Folders and files still "access denied" not inheriting permissions

By hpum ·
I am trying to access my docs on a HDD that I slaved, I changed the ownership
of the folder to the administrators group that my account belongs; I applied my full control permissions to all the folders, sub folders and files. I checked the Inherit from parent the permission entries that apply to child object. However, why do some some folders and files prompt me access denied as Explorer progresses through them?
Even if I have gained access to most folders within My Docs, I can't copy some files and sub folders from the My Documents folder.

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See how you go with this

by Jacky Howe In reply to Folders and files still " ...

Try right mouse clicking on the Root of the Drive and select Sharing and Share the Drive as it may reset the permissions.
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changed permissions

by Larry2148 In reply to See how you go with this

If the permissions were originally not inheriting from the parent then it wont help you. For example if you have custom permissions on some folders, or C:\documents and settings\ has seperate permissions for that user and not inheriting.

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Change ownership does not always take on sub-folders.

by 1bn0 In reply to Folders and files still " ...

I have run into this trying to recover profile directories.

You change the owner and tell it to apply but because you do not "own" the sub folder and do not have permission to write changes to it the ownership of the sub-folder does not change.

In this circumstance I have found it necessary to manually work through the folder strucure and change them individually.

There may be a better work around but I have not discovered one.

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This might help u

by kiranchinnu In reply to Folders and files still " ...

Pls go through following article.

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