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no access to my files

  1. #11


    Posts : 30
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64-bit


    Ok I was wrong...that didnt work i right clicked on the back up user folder and updated the security permissions....authenticated users-SYSTEM-Admin-Users all have full control but I cannot access the files still...

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  2. #12


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    If you haven't already, add the user account to the permissions, and set it to "Full control" to see if you are able to access it afterwards.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 30
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64-bit


    i just tried adding my user name to the list and theres an error applying security...id have to continue through each individual file it looks like..
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  4. #14


    Posts : 30
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64-bit


    any other ideas?
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  5. #15


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    Other than seeing if using take ownership on each file, not sure since manually doing it is working for you.
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  6. #16


    Posts : 30
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64-bit


    that did not work....man this is not good...its all her data including pictures
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