping Standard Account Users out of the Administrators Account

Don't give them Administrator credentials....

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I bought this Computer from a pawn shop and no matter what I do I can't get rid of the "PawnAmerica" name as my user profile I changed all the permissions and it still won't allow me to edit the name as you can see by the picture by the dull grey tone of the file name and the little padlock on the file

A:Permissions And Users

Well, you can just create a new administrator account. I think this will bypass you your problem.

Are you trying to edit the name of the account by right clicking on this folder and renaming it?

If Yes, then you are doing it wrong, just go the the Control Panel and open up User Accounts, click on the account name you are currently using and change the name.

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Hi best wishes to one and all.
I have a problem I hope someone can help with, I had trouble deleting a folder on my desktop, it said I needed permission. I am the only user, I am logged in as administrator, when I click security in properties(see screenshot) there appears to be several users logged? As you can see I gave them all permissions,but still told I did not have permission to delete folder. Questions; 1) how do I have all these users, 2) can+ should I delete any. 3) if I am logged on as administrator, why do I need permission to delete. I have looked at help files on permissions but it loses me, as you can guess I am a newby and only understand English. I have Windows 7 Pro. 16Gb memory, i7 Processor. Thank you in advance. Sorry. hope this works.

A:users and permissions

Cannot see the screenshot you refer to. Please click Edit on your post to attach using paper clip in Reply box. Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums - Windows 7 Forums

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Hello, I have a problem on my Windows 7 Professional machines restored from an Acronis 11.5 backup where I have a local Security Group "myGROUP" lists several members as unresolved SIDs: S-1-5-21-aaaaaaaaaaaa-bbbbbbbbb-ccccccc-1234. I need to delete
"myGROUP" but when I try to I get the error "The specified account name is not a member of the group."
It appears to be associated with the unresolved user, because I then proceed to remove the SID and hit apply to which I get the same error as before.

I've tried using CMD and Powershell to delete with no success. I've tried deleting the Unknown User profiles. I've looked in the registry to see if I can find the user profiles in the HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList\ but they
are not listed.
I did however notice that the SID listed in the membership of "myGROUP" was similar to one listed in the ProfileList as the start and end were the same but the middle strings were different:
Unresolved SID: S-1-5-21-aaaaaaaaaaaa-bbbbbbbbb-ccccccc-1234
ProfileList SID: S-1-5-21-dddddddddd-eeeeeeee-fffffff-1234
Could the Acronis restore have changed the SID of my user thus corrupting the local group? Is there any way to fix this?

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Hello everyone, nice forum to be in!

My question is about how I can set the permissions for the users on a network that
All have windows 7 x64 on their PCs?

Let me make it more clear:
I am not using Home group function of win 7 and if we have 4-6 PCs that have access
to number of shared folders on one of another PCs, We named that computer "Server" and we want to use it as the main place for storing files that come from other users on the network(All on a Server PC). The root folder has several subfolders.
Now How can I set the permissions for those subfolder the way that some users ON the network can have access to them and others not?

I have tried to add the users (user names) that exist on the network (and not on the local machine) to permission with no luck, windows can't find them because it only searches the local PC for the specified user and not the entire network machines.

Again, How can I do that?

Thanks in advance

A:Network Users Permissions

Are you using 10 machines or less total?

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Is there any way to apply different permissions to users on a work group?

We are all using Windows 7 Professional

All on same workgroup/other VPN

All systems go, but would like to limit some users to certain areas without having to fire up server 2003 domain

Thanks

A:Any way to apply different permissions to users

This tutorial should help you with that.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ns.html?filter

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How can I put restrictions on folders for certain users on my computer. For example: User "Somebody" cannot access the Windows folder. Please be in-depth in your answers! Thanks in advance.
-Josh
 

A:Restrictions/Permissions for users

Welcome to TSG....

The best way is this:

Open Help and Support
Type in Permissions

choose what you want to do in the left pane and then you can print what you want for directions.
 

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Hello,

Is there a way to stop Windows from trying to keep everything so damned 'secure'? Eliminate the need for permissions and file protection etc?

I have a whole host of folders I can't access, or can only access by every time granting admin privileges. The biggest problem being that when a program wants to access a folder, it can't give those rights and just crashes. If I try to scan a page for instance, I have to store it somewhere like C:\TEMP or something because I can't store it to My Documents!

Normally I've only been logged in as administrator, and signed into my microsoft account. However, when I try to use the MyDocuments folder, for instance, it always says I don't have the right to do that. In accounts, I have made sure even normal users have full control of all files and folders, let alone admins. I haven't even basically created any other users until as a measure to try to access my My Documents etc. folders I made a normal user (with admin rights though) but to no avail.

If I check the properties of the MyDocuments folder - it says 'read only'. Now if I tick that off, it takes a while applying the command to all subfolders and such. Fine. The tick vanishes. Now here's the fun part - if I close the properties box, and re-open it immediately - AGAIN it has turned read-only! Seems like there is no chance to win!

I believe this all has something to do with the fact that I have...umm..seven harddrives in my machine, and they of course have been used in older W... Read more

A:Permissions/users etc. woes

You can go to most any folder and right click select Properties then the Security tab and Add your Username to the list and give it full rights.

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Hi all!,
I have 2 hard drives.
The first one has Windows XP installed and the second one is used to store all my personnal stuff.
If for whatever reasons I have to reformat, I will not loose all my stuff.

My problem:
I went into "My Documents" folder's properties and changes the "Target folder location" so it points to my second hard drive. Like I said, all my personnal stuff is in there.
Finally it happened... I had a major problem with "MediaAccess" spyware that made me do a lot of regedit.
After battleling for a whole night, I had to reformat my c: drive.
I created a new account, but now, if I go to my second hard drive, I still have the "Documents and Settings" folder with my personnal folder in it. Double click on it but I dont have the permissions to open it. I rebooted in Administrator mode, but still cant open it.

Anyone can help me?
 

A:Ned help with permissions (advanced users please!)

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I am currently running Windows XP MCE 2005. I have setup 4 limited user accounts for everyone in my family and one administrator account for installing programs with. The problem is that some programs require administraor privlages to run. Can I setup full access for all users for individual programs?

A:Setting permissions for users

Well, you can change who you run the program as. Right click, run as, then you can do it from there.

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I'm not sure if it is possible but I was wondering if it was possible to change a users permissions so that they could not change their password or other user/computer settings and etc. I have seen mention of other user groups and I see mention of changing group permissions in several help articles but I'm looking for a more defined answer.

All help is welcome and thank you all in advance.

P.S. I think this is in the right spot but if not I apologize.
 

A:Users/Group Permissions

You can setup a user so their password never expire. In Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Computer Managerment / Local Users and Groups / Users . Right click on the user name and choose Properties. Checkmark "user cannot change password".
( Win 7 method, should be the same in Vista, and almost the same in XP )

In order to stop the user from making system wide changes, change the account to a Standard / Limited User account.
 

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Hi all!,
I have 2 hard drives.
The first one has Windows XP installed and the second one is used to store all my personnal stuff.
If for whatever reasons I have to reformat, I will not loose all my stuff.

My problem:
I went into "My Documents" folder's properties and changes the "Target folder location" so it points to my second hard drive. Like I said, all my personnal stuff is in there.
Finally it happened... I had a major problem with "MediaAccess" spyware that made me do a lot of regedit.
After battleling for a whole night, I had to reformat my c: drive.
I created a new account, but now, if I go to my second hard drive, I still have the "Documents and Settings" folder with my personnal folder in it. Double click on it but I dont have the permissions to open it. I rebooted in Administrator mode, but still cant open it.

Anyone can help me?
 

A:Ned help with permissions (advanced users please!)

See:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;810881
 

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I have a Windows 10 PC that acts as a file share. Within this file share there are several hundred folders. I'd like to know if there is an easy to grant two different users different permissions to these several hundred folders.

For example, I'd like like one users to be have full control to folders A, B, C and the other user to have full control to folder 1, 2, 3 - Neither of which should be able to see what access the other user has.

Is there an easy way to do that other than going to each folder and granting each user appropriate access?

A:Granting two users different permissions to different folders

Originally Posted by sunilnm


Is there an easy way to do that other than going to each folder and granting each user appropriate access?



I have not tried this myself so you might want to try this with 2 or 3 folders first to see if it works.

Create a temporary folder for each user: UserATemp, UserBTemp, etc. Move the folders you want each user to access into their respective temporary folder. Set the proper permissions on the UserATemp folder. Then under the security tab click on advanced. On the advanced security and sharing window click the check box for Replace all child object permission entries.... then apply. Then move all the subfolders back to where you had them first.

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