I've just recently upgraded my desktop PC from Vista 64bit to 7 64bit(Home Premium edition on both) and I've run into a problem on 7 now. The upgrade seemed to go just fine but something is very wrong. I found this, http://tinyurl.com/yksn62z
, from a search on the subject. I first realized there was a problem when I was trying to download a torrent on uTorrent. I kept getting Error: Access Denied. Thats when I did the search to find the above article. Following that short guide has worked, but pretty much every single folder on the computer has the same issue, so it would take forever to go through doing each folder one by one. I managed to fix the uTorrent issue and I thought nothing more of the problem until yesterday. We just moved houses, and at the old house I was on a wired connection, I am now on a wireless N connection though. A guy from the store(Future Shop) where I bought the new router/receiver came to install everything but was unable to install the receiver on my computer. He recommended that I re-install 7 which should solve whatever problem there is. (Also what is possibly worth mentioning, on start-up I get this error message once I've logged in each time: Can't open AsIO.sys !! (2) I seem to recall from a search on that, that it is an error from the EPU 6 engine which I recall being told to just uninstall. I dont know what it is though so I havn't wanted to uninstall it so I've just been ignoring the error message) Back to my original question... What I noticed, was if I right click on Local Disk (C:)(which is my only HDD) and go to Properties, and then Secuirty, is the Authenticated Users group does not have anything ticked under Allow or Deny. Is that normal? When I go to tick off Modify(which in turn automatically ticks off everything except for Full Control and Special Permissions) and I click Apply I get an obvious warning message saying You are about to change the permission settings on the root directory of the startup disk, which can result in unexpected access problems and reduce security. Do you want to continue? I don't want to click Yes because I dont know if a) that will solve my problem, or if b ) having everything unticked is normal or not. I dont want to tick anything off if its not supposed to be ticked. If it is not normal to have everything unticked, and I tick the items, will that solve this massive problem? If not, what do you people recommend I do to make my computer work properly again?
Edited by OneFastCanuck, 04 December 2009 - 05:35 AM.