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What can cause a reduction of administrator permissions in Windows 7?

I have a Windows 7 machine that normally runs from an account with administrator permissions. The User settings in the control panel confirm it is listed as an administrator account. Something has ...
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Edit Exceptions.plist on OSX 10.11 Beta 2 (el capitan)

I am trying to edit the file /System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes.bundle/Contents/Resources/Exceptions.plist (It is a binary plist) but I always receive the same error (I don't have enough ...
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Trouble deleting registry using CMD

I am trying to delete following registry via CMD but getting "ACCESS DENIED" HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Pastel The above registry cannot be deleted manually as it gives error ...
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Group permission doesn't work for group

I'm trying to give me permissions to write on a file owned by www-data me@home $ touch my_tralala && chmod 660 my_tralala me@home $ sudo chown www-data:www-data my_tralala me@home $ groups me ...
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I can't copy files from a HDD, do I need permission from my own account?

My friend wanted me to backup all the photos and music and text documents on his hard drive so I'm trying to do that. He gave me the whole computer. It's an OEM machine from 2005 running Windows XP. ...
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Permission issue on network share drive

I am using Windows 7 on work domain network. One of the shared drives is mapped automatically when I logon with my domain user. However, when I try to create a file or directory from my workstation in ...
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Restrict an admin user from using sudo on os x

I have multiple admin users on my mac. Is there a way I can block a particular admin user from executing sudo on OS X? My understanding is that if the user name is "abc", abc ALL=(ALL) ALL in ...
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Proftpd File Permissions Issue

I'm using proftpd on a Ubuntu server and the FTP is working on a directory with 777 permissions. Files are uploaded as ftpuser:ftpgroup which is correct. However, on a directory owned by someone else ...
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How to develop a software for folder locking in both Windows and Linux? [closed]

I know for folder locking we can ecrypt a folder using winzip or winrar and it will work for both windows and linux. It is slightly tedious task. I want to make a software which will work for both ...
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How to use linux to not get crazy with root privileges

I've got a question for you today my dear Linux friends. I'm a windows user primarily. I use it for my work, watching movies, listening to music, playing games, browsing the net and everything else ...
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Windows: Not showing a shared folder with no-access

A network shared folder KAISHA contains a bunch of folders Accounting IT Management etc... The shared folder is hosted by a Linux / Samba4 machine, that serves Active Directory as well. Clients ...
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Spurious permissions problems on Windows 8 Network Shared Drive

I have a new Windows 8.1 PC that accesses network drive, but I am having a number of problems with using that drive. Files that I create cannot be deleted due to permissions difficulties, files that ...
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Why access denied for user within permitted group?

First let me start off by saying that I'm not an IT expert, and I've just been experimenting a lot lately with sharing and permissions in Windows 8.1. I've reached a point of extreme confusion right ...
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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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Cannot add user to group properly on Linux

I`m trying to install boinc and therefore have to add my user fabian to the group boinc so I can read the file /var/lib/boinc/gui_rpc_auth.cfg . I ran sudo usermod -a -G boinc $(whoami) but after ...
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windows 7/64 admin_user with create symbolic links priv and allow evaluation on: insufficient PRIV?

I am running a script which creates symbolic links to a Nikon NEF file, clones a real XMP file with experimental settings and then runs it though Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop with a dropplet to ...
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Create individual user for 1 VM in ESXi

I have a VMWare ESX server connected to a switch. I then have a laptop that manages the ESX Server using VSphere Client. I then want to connect a third machine to the switch, but I only want that ...
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Windows Run Box as Admin

I am desperately looking for a way to get the Run box as Admin by default. I am using Windows 8.1 and remember I had this feature as Admin with Windows 7. I can surely use workaround such as runas, ...
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How to access access virtual raid drives created by another linux system that died

I had a server, red hat 6.4, that had 2 raid systems connected to it, but then the server suddenly died. I connected one of the raid systems to another linux system with centos 6.3 after installing ...
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How do I set up Anonymous FTP user in Ubuntu?

I wish to set up a single FTP user which has access to just one directory and its sub-directories. I got halfway down this road a few months back and now have completely lost my way as to what I have ...
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Software Update Permissions error

This is a really weird one. Anytime I try to update any OSX items via System Update I get a bizarre permissions error. The screenshots tell the story... Here is my attempt to run the update: Here ...
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OwnCloud and mindlna in same folder (law-management) - minidlna.c:474: error: Media directory not accessible! [Permission denied]

I have a question about my configuration and the permissions in my Raspi B with minidlna and owncloud. I have set my user pi with the permission dmask=007 aka 0770 on every start because it is ...
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Secured drive only available if Windows Explorer is run as an Administrator

I have secured a drive on my server to only allow Local Administrators access. Domain Admins are part of the Local Administrators group. When I log on as an administrator, the folder is only ...
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What does chmod 7760 <directory> do in CentOS 7 bash?

I typed the command chmod 7760 by accident. I meant to type chmod 770 and now I'm curious what the first command did exactly. After typing chmod 7760 , I typed ls -Al and the directory name was ...
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User moved root directory into subdirectory, or tried to, machine unresponsive

A particularly special user of mine inadvertently ran a command to move files that looked something like this: mv /* /home/ubuntu/GS14K/ This led to a series of errors: mv: cannot move /bin' ...
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How to access shared host files on virtual machine?

I have set up an Ubuntu 15.04 as a Virtual Machine with Oracle VirtualBox. I am running a LAMP server stack on that machine. As I want to develop on my host machine, I mounted a local folder on my ...
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User in group does not have groups permissions

I'm running an Apache web server in Arch Linux. Currently I have web files located at /srv/http and it belongs to user 'http'. The directory is very secure, only root and http are allowed to view and ...
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How to repair the permission of System Python in Mac OS X?

OS: Mac OS X 10.10.3 Cause In order to make the "YouCompleteMe" plugin works, I tampered with System Python: I renamed the folders 2.7 and Current to 2.7-sys and Current-sys respectively in ...
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Debian : Permission to write to directories and files

I just installed a October CMS installer. This installer requires a Permission to write to directories and files. After a search on Google, I didn't find out how to make this. How can I make this? On ...
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Reset BT adapter through software on linux

I'm trying to reset the Bluetooth adapters using HCI sockets (in C) /* Open HCI socket */ if ((ctl = socket(AF_BLUETOOTH, SOCK_RAW, BTPROTO_HCI)) < 0) { perror("Can't open HCI socket."); ...
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Why can't I delete this directory?

Transcript: $ ls -al total 0 drwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 Jun 14 05:13 . drwxrwxrwx 1 root root 6 Jun 14 04:57 .. drwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Jun 12 00:29 DARN $ ls -al DARN/ total 0 drwxrwxrwx 1 root root ...
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Probable permissions issue with Windows 8.1 Pro(64) Start/Tiles

Due to lack of space on my current installation (30GB SSD as main disk), I have been moving a few of the "System" items to a secondary HD. The latest of these changes was to move the ...
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Suddenly lost permissions to all files

I'm running Windows 2008 R2. A few days ago, all my software lost permissions to do pretty much anything with files on the disk. Eclipse, LyX, and even Word, won't save files. SourceTree has trouble ...
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Using WinSCP to Edit Website Files Through SFTP

I'm logging in through SFTP using WinSCP. I am able to see all the files of my website and the whole directory structure. However, if I try to edit a file, e.g. an HTML or CSS file, I am able to ...
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How to remove files from a folder owned by someone else

I can't find the solution to a problem under unix that look really simple, I have a folder folder owned by root. I have a user www-data who is able to write and read files in this folder. I also have ...
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How to get real root permissions on OS X

I'm a noob with OSX (10.8.5) wanting to install homebrew on an Airbook. Installing homebrew fails straight away because it can't mkdir /usr/local. So I try with sudo - same problem. Trying sudo ...
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OSX (Yosemite) file permissions on files written to SMB-shares

In my workplace we work with a big SMB-share on which all files are saved. Files saved by windows machines by default have -rw-rw---- as permissions and all folders come with drwxrwx---. However ...
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“Could not rename” error in Bluefish editor on Mac OS X

I'm trying to use Bluefish 2.2.7 on Mac OS X 10.9.5 to rename the file /Applications/XAMPP/htdocs/index.php. I navigate to the file in Bluefish, right click on it, select rename, and make the change. ...
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Auto creation of Home Folders

I have a brand new install of Server Essentials 2012, I have 3 PC's attached to the domain and logging in fine. However when I created the users in AD, a Home Folder wasn't automatically created for ...
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User File Deletion [closed]

I have a main Folder Called "Testing". i have assigned 2 users to access the folder with the following permission; Read,Write and delete. But the problem is the user "A" can delete User "B" files ...
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Use sudoedit to add user to sudo group?

According to the OpenBSD FAQ #10: If you want to give access to superuser privileges without adding users to the wheel group, use sudo(8). According to the OpenBSD man pages on sudo(8): ...
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usermod returns “group 'thegroupname' does not exist” for known group

As a member of sudo can I add myself to a group I don't belong to? $ getent group thegroupname thegroupname:x:123794798:administrator,users,auser,moreusers,manymoreusers $ sudo usermod -a -G ...
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Trying to deny access permission

In Windows 7, I am the Administrator. I signed in as another user and then wanted to open a file from my own Downloads folder to copy it to the other user's downloads folder. Of course, I needed to ...
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How to handle Permission denied on source command?

I am trying to persist my java environment variables to the system and I'm having trouble with the following: :$> source java.sh -ksh: source: cannot create [Permission denied] What is the ...
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Reset all the permissions to default permissions linux mint 17

I have somehow messed up with the permissions of different folders on my linuxmint 17. Now I am unable to use sudo apt-get install or sudo apt-get update commands. It gives error are you root? even ...
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Mac as a file server in network where workstations run Windows 7

For a remote office I set up a Mac Mini to be used as file server. It was pretty easy to set up the Shared folder to be accessible by everyone on the network and I have a bash script that sets up all ...
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What should the file permissions be for files in the Pictures folder on Mac?

I have a mac book pro running Yosemite.The Photos application shows images but when I double click them I get a dialog that says Photos is not able to locate the file and asks me to select the ...
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Managing users while sharing home directories across servers

I have two ubuntu servers that share home directories. The /home directory from server1 is mounted as the /home directory on server2. I have a problem when trying to give a new person access to both ...
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Why do I get permission denied even as root?

There is a directory 'dir1' owned by root:root. Stat shows: Access: (0750/drwxr-x---) Uid: ( 0/ root) Gid: ( 0/ root) and when I log in as root my id shows: uid=0(root) gid=0(root) ...
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Setting Write Permissions for /var/www on an Ubuntu Desktop local web server

I've been struggling like hell for 3 days now, can't figure what I did wrong... EDIT 3: I think my question is more specific than I thought, so I created a new thread here: ...