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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Shared usb-mount is read-only when accessed from another computer

On my Windows 7 machine, I have shared a usb drive to my Macbook Pro, over the network. I've shared it by right clicking the drive and sharing it in properties. However, I can't seem to write to the ...
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sudo: effective uid is not 0, is sudo installed setuid root?

I accidentally changed the ownership on my debian web server in /usr/bin and the permissions are no longer root root but instead USER root. How do I get this back everything I am finding says to ...
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How do I use an Ext4 partition from Windows with correct file permissions for Linux?

I use Windows 7 and ext2fsd to access a data partition which uses ext4 as mentioned here, here and here. I can read and write from Windows. When I boot into Linux, it is able to read the files but ...
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Can't access shared external drive on Windows 8.1

Internal hard drives are shared on Windows 8.1 and accessed successfully using username/password login via ES File Explorer on Android. Upon sharing a WD Essentials 2TB USB 3.0 HDD and attempting to ...
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SMB Share - NTFS permissions - recent OS X like 10.10

We use a shared SMB resource to which we connect with Windows clients and Mac OS X clients. The folder tree in the SMB share should be protected as it is used by an automated workflow. I've put share ...
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Simple directory access permissions in Cherokee webserver?

On my cherokee webserver on a raspberrypi, I have several directories containing photos from different occasions in different directories like /Photos/Holiday /Photos/Zoo /Photos/KidsBirthdayParty ...
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POSIX and ACL permissions Mac Server

I have a mac mini server and have a script run at login for network users that mounts a shared drive on the mac server. When they mount up, I create a folder with their name as the folder name. What ...
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Failed to enumerate objects in container. Access is denied for System Volume Information folder

I'm trying to give the administrators group full permissions so I can enable creating restore points on Windows 8. Also when I turn the Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider on Automatic and make ...
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GitBlit folder permissions on Windows

What folder permissions does GitBlit require on Windows on the repositories? I have existing repos which I'm pointing GitBlit to, and I would like to make sure it has read/write permissions. I can't ...
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Delete old windows / program files from second drive?

My pc has a bunch of extra drives in it. Most of them contain old copies of windows and program files. My pc is called "PC", and my admin user is called "Tim". I've assigned ownership of these second ...