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Windows 7 File Permissions are too hard for me to figure out.

Q: Windows 7 File Permissions are too hard for me to figure out.

The transition from XP to Windows 7 seemed pleasant, until I realized that I can no longer copy files from my own machine into a network folder which I have full rights to.

Pretty please, help me solve this. It is unique in that I've already taken ownership of the file, yet the error persists. When copying a file 'install_flash_player.exe' from my desktop to a remote share \\server\folder$\subfolder I get a message to the tune of:
(Taken from Google Images)

So then I run the damn calcs program, here's my output:


Code:
\\server\folder$\subfolder\install_flash_player.exe <Account Domain not found>(ID)F
UFAD\PS-ADMINS:(ID)F
UFAD\ps-adm:(ID)F
UFAD\PS-STUDENTS:(ID)C
UFAD\PS-WKS-ADMINS:(ID)C
BUILTIN\Administrators:(ID)F
<Account Domain not found>(ID)C
<Account Domain not found>(ID)C
<Account Domain not found>(ID)C
BUILTIN\Users:(ID)C
NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM:(ID)F
As you can see, my current account ps-admin is marked F, or granted full control of this folder. Further, I went out of my way to take control of the file install_flash_player.exe and I am the owner.

Please, I beg of you, guide me to making these permissions work right. I am the administrator at our office and not able to copy my own files to my own server's network share that I created? Not acceptable.

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A: Windows 7 File Permissions are too hard for me to figure out.

Have you taken ownership of the ServicePack1 folder?

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Hey there,

I decided to reinstall XP on my computer recently. So I cloned my hard drive (using Disk Copy v2.3) and then reinstalled the OS. The new install is up and running, but I can't access my old files on the clone (it says "Access is denied").

Is there any way to force permission? Maybe a program of some sort? My google searches have been completely unsuccessful.

Thanks

My PC:
OS: Windows XP Pro SP3
Motherboard: Intel Desktop Board D945PSN
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 3.00 GHz
RAM: 4.00 GB (4 x 1.0 GB) DDR PC2-5300 (3.5 GB recognized by XP)
Video Card: ATI Radeon X300HM 128MB
Power Supply: Nexus 460 Watts

A:[SOLVED] File permissions on old hard drive

Just need to Take Ownership:
How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP

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I've come into contact with Mandriva Linux. I know of a concept called standard permissions, that it provides. It's pretty convienient. I don't exactly know how it really works under the hood or anything, and I don't need to know exactly how it works right now either, even though it's probably available.

What I want to do, in effect, is create a feature pretty close to equivelant of this feature, only for Windows XP. I want to set standard permissions using a batch file. Whenever this batch file is run as administrator it can enforce the permissions. What are these permissions it enforces? Well, what I want is for these permissions to be gotten from a text file. The syntax in no way resembles the syntax of the Linux file I'm describing.

Basically the syntax is this:
PATH <TAB> MODE <TAB> USER1,USER2,... <TAB> PERM
PATH <TAB> MODE <TAB> USER1,USER2,... <TAB> PERM
...
The path is the path to a file or folder in exact syntax. The mode is one of the switches that can be given for XCACLS in the Windows Resource Kit thingy. This can be replace, edit, etc. The users are the user or group to add/replace/remove/etc, and there is a comma allowed so more than one user or group is allowed to be specified. The permissions are the permissions that you can specify in the utillity.

So the first thing the script needs to do, is call some program that safely detects whether or not the filesystem is NTFS or not. If the sys... Read more

A:Get ACL permissions from a text file enforced by a batch file in Windows XP

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Hello, I had replaced my harddrive after it failed a few day ago, and I tried to reinstal windows 8 with my recovery disk. However, the setup is not pulling the Activation Key from the BIOS and w8 computers do not come with activation keys. What can be done to resolve this issue? So far I have used the Generic W8 key to at least install windows on the new drive, but I am stuck because I cannot activate. Any help is greatly Appreciated.

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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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Hey guys , I'm not sure if this is a common issue or not but I'll having hard drive permission problems. Its basically my D drive that worked perfectly before but as of now , I cant write any data to it. From what I've seem , it should be resolved by going to Properties , clicking on the Security Tab , clicking on the User and going to Edit. You see , the problem is when I try to edit permissions, everything is grayed out. I can't do anything but click OK , Cancel or X out. Yes , I am also the main and only account in this system and again , had no issues up until recently.

Any idea?
Thanks in advance.

A:Windows 7 Hard Drive Permissions

When you go to edit, you should be able to highlight a froup at the top box such as administrators then be able to edit their permissions in the lower box.

See if this helps, Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups

I would try the above first, since it is your D drive you can try this Take Ownership Shortcut You may still have to edit permissions afterward.

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Yesterday I got the sudden urge to go back to Linux, so I installed Slackware 10.1 to a partition on my second hard drive. During this process, I installed the bootloader to the master boot record, yet somehwere in the process my Windows XP installation got messed up so I could not load XP off of my first hard drive.

Today I formatted my second hard drive that I had installed Slackware on and installed Windows XP to it. All my files are still on my first hard drive as well as my original Windows XP installation, however I cannot access any of my files that were in My Documents, on the Desktop, in My Music, My Pictures, nothing. I presume this is because I decided on my last XP installation [that was to that first original hard drive] not to allow other users to view my files. Is there any way to access these files now that I've reinstalled XP? I could access them from Linux, but now I cannot access them and it is very frustrating. Thanks!
 

A:Windows XP File Permissions

Take Ownership
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308421&sd=tech
 

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Hi y'all,
I'm an experienced Windows user (far too many years), but only a newbie Win7 user. I simply cannot fathom the security set-up they've implemented, and I'm kinda wondering whether anyone here knows more than I do.

I'm trying to use a VMware Virtual Machine on an external drive whilst logged-in into an administrator account. (Now wait before you start trolling about Microsoft's virtualisation is so much better and I should be asking on the VMware forums: read on)

According to the Security tab on Properties for the directory in which the VM files are all stored, the Administrator group has Full Control. But, when I start the VM, all I keep getting is a message stating that:

Error while powering on: Unable to open file "I:\TripleG\c-cl2.vmdk": Insufficient permission to access file.

Checking on the VMware forums, there are a few people who've had this message, but on every occasion, it's been because the file was Read Only. Check the file's attributes, no such issue. After a bit more playing around, I decide that maybe the reason is that the Users security group only has read and execute rights to the directory. So, using Properties / Security, I clkick the Edit button, I highlight the Users group, I change permissions to Full Control and hit the Apply button.

Churn... churn... churn...

Error Applying Security
An error occurred while applying security information to:

I:\TripleG\c-cl2-s001.vmdk

Access is denied.

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A:Windows 7 file permissions

  
Quote: Originally Posted by aragond


Hi y'all,
I'm an experienced Windows user (far too many years), but only a newbie Win7 user. I simply cannot fathom the security set-up they've implemented, and I'm kinda wondering whether anyone here knows more than I do.

I'm trying to use a VMware Virtual Machine on an external drive whilst logged-in into an administrator account. (Now wait before you start trolling about Microsoft's virtualisation is so much better and I should be asking on the VMware forums: read on)


I almost want to troll just because you said that.

I, personally have no preference as I don't use virtualization that much. Everyone has their own opinions. Some here like Microsoft's some like VMWare. Oh well. Life goes on.






Quote:
According to the Security tab on Properties for the directory in which the VM files are all stored, the Administrator group has Full Control. But, when I start the VM, all I keep getting is a message stating that:

Error while powering on: Unable to open file "I:\TripleG\c-cl2.vmdk": Insufficient permission to access file.

Checking on the VMware forums, there are a few people who've had this message, but on every occasion, it's been because the file was Read Only. Check the file's attributes, no such issue. After a bit more playing around, I decide that maybe the reason is that the Users security group only has read and execute rights to the directory. So, using Pro... Read more

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Hello all,
I have a custom application that was written in Labview. As part of the application, the user wanted some of the program configurations saved. In Windows XP, I would typically store the configuration (or ini) file in the same subdirectory as the executable. This cannot be done in Windows 7 due to file permissions in the Program Files subdirectory. I determined that there is a hidden subdirectory call ProgramData that is supposed to be used for this purpose. Everything works fine if only one account uses the software. The configuration file can be written and read properly. Unfortunately many users will be using the software and they all would like to log into the computer under their own account. If a different user logs in, the software can read the file but cannot modify the file with any changes that the new user made. All users have administrative privileges and the permissions on the files seem to allow RW privileges. The only exception that I have found is that the owner of the file somehow plays a part in this but I cannot seem to figure out a way around it (other than everyone logging in as the same user).

Any ideas? Is there another place on the hard drive that is supposed to be used for this purpose that allows full RW privileges?

Thanks!

A:File permissions in Windows 7

Welcome to the forum! The file is shared, with everyone allowed acces and read/write selected?

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I am receiving an error on my laptop that says "Windows Can not access the file. You may not have the right permissions". I have tried running several virus scan and malware solutions (AVG, Spybot, Malware Bytes, etc) to no avail. I can only access files when booting into Safe mode - otherwise, I get the above error with anything I click on. Attached below is the DDS log I captured earlier this evening. Thanks! Dave

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_29
Run by Administrator at 21:24:20 on 2012-02-12
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.613 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k rpcss
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
E:\HiJackThis.exe
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A:Windows Can not access the file. You may not have the right permissions

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. Click the Watch This Topic button at the top on the right.

Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.

Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.----------------------------------------------Please download GMER from one of the following locations and save it to your desktop:Main Mirror
This version will download a randomly named file (Recommended)Zipped Mirror
This version will download a zip file you will need to extract first. If you use this mirror, please extract the zip file to your desktop.Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs.Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security programs will not conflict with gmer's driver.Double-click on the randomly named GMER file (i.e. n7gmo46c.exe) and allow the gmer.sys driver to load if asked.Note: If you downloaded the zipped version, extract the file to its own folder such as C:\gmer and then double-click on gmer.exe.
GMER will open to the Rootkit/Malware tab and perform an automatic quick scan ... Read more

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I need to run backup of my c:\users but I'm getting access denied messages when I attempt to access certain subdirs. My user is in the admin group. If I rightclick on c:\users and go to properties>security>edit>add and then add myself and check "Full control." After hitting apply it goes through and tries to apply the settings but fails 12-15 times saying, "an error occurred while applying secutity info to: c:\users\default\appdata\local\..." It goes on to say, "access is denied."

What's up?

A:windows 7 file permissions messed up

Please read the tutorials on permissions.
If access is still denied, it is to protect the system.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html

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ok, so i know theres a million threads explaining how to fix these things, but, it seems im a special case. there is a file called k2.dll on my computer, and i need to delete it, but i get access is denied on every avenue. this is my main problem, my secondary problem is i want undisputed access to every file and folder on this pc, im sick of access denied and you need administrator privliges warnings. this is my computer, these are my files, i dont want my operating system telling me what i can and cant do. windows7 is great, but for all its advantages, if this cannot be fixed, then this is a dud operating system. in case you cant tell, im at the stage where im actively restraining myself from throwing my monitors across the room.. please help
 

A:yet another windows 7 file permissions thread

xenogen said:


ok, so i know theres a million threads explaining how to fix these things, but, it seems im a special case. there is a file called k2.dll on my computer, and i need to delete it, but i get access is denied on every avenue. this is my main problem, my secondary problem is i want undisputed access to every file and folder on this pc, im sick of access denied and you need administrator privliges warnings. this is my computer, these are my files, i dont want my operating system telling me what i can and cant do. windows7 is great, but for all its advantages, if this cannot be fixed, then this is a dud operating system. in case you cant tell, im at the stage where im actively restraining myself from throwing my monitors across the room.. please helpClick to expand...

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Age of system and relevant components if different :

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Operating system: Windows 98, 98SE, ME, XP Home, XP Pro, Vista or Other

Do you run Anti-Virus software: Brand Name, version #, is it up to date?

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Hi,

I run Windows XP Home Edition. I have recently installed an Apache server, and have my website running from my computer, but have a few problems. I want to install vBulletin, but it requires me to change the permissions on a file from 644 to 666. I know you can do this over FTP or UNIX, but how would I do this on Windows XP?

Thanks a lot for your help.

--Alex ([email protected])
 

A:Changing File Permissions on Windows XP.

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I have been wrestling with file permissions on my computer. I've searched online and found a couple of ways to make changes to files and directories - using Safe Mode and Cacls. Safe Mode is the only way I've managed to get to work, but I can't modify the permissions for every file on the drive, only files and folders individually. I imagine there is something fairly simple that I'm missing. Any Ideas?

Thanks,

Paul

A:Windows Xp Home File Permissions

How to set,view,change or remove file or folder permissions in Windows XP.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308418/en-us

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Received our shiny new PC's at work this week. I can set up Windows 2000 pretty easily but XP Pro is confusing me slightly.

As far as I'm aware it is all set up correctly. Our existing work network uses a Workgroup cause although we have a domain, our Samaba interface client is too old to be adapted for this. Soo.... I want to add users (manually) and set file permissions. Now, this is easy enough in Win2k but for some reason, according to the help files in XP Pro, you must have a domain installed before being able to use file permissions.

I checked one of our Windows 2000 servers at work and it is working using only a workgroup but has permissions activated. Why can't I do this with XP Pro? My only security options when going into Properties for a file or folder are to make them private or shared.

Help!
 

A:Activating Windows XP Pro file permissions

Go into explorer, tools, folder options and uncheck use simple filesharing. Now sharing gives you permissions.
 

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I was wondering if anyone knew of a good utility or application I could use to scan an NT server for a listing of Folder and File permissions for an NTFS file system? Thanks in advance!
 

A:Windows NT File/Directory Permissions

I found 2 command line utilities in the NT 4.0 Resource Kit. They are SHOWACLS.EXE & SRVCHECK.EXE. Unfortunately SHOWACLS lists the permissions for every single file and directory on the specified server. This creates a large document with more info than I need. SRVCHECK is supposed to scan only Shared folders, but keeps returning back with an "Unknown Error: 203", which MS doesn't seem to have a fix for. Are there any 3rd party utils or options in the Resource kit I may have missed that will scan all shares(even hidden), and give me back a listing of permissions?
 

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I am loggin into Windows 7 Home Premium 64, with an account with administrator permissions. Some files/folders are unaccesable. For example some system folders (inside of the d:\users) folder cannot be opened. Also, some files can be viewed, but not saved/changed.
How can I bypass this restriction?
Why can't I have access to all files/folders if my account has administrator permissions?
I am trying to edit a filed, installed by the Blackberry Desktop Manager 5.0.1. The file is named ip_modem_configuration.xml. I can open the file, but cannot save the changes. In my work computer, I can edit this file, under Windows XP Professional SP3. This file allows to enable the use of the Blackberry as a modem (Tethering). Thanks for your help.

A:Windows 7 File/Folder permissions

Right click file, properties, security, advanced, then change permissions to take ownership of file then you should be able to do as you please with it

Also i believe that it you change permission of a folder this will apply to all sub folders

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I recently fooled around with my permission for folders and files. Now I think I gave access to the computer 'System' to over ride all other access. Is there a way to fix this so that I recover 'Permissions?' I cannot access the "C" drive.

A:windows 7 hard drive is denying permissions to every folder

  
Quote: Originally Posted by waywaydj


I recently fooled around with my permission for folders and files. Now I think I gave access to the computer 'System' to over ride all other access. Is there a way to fix this so that I recover 'Permissions?' I cannot access the "C" drive.


Do you mean you can boot into Windows, but once there, if you go to file manager (My Computer) you can't access any folders?

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Like many others i have the problem of the whole "windows cannot specify path or file..... may not have appropriate permissions" error happening...

i run WIn 7 have tried all other basic solutions & nothing is working... so here is the HIJACK results

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:11:17 PM, on 11/20/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.16736)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\ComUpdatus.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastui.exe
C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series\Bin\ScanToPCActivationApp.exe
C:\Windows\system32\RunDll32.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series\Bin\HPNetworkCommunicatorCom.exe
C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series\Bin\HPNetworkCommunicator.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_9_900_152.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_9_900_152.exe
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A:Solved: windows cannot specify file path.... permissions....

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Hello:

I need to edit the hosts file found on the C:\Windows folder but I cannot do that unless I go to drive C: -> right click ->Properties->Security and assign to my username (which I don't understand why I need to do that if I'm logged as an administrator) full control of the drive.

Then it comes a Windows message saying that what I'm trying to do is not safe and not recommended.

Anyone knows how can I change the hosts file permissions without granting full access to my C: drive?

File is located on C:\Windows\system32\drives\etc.

Thanks

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Im in the process of trying to setup a home network. Computer A and Computer B are in the same workgroup. Username/password are the same.

Computer A = Windows XP sp3
Computer B = Windows 7 sp1

The two computers can communicate on the network. Can ping back and fourth with ip and computername. Computer B can access from what I can tell the whole C:/ drive from computer A. Doesnt ask for a password or anything like that. Just works the way it should.

However, I cant figure out how to share the C:\ drive from Computer B with Computer A.
Computer B
Click on C: >> Properties >> Sharing
And this is what i see on the sharing tab
It looks like its shared cause i see the \\inteli5\c. But when i go onto the other computer I cant access it.

This picture doesnt seem to want to work. But that link is the screen that comes up when i try to access the C:\ from the opposite computer

Been messing around with it for a couple hours and I'm getting frustrated. My apologys if i missed a Thread that already covered this. Anyhelp would be appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Windows 7 file sharing permissions

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I've been working on a clients malware infected machine (vundo almost made me cry) and all was going well until about an hour ago.

I had successfully quarantined off the major infections and was in the process of cleaning them out when (after a reboot) all windows users suddenly lacked the ability to execute applications. I get the infamous "windows cannot access the specified device path or file" message when i try to do just about anything. No applications will startup and the machine is completely closed for any kind of normal machine business. I can however run applications in safe mode and open the recovery console.

It's an XP SP2 Dell Desktop, about 3 years old. It's within a month of being up-to-date on it's windows updates. It's also loud, large and a poorly kept machine.

I'm not sure how much information to volunteer about this issue as I've never dealt with such an intransigent machine and am not sure exactley where the problem is coming from.

I had just finished an antivir virus scan (for the third time) and was rebooting before I ran hijackthis again under a different user. After the reboot the machine was locked (before i had a chance to run hijack this).

What can I do to fix this and/or what information about this issue would be most helpful for me to provide?

Thanks!

-DTrain

A:Windows User/File Permissions Go Out The Window

Follow the 5 steps here:

(Updated!) IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting A Log

And post the results here:

Hijackthis Log Help

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I changed ownership of my C:\ in order to change permissions, be able to audit, and delete files which are locked. Usually system files are locked and I ignore those when prompted that they cannot be changed without admin approval (even providing admin approval doesn't allow their modification). I'm wondering what I have to do to be able to make decisions on my own system? Does anyone know a good step by step guide? My old Windows installation is taking up 17 gigs on my hard drive and I have a 230g hard drive. Needless to say space is precious with the size of downloads/installations being what they are (games that are 20g, Windows updates that are 3g..). Thanks in advance.

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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 there,
New to the forum but have been lurking for a while. I've just recently downloaded the Embird trial version and have been trying to figure out how to convert my logo which is currently a .png file, into a .dst file. The thing is, I have white writing on a black background so I've been banging my head trying to figure out how to select only the white writing in order to have that stitched rather than everything.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have attached the .png file for refernce
 

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During a TrendMicro virus scan, it found an archive that was infected. A quick check of the archive (Which I'd grabbed months before, but never ran) showed it was actually an application, so I went to shift+del the file (No sense dumping a virus into the recycle bin), and poof it's gone.

Then I went to delete the folder it was in, but... it wouldn't let me. Told me I didn't have the permissions to do so. A quick check of the folder's contents revealed the virus/app was back, as if it had never been deleted.

If I try doing a regular delete, it tells me Destination Folder Access Denied.

So I started poking around the file's security properties.
"Unable to display current owner."

I tried changing the owner, but it wouldn't let me do that.
I downloaded Unlocker, right-clicked on the file and unlocked it, but nothing seemed to happen, and same results when I try to delete it.

I'm running Vista 32-bit, not connected to a local network (Just one computer), and I'd really like to delete this virus/app off my machine. TrendMicro was unable to get rid of it, and I can't seem to get rid of it either.
 

A:Solved: Cannot delete file / No Permissions - Unable to display current owner of file

Ha, nevermind. Unlocker just took an enormous amount of time in actually starting up, and turns out the virus scanner had a process linked to the file. So, problem solved. Nothing to see here.
 

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Problem Steps Recorder Error - You do not have the necessary file-system permissions to create the specified output file.

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Hi all,win7 Home Premium 64 bit. I'm having difficulties modifying my hosts file. Following guidance from this forum, I open Notepad++ as administrator & can navigate to and open the hosts file. But the &quot;Save&quot; option is greyed out, so I can't save directly to the original location. I can Save As (eg to the Desktop), then copy paste into the original location.
This is actually part of a larger troubleshooting issue, in which the person helping has suggested changing the file permissions on the hosts file. I'm worried about doing that, as it seems quite a security risk. But the immediate question is, is the behavious of my hosts file unusual, or is that how Windows 7 is meant to work?</p>

A:Problem modifying hosts file, change file permissions?

Drag the file to your desktop, edit and save then drag it back. Done. This is how it should work, you want strong permissions on those directories and files to avoid malware from modifying them.

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I downloaded a file, didn't download correctly, size = 0 bytes.

Reports owner unknown. I can't change ownership, remove file properties, any of that stuff. Can't rename or delete. I'm logged in as administrator but it keeps asking for administrator permission.

??

Another question about file ownerships - I tried to do a backup once, during an OS re-install, many files came back garbled, with file names switched around, many picture files had a file size but would not open, even if I changed the extensions, etc.

It seems easier to just copy files to an external, then copy back, than doing the windows backup. Is this what other's have found?

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I have two hard drives, divided up into four partitions. I set it up about 3 years ago. I'm planning on getting a bigger one to replace the smaller of the two that I have. I need to know how I can find which hard drive each partition is on, so that I can back up my steam games first. Is there some utility I can use for this?

Thanks guys!
 

A:How can I figure out which hard drives my partitions are on?

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I'm trying to download this 374MB .MPG video file from an FTP site, but every time I try to download it, it will download about 1MB worth then say the download is complete. I tried in both Internet Explorer and Firefox, then tried on my downstairs computer, all to the same result.Here's the link to the file:ftp://212.1.247.118/upload/thursday_-_liv...lfest_2001..mpgI know that it's more than 1MB, because it will say "Downloading 272K of 374MB..." but it always stops a few seconds after I start downloading. When I go to the url of the file instead of right clicking and choosing "Save Target As..." it comes up with the video, loads for a few seconds of it, then says:421 Not logged in, access denied (You are banned, your transfer speed was too slow.).I tried using the programs Internet Download Manager and FTP Explorer to download the file, and they downloaded more of it (9MB instead of 1MB) but then also stopped and gave me the same message. So could anyone either tell me of another way to download the file, or possibly download it themselves (if it works) and then send it via Sendspace, Rapidshare, AIM or something else?Thanks a lot,-Alec

A:Can Someone Help Me Figure Out How To Download This File?

Try Firefox's Download Manager FlashGot.

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:12:38 PM, on 06/12/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\Bluetooth\LBTSERV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\a-squared Free\a2service.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Easy Synchronization\servicestub.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Easy Synchronization\LogitechEasySync.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink DVD Solution\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Easy Synchronization\LogitechEasySync.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\LBTWiz.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
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A:hjt file i cant figure it out plz pwn this virus

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when this info is not listed on the hard drive itself. it is a 2.1 gig drive. Thanks
 

A:How do you figure out how many sectors, cyl. and heads of a hard drive

Hi ecpool,
Who is the manufacturer of the drive ?
If you go to the manufacturers web site it will have the specs.

 

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Hi,

About 2 GB of my C drive is being used up, but I don't know what.
In the C drive folder there is nothing to explain it, and then, after browsing this forum, I discovered the software TreeSize.

In TreeSize, it shows a pagefile.sys, that is taking up this space.

I have attached an image of this.

I'd like to know if this is normal, or is this something I need to get looked at. It's strange that is says "The process cannot be accessed because it is being used by another process".

Thanks in advance.

Suli
 

A:Solved: Can't figure out what's using up my hard drive space.

it shows a pagefile.sysClick to expand...

its called virtual memory that the OS uses, no you should not remove it. Yes it is normal.
 

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Hello All,

Subject: Outlook2000

New to the board and really need some help.

User has office 2000 on her laptop. I have been copying her
outlook.pst file onto her external USB 120GB Hard Drive every month.

As usual, Her original file got corrupted (2GB+) She started Outlook with
a new .PST. No problem.

Now superman comes to the rescue and says he can recover
her contact list and save the remaining email as archived files.

RIGHT......WRONG....

1. Renamed backed up outlook.pst to something else. From Outlook I tried
to open the file (on the external Drive) File/open/Personal Folders File(pst)...
The following message comes up.
Type the password for xxxxx.pst.

We entered every password we know and then some.

2. OK so maybe it needs to be on the original drive. Copied the file
into its original directory. Tried to open the file... SAME enter password message.

3. OK, Maybe it wants to be opened as the outlook file. Logged in as
administrator on the computer, renamed the file to Outlook.pst and
started Outlook. Pointed Outlook to the newly renamed file.

Still looking for a password.

My question to anyone.

What the heck is going on. We NEVER set a password and can't figure out
why it's asking for one.

Is there a way around it ??

IS there a utility that will work to unlock/hack the unknown
password?
Thanks a Million.

TrumpetMan
 

A:Can't figure out Password for moved .PST file

I'm sure there are many, but I've used the Passware Password Recovery Kit several times to recover this for folks. It's worked so I just stuck with it.
 

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OK, so I'm using a hp 2000, with windows 8 obviously. I wanted to try and hide a folder on my desktop for privacy, and to try it out I right clicked the folder and went to properties and clicked that, then I check-marked the hidden option.
Now after that I looked online for ways to view my hidden files on my computer, and followed the various instructions. I still can't find my folder. I did things like changed the options in viewing my computers files to show the hidden files.
Now I know for sure I hid the folder in my desktop, so how can I view it?
I would greatly appreciate your help.

A:I hid a file on my desktop, cant figure out how to view it

Hello Animalcrackers, and welcome to Eight Forums.

If all you did was set the hidden attribute for the folder, then if you like, you could add the desktop context menu from the tutorial below to make it easy to toggle to show or hide hidden files/folders.
Show - Hide Hidden Files - Add to Context Menu - Windows 7 Help Forums
Otherwise, you could use Option One in the tutorial below to manually set Windows to show or hide hidden files as needed.

Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide - Windows 7 Help Forums
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I am using Ajaxplorer which is great but I am having some issues with file permissions. Let's say I create a file which is read only in Ajaxplorer it says it's changed file permissions but when I right click on the file to check it it's the same permissions as it was so didn't actually change.

Do I need to let "users" of 7 have full control or read/write access to files and folders on the server?

A:Using file permissions with an online file manager

My very strong recommendation is to stop using Ajaxplorer.

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I have a user for whom shares and permissions on the server are working just fine.
I have another user for whom something is screwed up somewhere.
I've taken a directory that is shared and I've looked up the share and permissions for both. Identical.
But do this for 3,000 files/directories in a tree, no can do.
I'd like to take all the share and privilege information for Suzie and give them to Tom.
Can do?

A:Copy shares and permissions on file x to file z? Is this possible?

What usergroups are they assigned to? Also you say you have a server? Is it a domain controller?

I would copy the usergroups that are assigned to Suzie and give them to Tom rather than editing the share permissions themselves.

Just my opinion,
Josh

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When trying to access my adobe files after an update it says to me, "windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item I am having the same problem". I have spend 2 hrs with
adobe and it is a windows permission error not and adobe error. I can install Adobe pro but I am not paying $300.00 for software that I had before and windows 10 update.

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Whenever I try to open a PDF file, I get the message that there is a problem with my Adobe Acrobat Reader. After clicking OK, I keep getting this message:

Windows cannot access the specific device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

which is under the heading of:

C:\Documents and Settings\Alfio\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\5JII7HDM?

The letters & numbers at the end (after "Content.IE5\" are not always the same.

I've installed and uninstalled the newest version of Acrobat, but still get the same result.

Someone suggested using a different program instead of Adobe's, which I will probably do, but I'm more concerned with the idea that the problem is related to my registry.

I also cannot download the Adobe Flash Player, so maybe it is just an issue with Adobe programs on my computer, but this only started happening after I had to get rid of some viruses on my computer. Everything else seems to be fine, with no more virus problems, but I don't know how to go about dealing with this permission issue.

Thank you.

Alfio

A:Windows Cannot Access The Specific Device, Path, Or File. You May Not Have The Appropriate Permissions To Access The Item.

Hi there phegmmaster! Welcome to BC! Try this, go to Kelly's Corner ( http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm ) and download #12 on the left side ("EXE (lnk and regfile) Fix for Windows XP"). It's a .reg file. Save it to your desktop then double click on it to merge it into your registry. Then reboot.Let us know the outcome!

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Hello,

I have a Acer M1610 running windows vista 32 Bit and I downloaded the trial version of AVG Internet Security 2013. I have bought a license number and when I tried to enter it on the administrator account I received the following message.

C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2013\avgcfgex.exe
Windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.
Access is denied.

Can anyone please help me fix this so I can enter the new license code.Any answers would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.

A:AVG 2013-Windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

I'd try downloading/installing it again...your package may be damaged.

Louis

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Hi,Ok, for the past few days my system has been giving me grief. I made the mistake of clicking on a file uploaded to RapidShare and after downloading it, the file disappeared in the blink of an eye (I kid you not). So I downloaded it again and clicked on the file through the download manager and it disappeared again. Weird. I also noticed when the computer is just idle (when I'm not using it) the IE browser would pop up on it's own with two windows of ads. Now, IE is on my system but I don't use it - I am a faithful Firefox user at the moment. Anyway, I strongly believe that RapidShare file is the problem. But it could be something else I guess. Come to think about it, it might be something else because I also clicked on a four JPG images from an email a client of mine sent me (I think by mistake though) and the image wouldn't open either for some strange reason. I've never had a problem opening up JPG files before.I have also downloaded and installed Spybot, Spywareblaster, and TrendMicro software. SpywareBlaster is actually working. But the other two I get the message when attempting to open them: Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item. Search & destroy\spybotsd. What they heck does that mean? Furthermore, I turned on my Windows Firewall some minutes ago. I use Windows XP SVPack 3.Moreover, I have done everything outlined on the "Preparation Guide for use before posting about your poten... Read more

A:Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item. Sea...

Your topic has been moved to the Am I Infected forum so we can assist you in producing a log for the HiJack This forum. ~ OB

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Hi,

I get the error message when I try to run IE.

I tried to gather the info but the malware is blocking me from saving the log file.

Please see the Win32kDiag.txt file I created.

I am running Vista Home
Thanks for you help
Rob

A:Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

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. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Please download OTL from following mirror:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedIn the upper right hand corner ... Read more

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I turned on my computer the other day and "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." on anything I try to open. I cannot open any Windows Explorer window or file. I am able to open something if I right click, click run as and login with my user. If I try to go to Control Panel, explorer.exe closes and re-opens for no apparent reason.

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I am experiencing difficulty getting at my files. I have used the "Take Ownership" registry hacks (which open a command window) on files and/or folders, and I get a "SUCCESS" message each time; however, I still cannot access the files. I can copy the files, and the proper permissions get set on the copies ... but I have several hundred gigs of files and not enough disk space left to do that, to say nothing of having to rename the files.  Strange thing is, after I copy a file, I can delete the original file ... but still not "execute" it (double-click; the app that owns that type of file opens, but reports that it can't get access to the file). I set UAC to "off" (lowest setting) and am trying the "Take Ownership" thing again to see if that makes a difference; in the meantime, has anyone else experienced this problem?

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HiThis is with regards to the closed topic http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/top...ml#entry1535293.Very sorry for not replying earlier. Its just getting worse. I cannot access the internet at all. I have borrowed a friend's laptop for the duration.To run RSIT I have copied the program onto my flash drive and run from there...I cannot move the program to the desktop. But it hangs. It says Running HijackThis and the progress bar is stuck at the same level for the past hour! Is this normal? Please could you help?Many thanks!

A:Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access them

Hello I_hate_trojans!,This infection is preventing almost every tool to be run. Please try to follow the steps below carefully and in the order given! If you encounter problems, just let me know, thats what I am here for First of all, download the following files and put them on a flash drive:Win32kdiagCombofixJunction.zipWith malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have the Windows Recovery Console pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal.The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery (repair) mode. This allows us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware. It is a simple procedure that will only take a few moments of your time.Go to Microsoft's website => http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310994Scroll down to Step 1, and select the download that's appropriate for your Operating System. Download the file & save it as it's originally named. Note: If you have SP3, use the SP2 package.---------------------------------------------------------------------You should now have a flash drive with win32kdiag.exe, junction.zip, combofix.exe and the MS Recovery Console installer package--------------------------------------------------------------------Now plug the flash drive in your infected computer and proceed with the steps below.COMBOFIX---------------Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right clic... Read more

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