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So I recently re-installed Windows to fix some driver problems I have been having, and now the drive that I was storing all of my files on (A different drive not the one Windows is installed on) won't let me access any of the files with an Access Denied: Please contact the owner Error. so I ran

takeown /F Drive /R /D Y

on the drive and it ran without errors, however it is still giving me the error, so I have no Idea...

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Apparently owning a file in windows doesn't give one permission to do anything to it...

adding myself using icacls with full control:

icacls [drive]:\* /T /grant [username]:F

Worked out....

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