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April 29, 2005 11:54:35 AM

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Thanks for reading. I have a user folder that I am unable to access, delete
or see any security settings on. Whenever I try to access the folder I get
access denied (through local admin, domain admin and user). I am assuming
somehow this folder has NO permissions in the security and that is why I am
unable to get to it. I have tried deleting from command prompt and tried
taking ownership and resetting permissions, all of which are met with
"access denied". Any thoughts on how I can get into this folder to change
permissions or just to delete it? Thanks!
Anonymous
April 29, 2005 1:32:34 PM

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Try running chkdsk /f

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"QBob" wrote:
| Thanks for reading. I have a user folder that I am unable to access,
delete
| or see any security settings on. Whenever I try to access the folder I
get
| access denied (through local admin, domain admin and user). I am assuming
| somehow this folder has NO permissions in the security and that is why I
am
| unable to get to it. I have tried deleting from command prompt and tried
| taking ownership and resetting permissions, all of which are met with
| "access denied". Any thoughts on how I can get into this folder to change
| permissions or just to delete it? Thanks!
|
|
Anonymous
April 29, 2005 4:05:58 PM

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On Fri, 29 Apr 2005 07:54:35 -0700, "QBob" <hintonrunce@nospam.hotmail.com> wrote:

>Thanks for reading. I have a user folder that I am unable to access, delete
>or see any security settings on. Whenever I try to access the folder I get
>access denied (through local admin, domain admin and user). I am assuming
>somehow this folder has NO permissions in the security and that is why I am
>unable to get to it. I have tried deleting from command prompt and tried
>taking ownership and resetting permissions, all of which are met with
>"access denied". Any thoughts on how I can get into this folder to change
>permissions or just to delete it? Thanks!
>
The System account may have access.

AT HH:MM /Interactive CMD.EXE /K
where HH:MM is 1 or 2 minutes in the future.

When the CMD window opens in the System context, =use it to start Explorer or CACLs or subInACL
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Anonymous
April 29, 2005 4:05:59 PM

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Jerold Schulman wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Apr 2005 07:54:35 -0700, "QBob" <hintonrunce@nospam.hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>>Thanks for reading. I have a user folder that I am unable to access, delete
>>or see any security settings on. Whenever I try to access the folder I get
>>access denied (through local admin, domain admin and user). I am assuming
>>somehow this folder has NO permissions in the security and that is why I am
>>unable to get to it. I have tried deleting from command prompt and tried
>>taking ownership and resetting permissions, all of which are met with
>>"access denied". Any thoughts on how I can get into this folder to change
>>permissions or just to delete it? Thanks!
>>
>
> The System account may have access.
>
> AT HH:MM /Interactive CMD.EXE /K
> where HH:MM is 1 or 2 minutes in the future.
>
> When the CMD window opens in the System context, =use it to start Explorer or CACLs or subInACL
>

Things like *that* are why I read newsgroups like this.

So many valuable tips can be found and filed away for future
reference.
Anonymous
April 29, 2005 6:19:58 PM

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Rob,

Haven't seen you in a while! Where have you been? (or have I not been
looking in the right groups?)

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Anonymous
April 29, 2005 6:19:59 PM

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Todd J Heron wrote:
> Rob,
>
> Haven't seen you in a while! Where have you been? (or have I not been
> looking in the right groups?)
>

I've been here in m.p.win2000.general and a few of the other W2K
groups, just not as often as I used to be in the NT4 groups.

I seldom have questions to ask here, and when I have an answer
for someone else's question I usually find that others have
already answered it - hence most days I just read in this
newsgroup without posting anything.

As well, lately I have been spending a lot more time with both
the x64-XP betas and Linux than I have with W2K.

And I'm finding Linux to be quite a chore and it is taking a lot
more of my time than I thought it would. :-(
When I think about it objectively I realize that Linux is not any
more difficult or complicated than Windows - it is just
different. My problem is that I have 20 years of DOS and Windows
habits that are getting in the way of learning how to do things
differently.
May 3, 2005 8:03:47 PM

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Thanks Rob, the system account and your instructions worked great.

"Rob Stow" <rob.stow@shaw.ca> wrote in message
news:uyjYvwOTFHA.1896@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> Todd J Heron wrote:
>> Rob,
>>
>> Haven't seen you in a while! Where have you been? (or have I not been
>> looking in the right groups?)
>>
>
> I've been here in m.p.win2000.general and a few of the other W2K groups,
> just not as often as I used to be in the NT4 groups.
>
> I seldom have questions to ask here, and when I have an answer for someone
> else's question I usually find that others have already answered it -
> hence most days I just read in this newsgroup without posting anything.
>
> As well, lately I have been spending a lot more time with both the x64-XP
> betas and Linux than I have with W2K.
>
> And I'm finding Linux to be quite a chore and it is taking a lot more of
> my time than I thought it would. :-(
> When I think about it objectively I realize that Linux is not any more
> difficult or complicated than Windows - it is just different. My problem
> is that I have 20 years of DOS and Windows habits that are getting in the
> way of learning how to do things differently.
!