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Why am I unable to change permissions for all new folders?

By Tharayman ·
When I received this Acer-computer it had Vista Home and I could not remove or add write-only and other permissions. I tried "everything" to get the power back, but not even awaking the hidden, inner administrator account could make my folders and files suitable for writing. I then formated the C: drive and innstalled Windows7 Ultimate. The scary thing is that the problems with me not being the total administrator followed from the old vista install! How and WHY?

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how to change permission for all ne folder

by techno_mark In reply to Why am I unable to change ...

I would think running the executable as an admin would be all you have to do. On this Vista machine I do not run with Admin rights by default, but as a standard user.

I have gotten prompts similar to what you described a few times while working with the registry editor
. I normally override this by right-clicking on regedit.exe & selecting "Run as Administrator" to get things done. Just Click on the Start Orb in Vista & type regedit.exe in the "Start Search" field & go from there.

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