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    Take Ownership of a File, Folder, Drive, or Registry Key in Windows 8

    @Brink, thanx for the reply... how about i just change the owner to SYSTEM from advance properties? or it will damage os? I found one issue over net where a guy got ownership of c drive and had put lappy under hibernation mode... when he tried to start it again.. it didn't open windows neither...
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    Take Ownership of a File, Folder, Drive, or Registry Key in Windows 8

    @Brink, by same issue you mean i will loose access to c-drive at anytime or this messages like "you are running IDM with Administrator privileges" etc when i open such applications and no UAC pop ups which i used to get before this issue... FYI, at present my lappy is running without any...
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    Take Ownership of a File, Folder, Drive, or Registry Key in Windows 8

    Is there any problem in leaving the laptop in current state? Will it get worse or unstable in coming days when new apps, settings or driver are applied? I had taken image of both drives with Acronis True Image Home 2013... Can i use that..? If yes i need to do that with bootable cd and...
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    Take Ownership of a File, Folder, Drive, or Registry Key in Windows 8

    @Brink, there is not system restore point available.. If there was system restore point I would have restored it without interfering with c-drive ownership but there was no such restore point at that time or at present.. What now? Should I just leave it and use as it is... or change ownership...
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    Take Ownership of a File, Folder, Drive, or Registry Key in Windows 8

    Hi! Brink My Device: Dell 15R Turbo with Windows 8 Pre-Installed I had lost access to my c-drive suddenly without anything done by me. I had just installed Nod 32 Smart Security after uninstalling McAfee Anitvirus and rebooting my laptop. By this method from MS forum I got access back to...