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Permissions problem


One Old Git

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I log into my laptop (running W7). I am the only user and as far as I can tell it logs me in as administrator. I open the C: hard drive and try to open the Documents and Settings folder. A window opens to tell me Access Denied. I doesn't tell me anything else. I have tried right clicking on this folder and going to Properties. It tells me that Adminstrator has full control. I go back and try again. I still get Access Denied.

Any ideas please? It's so frustrating not being able to access this folder.

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ams4127

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Go to Control Panel - User Accounts.

Make sure you are logged in as administrator. If not, then change the account type.

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Strawballs

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Go to control panel users and check you are administrator or try right clicking and see if run as administrator is on the list

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retep888™

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One Old Git

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Thanks for your help folks. Looks very useful. Have had to deal with an urgent matter. Hope to get back to this matter shortly.

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rdave13

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Even easier way to take ownership

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