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Receiving “Access Denied” for both “Takeown” and “cacls” commands in Administrator user

I have installed a software on my Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit. Before doing any restart or shutdown, I did a log off and login in the Administrator account to change the owner of one of the files of ...
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windows xp Professional restore Security Descriptors after cacls /t /e /p

Someone changed the permissions on a bunch of machines using cacls which fixed one problem but created a bigger one. I'm looking at ways to revert this but can't seem to get it back to the way it was. ...
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Converting these chmod commands to cacls?

Perhaps someone could help me. I'd like to convert the following chmod commands to use on Windows 7 but my understanding is lacking. /bin/chmod -R u+w,go-w,a+r somedirectory /bin/chmod a+x ...
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How can i gain access control for autorun.ini file in FAT32 USB storage

I want to remove autorun.ini file from my USB storage but unable to remove and I've tried many times by following procedure: I:\> attrib autorun.ini -r -a -s -h and I always get "access denied" ...
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How is access denied on Avira file ipmgui.exe?

I can't modify anything of the ACL of the ipmgui.exe file (or any file of Avira in the same directory). It's not working at all with any cacls line tried, even under a system prompt!  I'm not sure at ...
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“CACLS” is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file

I have been using CACLS batch file many times and today it is not recognized. CACLS.EXE exist in C:\Windows\System32 and I have tried writing at command prompt: CACLS * /E /T /C /G Administrators:F ...
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How to grant access to a folder using cacls on Windows XP?

I have revoked a permission for a folder test using cacls as follows. cacls test /p username:n It worked properly. I tried to unlock it using following command. cacls test /p username:f Command ...
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Permission denied for inclusion of file in windows

The following code: include path/to/file produces this error output: ... path/to/file: Permission denied I ran: cacls C: /t /g Everyone:R so that the new permissions read: ...
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Adding users to a directory recursively windows 7

I'm trying to set up my site on IIS, and it would seem I need to add the user group "USERS" to all files/folders within my site. This would require recursively adding a user to the root directory of ...
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Give user create/read, but revoke delete/overwrite

A little background: I've got a citrix server with about 20 accounts that are used in a round robin fashion by various remote users to access a published application. This application allows users to ...
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Permissions on new created files (Windows 7 specific)?

Maybe a noob question, but how ALCs are determined on new created files (by running MyApp.exe)? I'd like to grant "users" full control on new files created inside C:\ProgramData\MyApp when launching ...
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Using cacls to set permission on executables

How exactly is it possible to restrict read and execute permissions of a file, and leave everything else in tact. So you can't open the file, although you can do things like move it and delete it etc. ...
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How can I change ACLs recursively using cacls.exe?

I want to restrict the access for everything inside the work directory to me and the system only. I tried this with the following command: cacls.exe work /t /p 'PIXLA09\Maaartin:f' 'NT ...
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How to make rsync create constant ACLs under cygwin?

I used a cygwin command like rsync -rtl --delete --delete-excluded /cygwin/c /mydisk on Windows XP and ended up with a 94 line long completely insane ACL for /mydisk/c. None of the options rtl ...
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What are Windows ACLs?

What are Windows ACLs and why are they important?
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Strip my windows NTFS disk of all ACLs

When you purchase a windows PC nowadays, you don't actually "own" the whole disk... There are so many ACLs on each folder that there are portions of it you actually can access only through a ...
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how to grant access to a folder using cacls

I have revoked a permission for a folder test using cacls. cacls d:/test /D adsd14 Now I trying to reassign permission to this folder using the same command. cacls d:/test /E /G adsd14:F ...