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I have a Windows 7 computer that has several users. I have a parent folder that is shared with the users. I want certain users to be able to create files/folders within this parent folder. However, I do not want them to be able to delete those files/folders. Is this possible? Also, when they create a new folder, they need to be able to rename it.

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The owner of a directory can also delete it. When creating a new directory, the creator by defaul becomes the owner of that directory. –  Herman Torjussen Jan 12 '12 at 23:07

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Under the Securtity tab, you need to add the group Creator Owner. This group statically assigns permissions to who ever the first owner of the object is.

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc780823(v=ws.10).aspx

Note the Drop Folder which is similar to your scenario.

Drop folder. A folder where users can drop confidential reports or homework assignments that only the group manager or instructor can read.

Basically, those who create the objects need different permissions from others.

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