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Posted 23 May 2013 - 04:34 PM

Hello, I just had this issue yesterday. When I right click and click properties then security and then edit I cannot edit those permissions. I am an administrator.

 

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 08:38 PM

In Vista, 7 and 8 real administrator account is hidden and it shouldn't be accessed under normal circumstances.

You're only running an account with administrative privileges and that's different from real administrator account.

 

What's the reason you need to change permissions in that particular folder?


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Posted 24 May 2013 - 06:27 PM

In Vista, 7 and 8 real administrator account is hidden and it shouldn't be accessed under normal circumstances.

You're only running an account with administrative privileges and that's different from real administrator account.

 

What's the reason you need to change permissions in that particular folder?

I was playing around with the Security tab because I could not delete an avast! support file then later I pressed something and when I re-opened it, everything in Edit was grayed out.



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 06:35 PM

If you do stuff like that it's always a good idea to create fresh restore point.

 

This may be useful for you: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/add-take-ownership-to-explorer-right-click-menu-in-vista/

Works in Windows 8.


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Posted 24 May 2013 - 11:58 PM

If you do stuff like that it's always a good idea to create fresh restore point.

 

This may be useful for you: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/add-take-ownership-to-explorer-right-click-menu-in-vista/

Works in Windows 8.

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