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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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3answers
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Prompt for username and password when accessing certain folders

We have machines in a department that auto-login with a department login at each machine so they all have the same generic properties. Managers and users both use these machines. The department ...
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1answer
136 views

Runas dialog stops script execution

I have installed Nmap 6.25 and Python 3.3 in my Windows XP SP3 machine. I have written a python script that calls Nmap and writes its output in a file. I have placed the script's shortcut in the ...
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Windows shell not starting for any user?

Admin accounts boot up just fine. And adding a user to the admin group fixes it until they are moved back to just being a user. This happens on new accounts that are created. Im able to bring up ...
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1answer
274 views

Sharing folders using workgroups with a Windows 7 and XP computer

I have two computers, one Windows 7 and one XP that I would like to share documents with over a network. I have been trying to do this by syncing their Workgroups and hoping that they would recognize ...
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2answers
762 views

How to unshare a file in a folder (Windows XP)

I have a folder (lets say, "Folder X"), and inside it a file "Y.doc". How can I share the whole folder, except that one file, in Windows XP?
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878 views

Folder cannot be deleted

I am using Windows XP Home Edition. When I try to delete a folder I have named cygwin. When I try to delete it or any file or folder within it, there is a long pause, and then an error pops up, ...
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1answer
528 views

Rsync producing folders with wrong permissions

I'm rsyncing content from my Windows XP box to an OS X Lion box, and some of the folders have the wrong permission. > rsync -rtvz --del "/cygdrive/c/rsync_20101220/" ...
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2answers
387 views

Can't reach google through domain and IP gives HTTP 500 error

I'm using Windows XP. It had a virus and I had successfully cleaned and removed of all of them, and you can take my word for that. Now, in Google Chrome and IE I can't get to google.com, all other ...
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1answer
142 views

How can I gain a full access to files?

Due to the extent system errors on my notebook, I decided to only reformat the drive of the Windows. Unfortunately, after reformatting from Windows XP to Windows 7 ultimate, I can't access now the ...
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Windows XP cannot access a Windows 7 shared folder

I have a small business network, where there is a centralized imaging machine. This machine then has a shared folder with all the stored images. Originally the imaging machine was an XP, and the ...
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1answer
272 views

How can the readability of files be listed recursively in Windows?

The cacls command in Windows XP and Vista can be used to deny read access to files to certain users. How can I find out which files in a directory tree are readable for a user after cacls has been ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows - permission automatically changes to Read-Only

I have some files/directories on an external hard drive connected using USB to my Windows XP laptop. I am trying to delete those files but every time I try, I get an error "Cannot delete ....: Access ...
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1answer
364 views

Using Slax linux to Write to a host XP Machine's system32 directory

I am trying to place a shell32.dll file in my Windows XP's system32 directory. Since I can't boot up my xp due to an error because of the missing dll file, I booted up my machine on Slax linux from ...
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Permission problems when transferring files from XP profile folder to Vista

I had two desktops, one XP and another Vista. The XP machine started to freeze frequently and eventually refused to boot. Repairing it didn't work so I decided to transfer the files from the hard ...
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2answers
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All folders in all drives are set to read only on Windows XP and can't be changed

I am using windows XP and all of my folders on all drives are now read only. When I remove the read only check, it gets set back to read only. Why? I cannot write any file from my flex application. ...
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Fax Console issue

This might fit better here, I asked it on ServerFault with no responses. I just moved our whole office over to a domain to be able to apply proper permission settings. I migrated all the user ...
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4answers
916 views

Unable to rename or delete media files or folders containing them

I am having serious problem with media files (only video files). When I try to rename or delete files or folders containing media files, I get an error like this: Access Denied .... Some other ...