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I've just invested in an SSD, but it's only 120GB so I want to limit what I put on it.

Specifically, I want to move some higher-volume folders (e.g. Music/Videos/Dropbox) to another drive - but I also want to secure these folders appropriate.

I've created another Users\myName folder on the second volume, and have a series of subfolders. I want to restrict permissions to the Users\myName folder to myself and Administrators.

However, I can't remove permissions for Users or Authenticated Users; I can Deny them access but since I (and other administrators) are members of these groups, I'd be locking myself out.

Anything I can do about this? Any other suggestions?

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Rt-Click and select Properties > Security > Advanced > Change Permissions, and the uncheck the 'Include inheritable permissions from this object's parent'.

block inheritance

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Zoredache: please expand your answer - one liners aren't helpful enough... perhaps add some more information or URLs... – studiohack Oct 29 '11 at 19:38
I've edited his post to provide more helpful instructions, but they need peer-reviewing by someone appropriate. – CJM Oct 29 '11 at 19:57

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