Access and restrictions of files, documents, accounts, computers, etc.

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Unable to grant user access to directories in a share

I am running windows 2003. We have active directory in my organization. I have a user -- for example -- called Bob Smith (e-mail is bsmith@organization.com, again, made up). Just for the record, ...
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Reset Mac OS X (Snow Leopard) File Permissions — All Files

Is there a script or process completely reset all file system file permissions to factory default? (Less restoring from a image backup or reinstalling the OS). I’ve affected all files from / to ...
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Groups issue on Ubuntu

I am member of couple of groups lets say Master, Student, Web. The problem is that by default whatever I do is first created under student group. I need to set it so it is created with Web group. ...
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Windows.old - How does it work? Contents have disappeared

When I installed Win8 Developer Preview over my WinXP, it produced a Windows.old that contained the old "Program Files" folder among other things. After a few weeks of mucking around with W8DP ...
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How can I block access to local files from Internet Explorer?

I want to create a kiosk station that will allow web browsing, but won't allow access to local files. How can I go about doing this?
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How to combine two separate powershell commands

I have several hundred folders that all contain a sub-folder named "Bid Documents". I need to change the ACL permissions on every instance of those "Bid Documents" folders. Is there a way to ...
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Permissions issue serving websites from Dropbox using Apache on Lion

I'm trying to serve web pages from my Dropbox folder (at ~/Dropbox/Projects/MySite/) on Lion 1.7.2 using Apache. But all I get are 403 Forbidden errors. I'm positive this has something to do with the ...
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Utility to grant admin rights to a user in Windows XP for few hours/days?

I have two accounts on my windows xp home desktop. The default regular user is used for everything and the 2nd user which has admin rights is used only for installations. I do this to avoid malware ...
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Can't access/share Homegroup folders

I have 1 system where everyone is able to access read/write to the homegroup folders. However, every other system can not access each others and the one system that all the other systems can ...
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How to configure network shared folder permissions

I have setup a local shared folder between my Macbook Pro (OSX 10.8.4 Mountain Lion) and my Desktop PC (Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 64 bit). On my Mac, the configuration looks like this: ...
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Delete backups of “trusted installer” files

My backup program filled half of my backup disk with backup copies of windows files owned by "trusted installer", and for which only "trusted installed" has delete permission. These files seem to be ...
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Ubuntu group permission how to change

How do I change the permissions for a specific group that I have created? Say for example I create four new users named Anna, David, Carl and Eva and I also create two different groups which I name ...
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Share a private calendar via iCal but be able to revoke access

I need to create a calendar that people can access via iCal so they can add it to their existing calendar application i.e. outlook or there Google calendar. So I could create a calendar in Google ...
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Issues saving and creating files on an external harddrive

I recently formatted my system and installed Windows 7. When I connect my 500GB external USB harddrive, I seem to have some sort of permission problem which is preventing me from creating or saving ...
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scp works from command line but not from shell script - permission denied

I'm migrating some home folders from one Linux box to another using scp. I've saved my public key into the destination box's authorized_keys file and the following command works perfectly when I type ...
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Linux - How to get Filesystem ACL to allow group to have permission to folder

I'm a little confused on how to get this working. I have ACL working and I need to create two goups: github-total: group that the users in that group have permissions to the folder "/var/git" to ...
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Windows 7 external 2.5 hard drive read write permissions format

Working with Windows 7 professional. While trying to format western digital 250GB sata laptop drive; receiving error not initialized. Went to elevated command line to diskpart to clean all; received ...
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Zero KB available on NFS Mac OS X

I can't write to my NFS (Xtreamer media player). Writing works fine via Terminal, but in Finder everything is read only and Finder says "Zero KB available." and gives me the error message "The item ...
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replace windows7 system files

when,i often use cygwin & mingw,so much command like: find,convert,rm..etc. but,i don't need windows7 inner commands. can't rename for windows7 commands, You need permission to perform this ...
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ACL and moving files in Nautilus

When I move files from a private home directory (e.g. /home/jack) to a shared directory (e.g. /home/shared-school) Nautilus copies the file permissions from the original file into the shared directory ...
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Linux: Giving a user read/write access to all files and directories

Is it possible in linux to give a user read/write access to all files and directories like root? EDIT I have a special case. I need to create a folder structure on which I can grand a special user ...