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


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#41
What a fantastic programme!

I was having real problems restoring a WD passport backup to my new Win 8 PC but your tutorial and software sorted it out painlessly.

Thanks very much.
 

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You're most welcome Alan, and welcome to Eight Forums. I'm glad it was able to help. :)
 

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#43
hi brink,
when I tried to take the owner ship of entire drive d, it follows, but with "error trying to give permission to D:\system volume information"

tried all trial and error methods, created another admin account, removed all existing account permissions, then giving control to the newly created admin account, but still no luck, most of the internal files still shown in greyed entries....is there any other way, I've around 30 GB data in it...it still seems there's no option to format it with win7, get back the data to drive and install win8, I've thought about it, I would have done it long back, I used to play the same way while around with XP/win7, but in win8, I've done with so much customization, downloaded so many apps, that's why I've double thoughts of formatting it.
 

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Fanwin,

You don't want to delete the "system volume information" folder. It is a needed Windows protected system file.

The only way is to format the drive. :(
 

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#45
this is was not fresh..please see my (fanwin) old entries

This was in continuation with the windows 8 folder permission greyed, can you please look back my old entries starting from 27mar, I've not correctly replied to the old thread,
 

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fanwin

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#46
Internal Folders of D:\System Volume Information are greyd

Just as a test, take ownership of the entire D: drive, and set permissions to "Allow" "Full Control" for your account or Administrators. Afterwards, see if you have the same issue.
quoted"hi brink, when I tried to take the owner ship of entire drive d, it follows, but with "error trying to give permission to D:\system volume information"tried all trial and error methods, created another admin account, removed all existing account permissions, then giving control to the newly created admin account, but still no luck, most of the internal files still shown in greyed entries....is there any other way, I've around 30 GB data in it...it still seems there's no option to format it with win7, get back the data to drive and install Windows 8, I've thought about it, I would have done it long back, I used to play the same way while around with XP/win7, but in Windows 8, I've done with so much customization, downloaded so many apps, that's why I've double thoughts of formatting it."now....I've achieved something..I took owner ship of all individuals files that are greyed in D:\System Volume Infomation\.., but only able to copy (unable to cut/delete) those files (>25 GB) to D:\ drive...30 GB of redundant data in D drive..ok no probs..half work done...I can remove it later when format next time...or keep trying..
 

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Do note that each NTFS formatted drive will have a hidden protected OS "System Volume Information" folder on it. It's used by Windows. You should not be saving anything in the "System Volume Information" folder to prevent possible issues with that drive.

I thought D: was just a data drive, and is why I was recommending to copy the data to another location, format the D: drive, and copy the data back.

Since you have Windows 8 on it, I suppose that you could try deleting the files in the "System Volume Information" folder in an elevated command prompt or command prompt at boot.

Be sure that you only delete the files you saved into it, and not any other system file. If you delete a needed system file in it, then you risk having to format the drive to fix it. I would highly recommend to backup anything that you do not want to lose on the D: drive before doing this to be safe in case a mistake is made and you lose everything on the D: drive.

I was able to delete an added .txt file from the "System Volume Information" folder using an elevated command prompt.
At boot, the drive letters may not be the same as they are in Windows, so be sure to verify that you have the correct drive letter before trying to delete anything.


Hope this helps. :)
 

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#48
Do note that each NTFS formatted drive will have a hidden protected OS "System Volume Information" folder on it. It's used by Windows. You should not be saving anything in the "System Volume Information" folder to prevent possible issues with that drive. I thought D: was just a data drive, and is why I was recommending to copy the data to another location, format the D: drive, and copy the data back.Since you have Windows 8 on it, I suppose that you could try deleting the files in the "System Volume Information" folder in an elevated command prompt or command prompt at boot. Be sure that you only delete the files you saved into it, and not any other system file. If you delete a needed system file in it, then you risk having to format the drive to fix it. I would highly recommend to backup anything that you do not want to lose on the D: drive before doing this to be safe in case a mistake is made and you lose everything on the D: drive.I was able to delete an added .txt file from the "System Volume Information" folder using an elevated command prompt.At boot, the drive letters may not be the same as they are in Windows, so be sure to verify that you have the correct drive letter before trying to delete anything.Hope this helps. :)
hi brink, my name is fanwinIf I have to write entirely about my problem, it takes so much of space and time please have a look at my entries in page from 3 and 4, with screen shots, I was able to play around with System Volume Information without disturbing my system in XP/7, I used to just hide my files/rename/cut/delete/ in it, because no one knows and goes there, the problem raises only in win8, after once after upgraded from 7 and even in new win8 installation,I followed the steps above, deleting from cmd, still nothing works for my personal files and folders, yes able to delete only text files that are created just now for to delete, it is not even allowing a name change like "sample.txt", I've to keep as it as be it TXT or RAR or ZIP file, that is the issue form the beginning, only 'read' and no cut/rename/delete is working inside this "System Voume Information"..please see my entries (last entry in page 3, and 4,5).
 

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Fanwin,

I've read all of your posts, and know that you are only wanting to delete the files you added into your "D:\System Volume Information" folder. :)

Have you already tried deleting them in a command prompt at boot?
 

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yes, unable to delete any of the old files except created just now...
 

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yes, unable to delete any of the old files except created just now...
If not already, manually take ownership of and set permissions of each individual file instead of the folder or drive to see if you may be able to delete them in either an elevated command prompt or command prompt at boot afterwards.

Be sure to also "disable inherited permissions" of each added file. This will strip the permissions of the file inherited from the folder or drive, and only have explicit permissions for the file itself left.
 
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#52
If not already, manually take ownership of and set permissions of each individual file instead of the folder or drive to see if you may be able to delete them in either an elevated command prompt or command prompt at boot afterwards.

Be sure to also "disable inherited permissions" of each added file. This will strip the permissions of the file inherited from the folder or drive, and only have explicit permissions for the file itself left.
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some luck through "cmd at boot"
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Before running this command "System Volume Information" has user-admin permissions (my-name/administrator), I've logged into CMD with my user/admin account, there I got the message "Access Denied" for my every command. But to my surprise when logged into built-in-administrator, the following command worked like a charm

DEL /F /S /Q /A "E:\System Volume Information\folder2delete\*", when I logged back into windows normally, I could see all folders empty (0 bytes, 1346 folders)...thanks at least it has freed up my space around 12 GB, I wanted to try it on other folders too..no luck....able to delete only one folder
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RD /S /Q " Full path " is also not working to remove the entire folders

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then I thought giving owner permissions to built-in-admin in windows mode, went back to CMD, this time "access denied" welcomes again for every entry..
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I already tried manually taking ownership for each folder is already been tried before coming to this forum..
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now I'm thinking of the culprit/corrupted file "tracker.log", If I could delete/rename this file, I can successfully get the ownership of D:\System Volume Information", (It may not be possible though, when I tried with XP/7, it should has at least one tracker file for windows running session, unless restore is off)
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trials goes..on ...and on....and on....and on...
 

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#54
I did it in CMD prompt

It sounds like you may not be opening an "elevated" command prompt, but just a normal "unelevated" one instead. You will need to right click on the command prompt shortcut or cmd.exe file, and click on "Run as administrator" first.

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2754-elevated-command-prompt-open-windows-8-a.html

I was able do that all things by using "Command Prompt at Boot" (Win8/Advanced Tools), not in windows itself. Do we have elevated in boot mode also...
 

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Command prompt at boot is outside Windows, so it's more than elevated. :)
 

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Appreciate ALL the tutorials Brink.
I was working thru this one How to Add or Remove "Libraries" from the Navigation Pane in Windows 8 Explorer
and step 4 sent me to this one.

When I try to take ownership of Shell Folder my choices don't match yours exactly and I know better than assume anything while working in registry.

what should I do to continue taking ownership of the Shell Folder?
Screenshot (76).png
 

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Hello Ron,

No worries. It's normal for the listed groups and accounts to vary a bit for what you are trying to set permissions of.

For what you are wanting to do, you would set permissions for the Administrators group to allow "Full control" of the ShellFolder key.
 

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    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
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#58
Single user

On my home desktop I am the only user and am the "Administrator".
It looks like this precludes ever having to change ownership. Is that true?

BTW, the system occasionally asks for permission to perform the operation that I had requested, such as moving files. Is there a method to turn off those requests? I am willing to take the risk of having to correct the errors.
 

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Hello Helek, and welcome to Eight Forums.

No. System files are restricted, so you would still have to take ownership and apply permissions for these if you ever wanted to modify them.

The request for permission is for the same reason that system files are restricted and you must give elevated permission to allow.

Your account is an unelevated administrator, and you would still need to say YES to UAC to give elevated permission when asked.

Hope this helps, :)
Shawn
 

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halek

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Yes that does help.
Thanks!
 

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