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How do I get current logged in user name when running a batch file as administrator

I have a batch file I can run to modify permissions to a folder in program files. It runs fine when the current user has local admin privileges, but for users who aren't I have to enter the domain ...
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Change permissions so administrator cannot delete/modify executable?

I have a program called Cold Turkey, which I have found to be the best of the bunch of "self-control" access programs after trying many out. I am relatively tech-savvy, however, and very motivated (...
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Why would SYSTEM continue locking executable file handles after the app has exited?

I'm seeing strange behavior on my Windows 7 machine; it appears that when an executable runs, SYSTEM keeps a handle to it open for the next minute or so. Here's my most recent encounter: I installed ...
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WHM warning about invalid permissions on /etc/shadow, “Expected: 3377602730, Actual: 0644”

I've been getting some alert messages sent by my WHM instance, warning about invalid permissions on my shadow file. However, the actual permissions (0400) seem correct, and the permissions it reports ...
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How to get a copy of my notes in my Sony Xperia T?

I have been trying to get a copy of my notes on my Sony Xperia T for a while now. Looking at all the posts (of sometimes really desperate people) on the internet, this is clearly not as simple a task ...
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CbsPersist, other files created and massive

I've never seen anything like this. I had a drive go bad, and ever since I replaced it, it seems that there are all kinds of permissions errors, to the point where I can't download anything or ...
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Decoding generic permissions / access rights in Windows

If I have the following 3 permission values for 3 separate folders in Windows: Decimal: 268435456 - Binary: 10000000000000000000000000000 - 29 bits Decimal: 134217728 - Binary: ...
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Windows service started as AD user creates dir which belongs to Administrators group

After creating a Windows service and defining the "Log On As" as a specific user, not the local system account, and starting the service, it creates folders that do not belong to the user, but rather ...
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Azure Group added to Local Machine Administrators Group

What I am aiming to do is add an Azure Group "Local_Admins" SID:b42afbaf-7e4d-4d1b-b2c1-39630ccec6b2 to the local Administrator group on devices. I know there is a solution for adding users to the ...
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Hard Drive Not Accessible Access Denied [duplicate]

I am currently attempting to transfer files from an internal server to an external server based terminal. I have copied the files I need onto an external hard drive using the internal based server. ...
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Why do I get error “1337 The security ID structure is invalid” when using SubInAcl?

I have a standard Windows 7 account called popuser to which I'd like to grant start and stop permissions for the OpenVPNService. I've used the following command successfully on other machines, but ...
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Win Server 2012 R2 - Give user permission to map network drive

How can I adjust group permissions in Computer Management to allow a user to access the wwwroot folder from another computer on the network? As of now, the only way I have been able to give the user ...
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Cygwin mkdir makes directory I don't have permissions to

Using latest version of cygwin64 in Windows 10. I have managed to get a directory foo that has something strange about its permissions. I'm not quite sure how this happened but here are the symptoms: ...
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Mac OS X El Capitain can't sudo

Getting this error when trying to sudo on a mac I just received from work. sudo: can't open /private/etc/sudoers: Permission denied sudo: no valid sudoers sources found, quitting I tried disabling ...
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How to grant a normal user limited privileges to specific directory and run files without sudo

Sorry for my expressions, and I hope I've described my question as clearly as possible. Using Red-hat system. Currently I own a superuser in the system, and I have to dosudo python cuckoo.py in order ...
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Can not delete Outlook 2013 mailbox folder

When I try to delete mailbox folder in the Outlook, it gives this error: Cannot delete this folder. Right-click the folder, and then click Properties to check your permissions for the folder. ...
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Shared folder contents all opening as read only

I have a shared folder in a network which we all theoretically have access to. I edited through command line using icacls to grant everyone read and write permissions (icacls "Folder Name" /grant "...
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How to copy files off NTFS disk without getting Access Denied

I've upgraded to a new PC (Windows 10) and would like to make a complete backup of all files off my old PC's hard drive (also Windows 10) . I have plugged the old HD into the new PC, so it is not ...
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Make directory writable on /var/www/html (Centos 7)

This below question are related to my question on Stack Overflow. I got following error when I went to generate an image on a particular directory: imagejpeg(/var/www/html/assets/files/captcha/...
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Circumvent limitations of CIFS/Samba

My situation: I have a NAS which serves shares via CIFS/Samba. Internally, it uses an ext3 filesystem, but this is not relevant (I think). I have some Linux computers (using ext4 filesystems) which I ...
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Adding supplementary group id to process

I'd like to add addition sgid to a running process. If i'm superuser, is there any option (system call) to change this (or any other process credential) without running it from a different user or ...
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Cannot delete folder. Haven't perrmission. New PC old disk [duplicate]

I have a new PC with windows 10 and an old with win 10. I moved my disks from old machine to the new. I see the folders but cannot delete them. I'm the system administrator (My PC) but haven't ...
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Setting registry permissions with Powershell

I have a registry key that I need to take ownership of and then set a permission set on. I'm able to take ownership, but when setting the permission, it only applies to the very top level of the ...
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How to fix broken “etc/sudoers” ownership on EC2?

Backstory: I was trying to get PHP to execute node, but ended up changing permissions / ownerships on probably more files and folders than I should of. At one point I stumbled upon someone's ...
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I need permission from myself to make changes to a drive issue

I am a member of the administrator's group on my company's machine, logged into the domain. I can't delete, write to or make any kind of changes to a USB flash drive. Error message is "You require ...
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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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You don't currently have permission to access this folder

I'm trying to understand an error on Windows 7 Professional Edition: You don't currently have permission to access this folder This error shows two buttons, Continue and Cancel. The folder is C:\...
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bitvise ssh server (windows) unable to connect from remote linux machine

I have configured bitwise ssh server on my windows box along with Cygwin package. I am trying to connect from another remote Linux machine from terminal running ssh -p @ip address I get a message ...
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httpd 2.4 returning forbidden message when using alias

As a part of displaying a live log file, I managed to setup and deploy an httpd server on fedora 19. For accessing the log files that are outside the www folder, I created aliases, so that when test ...
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Samba is denying write access with inherit permissions set

I'm setting up a new Debian Server with Samba, in NT Domain Mode (I know, I know... But it's a stand alone for hosting small files!). I want to use inherit permissions on the share, so that I can just ...
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Adding process supplementary gid to access file with the same group

I've got a file that I'd like to give read/write permissions only to selected processes. Therefore, I gave the file unique group id using the following command : for example (my file is foo, and ...
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How to get and analyze Chrome Network Details bug reports properly

I'm facing strange symptom I can not browse Internet using Chrome but other browser such Chromium works. This problem occurred several times. So, I would like to analyze this problem as much as ...
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Java applet needs permission but doesn't ask for it!

I'm trying to connect a VPN connection (on Mac OS X 10.6.6) through a Check point java applet. The first time it ran I chose NOT to give it access to my files and such and now every time I try to ...
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Software closing itself as soon as it opens. Only with a regular user

I've seen that there have been many people who have reported an issue like the one i'm having right now but i'll explain you in detail what is happening. My problem occurs at work with an specific ...
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Can local Allow before local deny - correct canonical form for ACL?

I have been trying to get up to speed with Access Control Lists and feel I have got a little confused understanding what order you can put things in. I get the idea (from the chmod man pages): ...
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IIS Application Pool Identity User not created or available until website starts

I'm trying to add an Application Pool Identity user to folder permissions in Windows Server 2012 Standard, Build 9200. This is IIS 8.0. When I try to add the user IIS APPPOOL\ExampleAppPoolIdentity ...
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<wheel user> is not in sudoers file for NetBSD 7.0

I installed sudo on NetBSD 7.0 using pkg. I copied /usr/pkg/etc/sudoers to /etc/sudoers because the docs say /etc/sudoers and possibly /etc/sudoers.local is used. I uncommented the line wheel ALL=(ALL)...
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BitTorrent sync file permissions (Ubuntu)

I started using BitTorrent sync last night, as a do-it-yourself Dropbox project, and it works amazing, except for one thing... On my Ubuntu 13.10 laptop, all the file permissions are messed up, and ...
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Difficulties changing permissions for a folder in Windows 7

I am trying to delete a folder in Windows 7 and I get the following error: "You need permission to perform this action" When I go into "Properties" and then the "Security" tab, my username does not ...
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How do I change file permissions on Wordpress on Mac

I have reviewed the following link Chmod to allow read and write permissions for directory However when I run chmod 755 I get chmod: -R: No such file or directory This is what I tried to do chmod ...
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NFSv4 Exports hierarchy

How are the NFSv4 permissions work in exports and mounts? I am exporting a pseudo root share with a set of permissions and then additional shares as sub directories of the export with different sets ...
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What are the Computer Management Group Privileges actually granted?

Someone wants to do something to database or it's server and they always ask for "Admin" privileges. Often on questioning it turns out they need to add a column to a table, so you grant db_owner on ...
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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 read/...
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IIS log folder permissions not being inherited

We have a Log folder set up on our web server, with permissions set for a specific AD group to be able to read it (developers who need to see error reporting, but who do not have administrator ...
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Why does Windows Explorer in Windows 8 silently fail when copying files to Program Files folders?

Copying a file using Windows Explorer (by drag-drop or copy-paste) used to prompt me for confirmation with Windows 7, but on Windows 8 it just silently does nothing. Is there a way to get it to ...
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Is there a file system that supports the “Execute” permission that is supported by Windows and Linux?

I'm setting up a flash drive that someone else has to use for both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. Both contain programs for each OS. However, I cannot set the execute flag on Linux, so I cannot run any ...
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Give application/user access to USB device

I have a Mono application running on Raspbian that uses a certain USB device through libusb. If I start the application normally it fails to open the device. If I start the application as root (or ...
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Recover missing folder/files from external hard drive (Mac 10.7.5)

I did a deep search to see if I could find an answer. I had posted this on stack overflow and was guided here. I found that an important folder was mysteriously missing on my (toshiba) external hard ...
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Failed to adjust OOM score of renderer with pid X: Permission denied

I'm not sure what exactly causing, but I'm getting following error: Apr 11 12:30:00 X alacarte-made-2.desktop: [1712:1735:0411/123000:ERROR:zygote_host_impl_linux.cc(162)] Failed to adjust OOM score ...
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Lost access rights and permissions to secondary storage drive 'Program Files'. How do I regain control?

My problem is - I am unable to delete/uninstall/overwrite all folders and files inside of 'Program Files' in my storage E: drive, my operating system is installed in C: drive. I've read posts of ...