Re: Admin rights
"+Bob+" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> On Wed, 24 Sep 2008 11:19:44 -0700, Malke <email@example.com>
>>> I have just upgraded from windows xp to windows vista home premium 32
>>> .There is some kind of issue whenever I try to access a folder.It asks
>>> permissions and in some cases even with the permission it still won't
>>> allow access.Is there a way that I can correct the admin. rights for all
>>> files and folders?I am the Adm. but for some reason the computer doesn't
>>> know this.
>>> Thanks for any help.
>>You need to tell us what folders you are trying to access. If the folders
>>start with "My.." as in "My Documents", etc. then those are junction
>>points, virtualized folders there for backwards compatibility.
>>More information from you will help us help you.
> Or, an easier way: Start Explorer, go to the C: drive root, and take
> ownership of all files on the drive. Note that MS will tell you this
> reduces security, although the point is highly arguable.
Not at all - if the OP is trying to access "Documents and Settings" then
even with the taking ownership of all files, the OP will STILL not be able
at access that "folder" because it ain't a folder at all - it's a junction
Let's wait and see what the OP is trying to access - if we ever do.