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Temp folder becoming administrator only?

%tmp% is used by almost all programs, Windows 8 is buggy as hell from release to the latest update, and one fine day all programs started behaving weird, and one was giving an access denied message ...
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Grant local admin rights for period of time (e.g. 15 minutes)

Is there a way in Windows 7 to grant admin rights for a specified period of time (e.g. 15 minutes)? I normally operate as a normal user, but I have a local admin account for installations and other ...
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Permissions issue migrating data across domains

I have 2 domains, lets call them "OLDDomain" and "NEWDomain". The previous admin "migrated" the users from OLDDomain to NEWDomain by painstakingly going through active directory user by user. Then ...
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Changed ownership in /usr/lib in Mint

So this was really stupid.. I am using Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon 64-bit. I mistakely changed the ownership of the entire /usr/lib to my own user (I actually meant to change the ownership of one ...
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When I try to write to an NTFS partition in Arch Linux, it fails with “cannot open <file>: permission denied”. Why?

I'm running Arch Linux off a flash drive. /dev/sdb1 is mounted as /, /dev/sdb2 is mounted as /home. /dev/sda3 is the main NTFS partition on the internal hard drive of my laptop. I have it mounted, ...
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Windows 8 Access Denied when moving files

I have a secondary drive that has been in multiple machines, both Windows 7 and Windows 8. When trying to copy or move some of the files from this drive, I'm often presented with an "Access Is ...
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Windows 8 - All of my permissions are broken

Windows 8 user here, and when I first started up my new computer, I discovered that almost all the permissions were broken. I did not have write access to several key areas, such as the root directory ...
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Remove a group or perhaps a user from ALL the files and folders under Win7

First, I screwed up and messed up the permissions and ownership for a lot, if not all, the folders and files on my laptop that are stored on a separate partition (drive E) from the OS (drive C). I ...
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What is the permissions difference in Windows XP/7/8 between a local admin user and a domain user in the local Administrators group?

There are a few questions that are similar here, but I'm inspired to dig a little more deeply into the internals of how applications check for administrative privileges and how they can be affected by ...
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Permissions denied on a folder the user owns (ubuntu linux)

I've created a subdirectory and assigned permissions will full r/w/x access granted to the user 'vvanglers': drwxrwxr-x 4 vvanglers team 4096 Feb 18 20:48 vvanglers However, when I su or ssh at ...
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Apache won't start after creating symbolic link

I'm installing Apache for the first time and trying to display some webpages on localhost. Apache's default path for serving web pages is /var/www/html/ but I don't have permissions to write there. ...
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ASP.NET application not working in Network Share

I have a ASP.NET application. While I try to access network share it is throwing an error. I have created a domain user and given permissions to that user. The following permission are given: ...
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groups permissions not working

I'm confused why is this not working? Admin group is having access on the /opt directory and I'm the member of that group and still I can not make a new directory there. vita@eldamar:/opt$ ll / total ...
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OS X - read permission on NTFS drive

I'm on OS X Mountain Lion and I try to copy a folder from an NTFS formatted usb drive, which I stored there from a Windows 7 computer. The NTFS drive is mounted as read only in Mountain Lion, which ...
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Code::Blocks IDE says that the obj/directory cannot be created

When I try to compile my C/C++ code in Code::Blocks, it says obj/directory cannot be created When I searched for that error, people suggested that it doesn't have read and write permissions for ...
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Cannot read /proc/<pid>/smaps, despite having mode 444 permissions

I'm trying to write a script that examines memory usage for running processes. To do this, it needs to read /proc/*/smaps files. Processes owned by root have the permission set to '-r--r--r--', which ...
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Permissions for user for whole disk ( and/or Partitions) in win7

I have a linux mint partition and a win7 partition on my disk. I am running (oracle) VM on win7, and My goal is to boot to the linux partition with the VM. This was not so difficult to do by creating ...
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Restricted SMB shares on Windows 7

On a Windows 7 PC, I need to share several folders, I'll call them 'restricted1' and 'public1'. Because I do not want to enable anonymous sharing, I have a user called 'public', with a password ...
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How to show only the worksheet ranges where the user has modifying enabled?

Is there a manageable method to apply on a Protected & Shared Excel Workbook, that when it is opened, Excel just makes visible the worksheet(s) and/or ranges that the user was given ...
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What permissions are needed to run schtasks.exe on windows 2003 server

The help file for schtasks.exe reads: SCHTASKS /parameter [arguments] Description: Enables an administrator to create, delete, query, change, run and end scheduled tasks on a local or remote ...
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See what kind of access one has to a resource

Maybe I was dreaming, but recently I thought I saw an interface that would allow one to enter a filename and user name and that interface would then display a detailed report of the rights that user ...
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How to set default permissions for all applications to a windows 7 image?

I will be using the Extended Change Access Control List tool (Xcacls.exe) application to perform this task and after looking at the tool I can apply changes to files and folders easily. My goal is ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi networks after installing Asus ATK drivers

I have installed ATKACPI driver and hotkey-related utilities. I cannot connect to WiFi networks after that (Windows doesn't show available networks), if I'm logged in as a non-administrative user. It ...
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How to set permission to ftp-user so that has FTP access to /home/another-user/www/public_html folder?

I'm a novice with Linux/Unix. Basically I'm attempting to setup a Web server, and FTP server on a Linux box via SSH. My plan is to have Apache's root folder inside the main user account like ...
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Why has WIndows 7 suddenly restricted access to jEdit?

I went to start up jEdit today and I was shown a message box saying that "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." ...
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Prevent changes to audio input selection on Mac OS X

Every day I share a number of Mac computers with many users. I need to be sure that none of them are able to modify the audio input settings of the machine. The Audio Input preference in System ...
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Allowing write permissions for WordPress in WebMatrix

I'm giving Microsoft WebMatrix a shot and have installed WordPress. However I can't get it to save files. I'm getting the following error: The uploaded file could not be moved to ...
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OWA on IE8 cannot access local shared folder, error “network access is denied”

Here's the setup: I'm connecting to an exchange server via OWA (Outlook Web Access) in IE 8 on Windows 7. Everything works as it is supposed to, except that I cannot access a local shared drive when ...
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Permanently changing permission of device

My question is related to a Saving permission changes for device question except it is for Ubuntu 10.10: Maverick. I just setup a FireWire audio interface. Everything works fine, except for I need ...
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ftp: accessing files in subfolder without compromising root and recursive

Aloha. I am curious if there is a way to give certain users access to subfolders of my domain via ftp, yet not access to any root files or other folders, for that matter. Purpose: I am configuring a ...
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Folder writable for both domain and local user

I have a MacBook running Yosemite and joined a domain. The computer has a local user and allowing domain users to login. There is a folder in local hard disk which contains files for all users, ...
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Windows 7 permission issues

im logged in under administrator and am not able to apply full control to "users" or delete or change anything in users.. I've tried right clicking and adding permissions but it won't even let me do ...
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NFS v4 access denied by server while mouting between Synology and Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to mount an NFS (v4, or v3.. but get the same error...) from a Synology Server to a Raspberry Pi client. But I get this error: mount.nfs4: access denied by server while mounting ...
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How to use icacls to deny execute permissions for all files under a directory

So i'm running this in a command prompt icacls C:\Users\User\Downloads /deny User:(X) /T And it works for all executable files currently in the folder and subfolder. However, if I make a new file, ...
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Permissions for non-default Program Files folder

In my computer, I have an SSD drive as the C: volume and an HDD drive as D:. To prevent my SSD drive from clogging up, only my most-used programs are installed on the C: drive. Other programs have ...
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Is it necessary to update folders/files permissions on a 2nd hard drive after a re-install?

I plan to upgrade my Windows OS and I do have a 2nd drive. Do you know if it necessary to update files/folders permissions through the 'Security' tab on that 2nd hard drive or will the new OS take ...
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Grant permission to WindowsApps files

I downloaded a windows app and I just want to change some parameters of that app like it's color etc. I know the application files are inside the folder C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\MyAppFolder ...
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BlueStacks will not open from the “Guest” account on Windows 7

I have been unsuccessful in figuring out this problem. When I first start the computer up, the BlueStacks daemon will automatically run (the "service"), but if the Guest tries to run it with the ...
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no write permissions when mounting netatalk share on OS X

I know there are few posts about it, but I haven't found a solution for my problem, so it might be different: In order to exclude all interference factors I want to setup a simple setup first: I want ...
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SVN: Grant access to fixed set of subdirectories w/o having to do multiple checkouts

I have the following SVN repository layout: myrepo |-> nonsensitive-subdirectory-1 |-> nonsensitive-subdirectory-2 |-> sensitive-subdirectory-1 |-> ...
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How to delete parent folder on Windows 7 VM, without deleting child files first?

UPDATE: I know this has been marked as a duplicate, but none of the following duplicate answers have worked (including restarting): http://superuser.com/a/289788/300519 ...
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Accessing rsync folder after windows re-install

I am using cygwin to backup my Debian VPS to my Windows PC. All is fine, but if I re-install Windows I can't access the backup folder until I change the owner of the folder and all its children. ...
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Shared Mailbox permission inheritance of the “Top of Information Store” Exchange 2010

I have a question about the permission inheritance of the “Top of Information Store”. I’m having a mailbox called ex-employees. A current colleague, called colleague1, needs to access a subfolder of ...
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Editing/Creating files in C:\Program Files\WindowsApps

Lately, I've been quite annoyed at the fact that I can't edit files in C:\Program Files\WindowsApps folder. I've used the takedown command, in elevated CMD, and changed permissions, to allow admins to ...
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IIS via a network drive - 500 error

I'm running IIS on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter (as a VM inside virtualbox) and I have mapped a network drive to the machine from the host. This drive is then symlinked to a folder called _sites ...
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AD: Best way to streamline Exchange permissions

Looking at streamlining some local helpdesk processes, and one of the most common requests that we deal with is requests for a user to have access to another's mailbox. Typically, we grant this access ...
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Setting file permissions doesn't propagate to newly created subdirectories/files

How can I set the ACL permissions for a directory, such that newly created sub-directories and files receive the same read, write, and directory execute permissions as the parent directory? I've ...
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Windows shell extensions not showing / debug registry permissions issue

I recently had to do a 'Windows Refresh' (Windows 8.1, 64 bit) because my system stopped booting for reasons unknown. Everything seems to be working OK except for one thing which is making me consider ...
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App can't find requried certificates when runs under SYSTEM

My app seeks for its required certificates in the windows certificate store (LocalMachine/TrustedPeople). The certificates were imported under Administrator account. The app runs fine until I start it ...
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What NTFS permissions to choose for secondary partition?

My computer has two disks and two partitions: C: for Windows D: for data The idea is that C: is expendable and can be reimaged quickly. Everything of value is on D:. What NTFS permissions should ...