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Access denied to C drive

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    Posts : 3
    windows 8 pro

    Access denied to C drive


    while manipulating properties of c drive ,i accidentally denied all permissions to Authenticated users .error: couldn't access control editor,i didn't getting access to change them even i logged as an administrator .how do i change those properties and get access to them.please help me to get out of this.....

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  2. #2


    Hi,

    You may try doing a System Restore of your system to restore point before you made those changes.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8.1 Update 1


    You should use a software called take ownership google it you should find it.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 3
    windows 8 pro


    Thanks for helping me in solving my thread.

    how can i take ownership software ,please help me in getting those registry files ...and all.
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