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

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Cannot delete corrupted folder in windows 10

Today when I was trying to decompile .apk file using WinRAR, I got an error and unzipping terminated. After that when I am trying to delete the folder I am getting an error that I don't have ownership ...
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Windows 10 update 1803 apparently revoked `net stop` and `sc config` access

Scenario: Bandwidth on my network is scarce, so I've had a batch script linked on my desktop to terminate greedy services, Windows Update and Delivery Optimization being the worst and most frequent ...
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How to back up entire user folder in google backup & sync

I'd like to sync my whole user directory to google drive, but when I select it in preferences, it says "can't sync "Admin"" (My user folder is called Admin). Is there a reason why I can't sync it, or ...
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Set permissions for “all” to same permissions as owner

I have a very large base of files with varying permissions. I'd like to allow everyone with access to the server the same permissions as I have currently (since I created all of the files). Is it ...
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Linux shared folder with user retaining write permission

I have a test group d with 3 users (from /etc.groups d:x:1004:u1,u2,u3) I have created shared folder /home/test/photos which is owned by root and group set to d. I need to allow everyone in group d ...
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Manager CIFS/Windows folder permissions from Linux

We are creating CIFS shares from a simple custom Admin Website (hosted on a Ubuntu 18.04 Host running Apache and php) The shares are located on a NetApp Fileserver and are created via the the ...
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C:\Windows.old has a phantom permission, how do I rid myself of it?

I just used Clean Install to reinstall on Windows 10 1809 (big mistake, I know). It's the official refreshed version, but it grants ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES permission to C:\Windows.old. This is ...
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MongoDB log ownership being hijacked by nginx

I've been running into this problem occasionally where /var/log/mongodb/mongod.log's ownership gets changed to nginx, thus mongod will fail to initialize. I've checked the crontabs and nginx config ...
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Can I undo a `sudo chown -R /` on Mojave? [duplicate]

I ran a command that ended up executing as sudo chown -R / Can I revert / to default permissions?
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WindowsApps folder says permissions are corrupted and need to be deleted, is this normal or critical?

This is for principle: Users, other principles dont show this message. After being unable to launch Forza without it crashing, and did everything suggested but nothing worked, I went to WindowsApps ...
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Unable to Create a Directory within a System Rescue .iso

I am currently trying to create a directory within a mounted System Rescue .iso. The below list of commands is what I have done in an attempt to gain the ability to create a directory. The goal is to ...
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Destination folder access denied [closed]

I want to change a file by another Yet I have an error : Yet I thought I rightly changed the permissions :
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Robocopy gets “Access is denied” copying from 2nd Windows 10 even though File Explorer can copy ok

I get "Access is denied" when my 1st windows 10 computer tries to copy files with Robocopy from my 2nd Win 10 computer. However, I can copy the files using File Explorer from 2nd computer to 1st ok....
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How to allow a user to login via Remote Desktop?

I am using Windows Server 2012 and I want to grant a user access to login on the Remote Desktop. But when I do that I get the error: Logon Failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon ...
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How can I use rsync to backup personal files to an external hard drive or network drive without having permission related issues?

Background What is the "correct" method to use rsync to backup data? The reason why I ask for the "correct" method is because my past experience of using rsync has resulted in permissions, file/...
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How to change permissions under Mingw or Cygwin?

My ~/.ssh/id_rsa is 644 when it should be, I believe, 600. The host is Windows 10 and I have both git-bash 2.17.0 and MobaXterm 10.5-3582. If I try to change group, git-bash will fail with $ chown :...
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Need to allow standard users to run sc stop/sc start commands for e1iexpress

A persistent problem we have is that on our computers, our internet drivers crash when laptops move from place to place. In theory, we could solve this by giving the users a script to restart the ...
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Windows (with NTFS Usermap in Linux) new files permissions error

Whenever I download an exe file to that partition in Windows, I cannot run it at all. It gives me the error: "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the ...
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Windows Server write access to Remote Desktop Local Resource from a different user

I have connected to a server using Remote Desktop and mounted a drive as a "LocalResource". The drive is visible as \\tsclient\VpnFolder on the server. I can read and write files from the server to ...
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Exchange inherited permissions

We have situations where I would like to keep an AD account active for legal reasons for access to personal payroll data only. We would like to block access to everything else including the users own ...
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Permission to access another computer failed, but I can access the shared folder

Environment: Two stations with windows 10 (PC01 / PC02); Password protected sharing disabled; Sharing permission for Everyone in the X folder; Security permissions for Everyone in the X folder; ...
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Can't change raspbian folder permissions?

I have a USB drive mounted to a folder in my raspberry pi. I'm using that drive to host an FTP server with Gadmin-ProFTPD. However, I cannot upload or download anything no matter what permissions I ...
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An error has occurred, Insuficient permission

I am using linux ubuntu 18.04 version , I want to install extension to google chrome, When I add extension I get the following error: Chrome: An error has occurred,Download interrupted, In download ...
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Sharing a Hard drive on Centos and using samba

I am having issues sharing a external hard drive using samba on centos. I am able to view the share group from my windows machine but when I attempt to accsess it, it says "you do not have permission ...
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Take ownership of multiple files without read permission [duplicate]

I recently set up a 2nd administrator acct on my home PC. I then (stupidly) deleted the first, because I thought I no longer needed it. This leaves my new admin acct as the only acct on the entire ...
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How can I do a shared folder between my apache virtual hosts

So My server is CentOS 7 and I have installed: Apache, MySQL, ProFTPD and Git. I have my websites in /var/www/, each website has a folder /website1/websitecore which is basically the whole ...
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Send and receive files in Windows 7 without permission

Sorry for my bad English A few days ago I noticed that my Internet bandwidth is changing And there is a lot of downloads and uploads Without my permission I use tp link modem and connected to lan ...
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High Sierra: permissions issues after clean install, also lost use of sudo

Having lots of issues after a clean install of High Sierra. Some I fixed, but some are still going on. Main ones now are: (1) Problems with AppleID (2) Cannot access iCloud: files or email for it (3) ...
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Tomcat Webserver User Local File Directories [closed]

I have a tomcat user that oversees the running of the Tomcat webserver. This webserver serves a RESTful API and some other services. The RESTful API needs to have read access to local files anywhere ...
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I took ownership of a external USB drive folder using takeown/icacls command (now it shows my computer name inthe owner), how do I revert it?

I used takeown/icacls using post at Can't delete folder, need permission from adminstrator? I now want to revert permissions to the original USB drive ownership. How can I do that?
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Errror with Ecryptfs-mount-private due to setreuid

Following the archlinux guide on ecryptfs I worked on creating a passthrough encrypted folder on /home/share. I am doing this on OpenSUSE leap 15 with ecryptfs-utils. I properly generated the fstab ...
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How to modify a task in Windows Task Scheduler without having permission?

My computer wakes up every day at 1:00 by (powercfg -lastwake) 'NT TASK\Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\UpdateAssistantWakeupRun' when I want to modify the task it does not react for OK. When I ...
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find: ‘echo’: Permission denied

It is my os info: sudo uname -a Linux machine 4.9.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.110-3+deb9u6 (2018-10-08) x86_64 GNU/Linux Files beginning at test in /tmp. ls -al test* -rw-r--r-- 1 debian9 ...
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Combined NTFS Permissions & Combined Share Permissions

Can someone please clarify: What happens to combined NTFS permissions? Does the most restrictive permission prevail or the least restrictive permission wins? Is this the same to the combined share ...
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Cannot change registry permission

I cannot change permissions in the registry even from an Administrator account. Can anybody tell me how I can do this? See below all is grayed out.
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Skype on Mac prompts to install helper tool and requires administrator login

I have Skype installed on Mac OS 10.14.1. This also was happening on previous versions of the OS. When there is an update available for Skype and a standard user is logged in, they get prompted with "...
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Q:\ is not accessible, can't delete, no read permissions [duplicate]

I have a empty drive in my file explorer to which I have no access, no privileges, which does not exist in another place on my computer. This drive appeared after I have tried to recover some files ...
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Cannot write to mounted “My Documents” folder from Ubuntu vBox (Windows 10 host)

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 VM, running in VirtualBox. I would like to share my entire D drive with the VM, because on the host, Documents and Downloads have been moved from C:\Users\myself\Documents to D:\...
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Fix Linux home default permissions

I broke my home directory and file permissions by moving to and from drives etc. How do I restore default permissions on my home directory?
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Running Step 7 V.5.6 on Windows 10 results in Permission Error

After installing Step 7 without errors, every time I try to start the software as my usual (non-admin) user, I get the following error: STEP 7 Start (256:131) Ihre Benutzerrechte sind zum Betreiben ...
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Denied permission to access external USB Drive

I've tried to recover a 14.5GB drive but I've run into some trouble. The drive is already formatted FAT32. When inserting the drive when logged into my normal (Admin) user, I get an error saying i ...
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Linux User and Group permissions strategies for DIY Family NAS

I am quite new to linux, but I've managed to build my own DIY NAS (Odroid CS2, Ubuntu 18.04), set up Samba, SSH etc. and I am now at the stage of access and folder management. I do understand what ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 SFTP Group: one user has permissions, the other doesn't

Following this guide I have created a group sftp_users that I use for SFTP access only. I created two users, user1, user2 I then added both to to group sudo usermod -a -G sftp_users user1 sudo ...
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ownCloud unable to sync folder in localhost

When I try to sync a subfolder in my /var/www/html folder in my linux machine with the equivalent subfolder in the localhost of my Windows machine through ownCloud, I get the following message: ...
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Rmdir/rd access is denied (Corrupted folder)

I have a corrupted folder, I don't really know how it got that way. When I use rmdir in cmd as administrator, I get this: C:\WINDOWS\system32>rd "\\.\\C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\downloading\...
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SSH_FX_PERMISSION_DENIED in Sftp even the directory has 777 perms

I have an sftp server with a directory located into /share/data This directory belongs to the root user so I've granted all permission to the dir: chmod -R 777 /share But if I try to create a new ...
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How do I remove a the Users group from everyone's user profile folder in Windows 7/2008?

I am forced to add a user who may only have access to one folder. Therefore, I need to remove the users and domain users permissions from all of my files. Right now, every users can see eachother's ...
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How to set the non-standard permissions for apps in Win10

The permission model for Win10 store apps is quite involved. There are a number of different permission that one can grant or deny via the Settings app. However, if one looks at the apps in the store, ...
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Shell script execute permission not preserved on Windows VM guest in Cygwin

I have a Ubuntu machine that is running a windows 7 VM. I am using VMware workstation 15 pro. My home directory is shared with the VM and is mapped as a network drive on the Windows guest. I have a ...
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Accessing files on a Windows 7 computer from a Windows 10 Computer

I have Windows 7 laptop that I want to be able to copy files from onto a Windows 10 laptop on a regular basis. I've shared the folders on the Win 7 laptop and can see the computer and shares on the ...