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Allow administrator rights to a program running under a limited account

I have an application I support which requires permission to read and write to the Registry and also create files on disk and CD-ROM. I would like to run the computers using a limited user so nothing ...
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0answers
20 views

How to I best set file permissions in a home network with Windows Computers?

How to I set up file permissions in a home network with Windows computers? Need both read and modify Windows 7-8.1 The most important files are on a USB drive connected to a Windows 7 netbook ...
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17 views

I copied a folder with copy&paste instead of 'xcopy'. How to fix that?

I copied a folder (Windows Server 2003) with copy-paste instead of 'xcopy' or 'robocopy'. Now I lost the original permissions, and I can't re-do the copy process (can't access the original folder). ...
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1answer
19 views

What is “This folder only” permission propagating?

On a Windows network(no active directory), I can go to a local folder and under a folder select Properties->Security(tab)->Advanced(btn)->Change Permissions...(btn)->Add...(btn)-> Select a user and ...
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Why did windows change the elevation requirements of my AutoHotKey script, and how can I prevent such in the future?

I was working on an AutoHotKey (AHK) script to create prefab mouse movements for a very simple model viewer. I worked on it for a good hour. I zipped the script, posted it to a forum, and thought "oh ...
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0answers
30 views

Can you add a Domain User to Samba?

Instead of adding a local user on a Linux computer using the command smbpasswd -a username. But how can you go about adding a domain account user on a Linux computer (provided that Linux is added to a ...
1
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1answer
33 views

Can I grant permissions on files in windows 7 using a security identifier from another machine

I have an external hard drive, and I wish to grant permissions on some files to users from 2 different computers without having to hook it up to the 2 different computers. I know the SID of the user ...
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1answer
42 views

Prevent program from getting stolen with Windows permissions

I'll be sharing a dedicated Windows 2008 R2 server with another person. I will have admin rights and admin an account. The other person will only have a "normal" account and no admin rights. I have a ...
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1answer
88 views

How can I change the file name of the Program Files (x86) folder? [duplicate]

Let me stop you before the "you shouldn't do that" and "you will corrupt your file paths". I know what I'm doing, but I'll give you the story to convince you. Basically, my hard drive is failing to ...
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1answer
105 views

Windows 7 user account suddenly changed to a guest account

I'm the only user and my account has (had) administrator privileges. After a routine reboot, I logged into my account as usual, and soon found that I could not install software. I didn't have ...
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48 views

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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13 views

find the group or permission that grants the user permissions to a specific folder

In windows you can find whether a user has permission on specific folder with "effective permissions" under security that is under properties of the folder. But how can you find what group has ...
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1answer
37 views

ACL On Linux like Windows Permissions

Is there something for Linux where you have more advanced controls for linux permissions on users and groups like Windows. Is that what SeLinux is about?
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47 views

Active Directory - Deploying Wallpaper / GPO “Files” Permissions

I have tried to deploy wallpaper with active directory and it seems everything is working, up until the point where the image seems to have permission issues. At first I thought it was the image, but ...
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1answer
36 views

Windows Permissions: Group Ownerships, UAC

Problem: How can I set Windows so that if a user creates a file, his/her primary group has "full read/write/delete" permissions to this file? Context Users A and B belong to group QA Windows 2008R2 ...
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104 views

Drive ownership corrupted Windows 7

A few weeks ago the fan in my laptop (HP Pavilion dv6) died. I took my computer apart to test the fan, which had definitely burned out, and ordered a new fan. In the meantime, there were files on my ...
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0answers
56 views

Access denied to a specific locked folder when attempting to delete the folder [duplicate]

I have noticed a directory in E:\ with long, random hex values. Each of these contains an update directory. When I click on the update or delee directory, I get an access denied message, even though ...
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2answers
337 views

NTFS Permissions - Create Files and Folder but prevent Deletion and Modification

Objective: A shared folder to which users can create files but not modify or delete them. Users should also be able to create subfolders. I have granted my security group the following advanced NTFS ...
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2answers
244 views

Cannot Create Any Account on Windows 7 - User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

I have run this weird problem of not being able to create any users. It began with the idea of creating new user for gaming. Before that I had 2 Admin accounts, 1 normal password protected account, 1 ...
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0answers
18 views

Permission on NAS drive

I have a NAS drive mapped on a server. I have accidentally deleted Everyone from the permission. not cannot access the drive. Is there is any way to solve the problem?
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2answers
111 views

Setting Deny Permissions with ICACLS on “This Folder”

ICACLS "{PATH}" /DENY "{AD Group}:(D)" I want to deny the ability for {AD Group} to delete the parent folder but still have permissions to delete child folder and files. However, when I set the DENY ...
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1answer
217 views

Grant Admin rights to an entire registry Hive?

There is a way via a CLI or GUI application to grant Admin rights to ALL the keys/Values of an entire registry Hive (like System, SAM, ntuser.dat, etc)? The problem is that I'm using the Dism tool ...
2
votes
1answer
46 views

HDD recovery on Windows

I recently tried to help someone out whose computer crashed (the reason why is not important for now) by recovering the HDD (i.e. remove it from the computer and plug into a docking station to backup ...
2
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2answers
539 views

Administrator getting “access denied” - unable to create directory

As far as I can tell, I am in the Administrators group on Windows 7 Service Pack 1. With CMD prompt pinned to my Start menu, I rightmouse and select Run as Admin and get this error on xcopy: ...
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1answer
55 views

UAC Whitelist for system processes?

On my computer (I am running Windows 7 Home Premium on an Administrator account), I have noticed that programs such as Resource Monitor, Task Manager, and MMC snap-ins do not prompt for UAC permission ...
0
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1answer
32 views

Why do I have to manually add Local Activation permission for domain account even if it's a member of the local Administrators group?

A SQL Server 2012 agent job was failing with: The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {...} and APPID ...
0
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1answer
97 views

WINDOWS: Taking Back/Restoring Default Ownership Permissions of directory

I have a 1TB external (USB) HDD which i used for additional data storage (mostly media files). Unfortunately, i appear to have changed the permissions on one of the sub-folders, and this is my ...
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65 views

Write-protect, lock or freeze a partition (on Windows XP, 7, 8 x86-x64)

I'm looking for a way to deny write permissions specifically to other software (potentially malicious) OR if this isn't feasible, then lock/freeze a partition across XP, 7 and 8 OSs. The ideal ...
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2answers
36 views

check ownership of windows drive through cli

I am trying to figure out who the owner of a windows drive is through the command line and cannot seem to find the right command to run. I know about the takeown command to take ownership of a drive, ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Give regular user permission to access physical drive on Windows

Is there a way to assign permissions to a regular user to access a physical device/drive on Windows? The idea is to bypass "error: Cannot open the raw disk '\.\PhysicalDrive1'. Otherwise, it looks ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Permissions Error, cannot access both my Ex-HDDs

I'm in quite some trouble now. I'm a photographer and I store all of my important RAW files and processed photographs on my extrernal hard drives and have been doing so for quite a while. A few months ...
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0answers
36 views

Resetting / Managing User / NTFS Permissions

I'm having a stressful time with User / File / NTFS permissions under Win8.1 I don't know when exactly it happend but something probably went a bit wrong with the permissions on some of my folders, ...
1
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1answer
621 views

How to run a program with elevated permissions from a limited permission user account without administrator password?

Pretend that I am a Karaoke DJ running a show with the application Sax & Dottys which only runs on Windows. I would like to hire someone to run the show for me in my absence. This means they would ...
0
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3answers
6k views

How to get permissions to copy or delete files in Windows 8.1?

When I try to copy to copy, delete or even edit a file in my non-system drive, Windows will ask for administrator permissions: I don't want to disable the User Account Control (UAC), rather make it ...
1
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1answer
75 views

Able to copy folders but not files to directory

I am currently using CentOS 6.5 and trying to share files over a samba share. On the other machine is Windows 8 x64. I am able to transfer folders from Windows to CentOS over without issues but ...
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1answer
168 views

How to map a drive with read only access in Windows 7

I need help with setting folder permissions when accessing folders from across my network (vs. logging into a Win 7 machine locally.) Here is my scenario. I have several Windows 7 Pro pc's. My ...
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0answers
20 views

NTFS change journal user permissions

On Windows (2000+) is it possible to grant non-administrator users rights to be able to read a NTFS change journal? As far as I can see by reading MSDN ...
0
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1answer
274 views

Peer-to-peer Windows 7 file sharing “access denied” to one user on XP client

In a peer-to-peer network where Windows 7 is sharing a folder with particular users only (not 'Everyone') the Windows XP client receives "Access denied" message when one user attempts to access ...
0
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1answer
48 views

How to set full control for everyone on whole disk

I'm running into problems with my external hard disk because of file permissions. When I'm at school or work I cannot read all folders/files on the disk. The folders which I cannot reach are mostly ...
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1answer
58 views

Howto remove Windows 7n MachineKeys restored to alternate location?

1) I backed up a Windows 7 Pro computer to a network drive. 2) I restored all of the files to the computer, to an alternate location. C:\Users\Me\Desktop\Restore 3) After going through the ...
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0answers
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Accidental access denied on c: after restricting Users access

There was a Deny type set in Advanced Security Settings for C:\ from explorer. There was the error proceeding with bootmgr folder and the operation terminated uncompleted. Now c:\ is not accessible ...
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2answers
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Confused about wording of text in the Effective Permissions window

On the Effective Permissions window in Windows Explorer you can enter a user or group name and see what permissions that user or group would have over that particular file. I'm slightly confused ...
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1answer
44 views

How to Copy File and Folder permissions but not folders and files?

I have two copies of same folder in windows. but the permissions of one of them are missing. How can I copy permissions of the original source to other? I know I can use the xcopy command but the data ...
1
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2answers
662 views

How to set lock on desktop wallpaper change?

I want to know that how to disable or lock the permission of changing desktop wallpaper for standard and limited users from admin side. Is it possible I want to know, if yes then please anyone tell ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

You been denied permission to access this folder.

I have windows 8.1 and windows 7 on 2 different partitions. I have another partition where I keep all my pictures and music on. When I open that partition up I can access my music but I can't access ...
0
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1answer
646 views

Access denied when writing files to network drive

Cannot map network drives using 'net use' while elevated as an administrator is the previous question, and this is somewhat of a follow-up. So here's what I've done over the last few months: ...
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1answer
63 views

Why am I unable to operate on a Windows service or edit its registry entries despite me running as SYSTEM?

I am trying to change the startup type (from auto to disabled) of a Windows service (happens to be the ZoneAlarm vsmon service) on Windows 7. The program sets permissions on the service such that ...
0
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0answers
82 views

How to remove the requirement for administrator permission from a file in Windows 8.1?

I have recently launched TrueCrypt in Administrator Mode and created a encryped file container. Now when I want to move the file, rename the file or do anything it requires me to approve the action ...
1
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1answer
144 views

How do I grant elevated privileges for a program during runtime? [duplicate]

When I've already started an application with a normal user account, at some point I may face that the program actually requires an elevated privilege for some operation. Closing and restarting the ...
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59 views

Remove old user permissions from all folders

I have a lot of folders on several drives that are kept across Windows installations. For some reason they have always asked for permission to view some of these folders, so after several installs ...