To take ownership of a file, follow these steps: 1. Right-click the file that you want to take ownership of, and then click Properties.
2. Click the Security tab, and then click OK on the Security message (if one appears).
3. Click Advanced, and then click the Owner tab.
4. In the Name list, click Administrator, or click the Administrators group, and then click OK.
The administrator or the Administrators group now owns the file. To change the permissions on the files and folders under this folder, go to step 5.
5. Click Add.
6. In the Enter the object names to select (examples) list, type the user or group account that you want to give access to the file. For example, type Administrator.
7. Click OK.
8. In the Group or user names list, click the account that you want, and then select the check boxes of the permissions that you want to assign that user.
9. When you are finished assigning permissions, click OK.
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"notageek" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> I'm the only user, and I've changed the permissions on the desired
> folders for my user account (not hidden administrator account) to allow
> *Full control* (including Write). I checked the main folder and all
> sub-folders where I want to download, and all have the permissions. Yet
> when I try to D/L an image, I still get the "You don't have permission
> to save to this folder. Do you want to save to the Pictures folder?"
> When I choose Yes, I get the even stupider "For security reasons the
> file was saved to the Temporary Internet folder." [my
> recollection of these messages]
> Now what do I do? I'm using Ancestry.com to D/L census images that I
> want to look at offline. I only have a month before my paid subscription
> is up, and I'm wasting time having to try to remember which folder
> various images go into when I have to move them from the Temporary
> Internet folder.
> TIA for any help.
> Vista Home Premium x64 ; 4GB RAM; 2.2 MHz processor