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You don't currently have permission to access this File/Folder error

I have a folder on my external hard drive that contains a series of images and subfolders that I had set to be locked. I set this up on my old laptop, and that laptop has since died. Unfortunately, I ...
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Changed access permission & ownership but still cant access files & folders

HDD from an old Win XP laptop is usb-connected to a Win7 laptop. I have changed the permission as well as the ownership of the drive and its sub folders, YET I can't access the content of the files ...
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What happens when a file has restrictive permissions and the owner is not available?

I'm curious as to what happens to a file if let's say, it's permissions only allow the owner to read and write, and the group and everyone have no access at all. (700, or rwx------). Let's say the ...
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Windows 7 User Permissions - External HDD

I have a computer (Windows 7) in which a user logs in and is unable to transfer files from one external HDD to another. THey are also unable to rename said hard drives. The error is permission ...
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Unable to deleting damaged files on external drive as root

I have an encrypted, external hard drive that I use for backups. The backups are hardlinks to simulate incremental backups (using rsync). I am using Debian stable. Apparently some of the files are ...
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How to set permissions on external hard drive in Windows 7

How do I set permissions/ownership on my external USB hard drive in Windows 7 in such a way that I have write access to it at any Windows 7 machine? Current situation is quite strange to me - the ...
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Windows 7 - cannot access my own external disk

I use Windows 7 Home Premium and external USB disk with NTFS partition. I cannot write-access the my own files on it, even as a member of Admnistrators group! Is there any way how to go around this ...
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permissions issue for one user on a external drive

I am having issues with permissions and I got this cmd from a different user and it doesnt seem to work to help give me full control how do I do that I am logged in as the adminstrator so I typed ...
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Can't access files on external drive after reformatting Macbook Pro

I recently had to reformat my Macbook Pro, and imported my account and settings from Time Machine via the Migration Assistant. Everything on the Mac itself is fine, but now I don't have permission to ...