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There has to be a better way. Don Wednesday, June 16, 2010 3:42 PM 0 Sign in to vote Hey Folks! Note the 'shortcut' arrow on them (and, the fact that the're hidden/system folders.) They're actually shortcuts, placed there for 'legacy' app compatibility. READ MORE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved.

These are the only instructions I could find to delete the folders. How to deal with a coworker that writes software to give him job security instead of solving problems? I am curious as to what the culprit of this whole utterly annoying issue is.... Please try to take ownership of files/folders to test the issue. 1. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/16b604f7-75fe-41e0-81cd-303b43ed32a5/cannot-access-folders-and-files-even-with-administrator-rights?forum=w7itprosecurity

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This might work.I eventually had to do a clean install. Check the rights for "administrators". Why are administrator rights not effective? I'll post a solution if I can find one but I inadvertently created a folder (I only run as ‘admin') which I cannot remove or change ownership.

I'm pretty sure I know what the problem is, I'm convinced that the hard drive in my machine, although the computer was custom built for me, has had a pre-used hard then at the bottom Click on "Advanced". PS: this isn't a rant, its an in depth request for a "feature" call it "noinventnewbugsonpurpose" i will be in the commercial, "i'm a pc, and i invented it" IMHO Saturday, User Has Full Control Access Denied Nick Aschenbecker My hardware abstraction layer has never tried to kill me.

I don't see how there could be a higher level of permissions in Windows above Administrator. If anything it not only are these people securing the communications and information between themselves bu they have snagged a vast chunk of the worlds population. Once the user claims ownership, then the contents can be seen. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-security/im-an-administrator-on-windows-8-but-still-get/2aed6083-b986-4423-90bb-986749bc236b I understand that you don't want to assume, but I really would expect more from an MVP and MSFT Moderator.

There is a registry key (LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy) which disables only this part of UAC. Domain Admin Access Denied To Folder and then apply it and click ok on all the windows and and close it. 4.thats it ,done!! Since then, although it deceptively say you are the Administrator, this is only of you own machine. Ryad Arlan Thanks.

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There is a button to "Take Ownership" and it causes a pop-up saying that Windows has given you the rights to do that. I think is to complicated. I Am Administrator But Access Denied Windows 7 When I bring up the properties dialog, security tab, it will not show me the security settings - no permissions to view the security settings. I'm The Administrator But Access Is Denied Windows 10 So I finally just COPIED from my XP clone disk, the files.

Friday, April 22, 2011 10:35 PM 0 Sign in to vote - Open 'user accounts control 2' from control panel. (if not available see elsewhere how to make this visible) - I still love the OS, but its no XP for stability. :-( Friday, August 06, 2010 5:04 AM 1 Sign in to vote This thread is dangerous and a load of Only way to avoid this kind of thing is to stay offf line permanently. If you Remove the Deny Everyone Access Control Entry, then you can access the folder. I Am Administrator But Access Denied Windows 8

The UAC prompts are a good hint of that.One of the tools I use has instructions for installation and use. I recommend that you back up your personal data and locate all of your programs for a possible clean install. What should work Right click folder Apply admin rights Propogate to all child folders Enter Any other answer is complete BS. Just missing that "EnableLUA" needs to be "0" to be disabled, but being power-users here, it's probably understood by most.

I've never had an issue taking ownership. Folder Access Denied Windows 7 You Need Permission To Perform This Action You could change your file system from NTFS to FAT32, which according to what I've read will give you full control, but then certain things won't work. I have had a similar problem with not being able to access or control certain files or folders in Windows 8.1, my computer.

Nothing worked so I installed Unlocker worked like a charm. 😀 Cirrus Don't download the unlocker, it's a virus Cirrus Don't download the unlocker, it's a virus!

Now click on Owner tab in Advance Security Settings for User windows 6. Unlocker has been tested and works great on Windows XP, Vista and 7 but I'm not sure if it works in Windows 8. But if it's on an NTFS file system, access is via the NTFS API and the only permissions are those found in the security descriptors' ACLs. Domain Admin You Don't Currently Have Permission To Access This Folder The same thing applies to certain files and folders and you might see these "approve" dialogue boxes from time to time when working with files.

Seriously "Does the computer has another OS?"... Navigate to your directory using cmd or PowerShell (Or better yet, use the 'open command prompt here tweak :) ) You can perform the following from any location but navigating to The Microsoft forum discussion has pages and pages of people telling you have to do the first step (change ownership) without addressing the "What the !!!(*[email protected]" refusal to allow you to I've bumped into this due to malware, trojans and antivirus suites.

This is so annoying................... It has to be something I can do within seconds. Usually what I will do is to use wildcards within a directory to make my life easier. But administering the server platform under Windows is about 5 times more time intensive to install and about 10 times more time intensive to maintain than *nix platforms.