Took ownership but windows says I need permission from myself Tags: Security Command Prompt Windows 7 Last response: November 29, 2012 2:26 PM in Windows 7 Share Paradimensional November 19, 2012 3:30:31 PM I just took ownership of my entire C:\ by using cmd "takeown /F C:\ /R /D Y" and now I own it, but Windows still refuses to let me delete any folder saying I need permission, from the user account that I am currently logged into. What. More about : ownership windows permission drwho1 November 19, 2012 3:45:34 PM Go here: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1911-take-ownershi... Download and follow instructions. More info: http://www.intowindows.com/take-ownership-of-files-and-... ***works the same way on Windows 7*** Paradimensional November 28, 2012 11:04:21 PM I have taken ownership already. The problem is I get a message saying that I need PERMISSION from myself (the same entity that shows up as having ownership of the file/folder). Related resources Permissions, ownership and an undeletable folder - Forum How do I give myself full admin permission ? - Forum Take Ownership on Win 7 of XP HDD folders, now inaccesible on XP - Forum Trying ti delete and says windows needs permission access denied - Forum taking ownership of a my own files - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 11235 November 29, 2012 12:58:23 PM Try disabling Symantec Endpoint Protection or other AV software first. Paradimensional November 29, 2012 2:19:28 PM I have no antivirus software running. jarotech November 29, 2012 2:26:17 PM Try this link for permissions : http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/122666-permissions... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumDestination folder access denied you need permission ForumFile Permissions & Ownership ForumHow to take the ownership of a file or folder? ForumPC ownership ; wonder how many are overclockers? ForumCannot take ownership of new harddrive access denied ForumData from my old xp drive to new computer-no admin permission ForumHow to set owner and permission for a folder/file on Windo.. ForumWindows 7 permissions problem ForumSubinacl and changing ownership of a folder ForumFile permissions Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumWindows 7 convert 32 to 64 ForumProblems recovery windows 7 hp pavilion dv6 ForumStuck at safemode logon screen after updates windows ForumDriver hp laserjet 1022 windows 7 64 bit More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !