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Solved: Win32 permission question

Question: Solved: Win32 permission question

I am just recently familiarizing myself with win32 processes as pertaining to firewall activity. I am using EZ firewall and am not sure if I should allow certain access. EZ says a win32 process wants to accept incoming Internet connections. My gut feeling is no, but I have some connection problems every now and then and cannot tell if it is coincidence. Also, if a win32 generic host has zeros for I.P. but a port address is it a legitimate process?

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Preferred Solution: Solved: Win32 permission question

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Answer: Solved: Win32 permission question

Answer to the 2nd question is yes.

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Persisent infection rewrites permissions and host files,  hidden infection found with ASWMBR  File: C:\Windows\system32\csrsrv.dll Win32:Aluroot-B [Rtk]
What was done/has happened so far....
(the first few steps of removal can be found here > )
not much besides adware was found however afterwards.... began getting the message "access denied"
I noticed there were constantly many new User groups, with object permissions being created by someone else, just some small things with networking, the file paths from browser extenions in Firefox, after being normal for months, would change from legit, normal filenames to inserting "lu6of458" as a "user profile"
No    Extension    Bitdefender Wallet    3.0    BitDefender S.R.L.    default    Firefox 49.0.1    C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender 2016\bdwteff
No    Plugin    Silverlight Plug-In    5.1.50709.0     Microsoft Corporation    default    Firefox 49.0.1    c:\Program Files\Microsoft Silverlight\5.1.50709.0\npctrl.dll
No    Extension    Multi-process staged rollout    1.2      ... Read more

Answer:persisent infection changes Users permission host files * Win32:Aluroot-B [Rtk]

Heres hat FRST log
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x86) Version: 04-10-2016
Ran by User (administrator) on USER-PC (05-10-2016 21:11:14)
Running from C:\Users\User\Desktop
Loaded Profiles: User (Available Profiles: User)
Platform: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium  Service Pack 1 (X86) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: FF)
Boot Mode: Safe Mode (with Networking)
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool:
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\dllhost.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe
(Piriform Ltd) C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe
(Malwarebytes) C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware\mbam.exe
(Intel Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\igfxsrvc.exe
(Mozilla Corporation) C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
(Mozilla Corporation) C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
( C:\Program Files\\Windows Repair (All in One)\WR_Tray_Icon.exe
==================== Registry (Whitelisted) ====================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the registry item will be restored to default or removed. The file will not be moved.)
HKLM\...\Run: [FDispPos] => C:\Program Files\Common F... Read more

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Since facebook help forums is practically useless (1% of all questions are ever answered by facebook tech), I thought I might ask here and see if anyone could help me.
Among the many annoying things in facebook, one of them is when I upload a photo or video and would like to tag a bunch of my friends, I can add up to 50 people, but when I'm done and click "done", it'll say, "You do not have permission to add tag".
Now this means that one or more of the 50 people I tagged either prevented themselves from being tagged or did something to make themselves "untaggable"?  The message never tells you who it is that you can't tag.  So now I have to go through the list of 50 people and start guessing by removing their tags and I have to do this one by one until I can find who it was that was generating the "you not have permission...." message.  As a result, I found that now whenever I want to tag, I have to tag maybe 1 or 2 ppl at a time and then press done to make sure it was accepted.  If it wasn't, I only have to guess between 2 ppl who to remove.   Not sure if anyone here has run into the same problem.
So, my question is, how did those people make themselves untaggable? What settings did they change so that if anyone tried to tag you in a photo or video would prompt the message "you do not have permission to add this tag"?  
All things aside, I know that a lot of people are annoyed by tagging in the first place and you'll ... Read more

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I connected his HD up to my external closer. Im not sure what was done on his end but the USER folder that is inside the Documents and Settings folder will not give me access to read it. It has a read only attribute that when I try to change it wont allow me to access it. His mobo died and his OS is shot. Replaced the mobo hoping to get back into windows to grab the files but no luck. How can I get access to this folder so that I can grab his pictures he is so worried about keeping?

Answer:Backing up buddys HD.. permission question.

The NTFS security prevents you from doing such a thing. The ACL (Access Control Lists) determine who or what is allowed to have what type of access to every file and folder in the file system. Unfortunately, I ran into a similar problem in the past - however, I was able to get into my almost-dead windows installation and change the permissions using the CACLS (ChangeAccessControlLists) command.

Here is an example:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Justin>cd..

C:\Documents and Settings>cacls Justin
C:\Documents and Settings\Justin POWER-ATHLON64\Justin:F
BUILTIN\Administrators: (OI)(CI)(IO)F

If you run cacls on the user's folder, you'll get an access denied since the system ID does not match your new system ID. I don't know if there's a hack to get around this - perhaps linux's implementation of NTFS ignores ACL's? I'd be interested in a hack myself just in case the unfortunate happens...

One more thing you might want to consider trying, though. If you have Partition Magic, try to convert the NTFS file system into a FAT32 file system. Since FAT32 does not have AC... Read more

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I'm running Vista Ultimate x64, and I have this nagging problems I can't seem to fix.
First of all, IE protected mode is broken. It won't run any scrips(JAVA and ActiveX) in protected mode. Not a big deal as I use Firefox but a bit of an annoyance.

Bigger issue is that cookies get reset in both IE7 and Firefox fairly regularly, and that one of my programs(xplorer2) loses its configuration regularly. I think it's some kind of permission issue since it doesn't happen when I'm logged in as the Administrator(the built in kind. the even the accounts in administrator group has same issues).

I gave up on fixing the issue since I'll be reinstalling Vista when I switch the mobo, but I wanted to know if anyone else had similar problems. I'm trying to figure out this happened because something broke in Vista or if it's something I'll have to live with in Vista.

Answer:Another Vista Question. Permission issue, I think.

If it's occuring in protected mode only then I would check Windows Defender settings. Defender may be preventing things from working as you want.

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When someone has been given access to a mailbox and can send (on behalf) Editor or Author I think are the correct permissions? When user sends a email this is stored her 'Sent' items. If she is wanting to have the email saved to the actual mailbox sent folder then I assume something else has to be doon? When creating a separate profile for the actual mailbox the user is wanting access to, when following through with the wizard it asks you for a username and password..

Is there something that would be done on Active Directory or system manager, and you give the user the Send AS setting? and will this mean the email is saved in the sent items folder? and so can create a separate profile for this?


Answer:Outlook mailbox permission question

I think what you are looking for is in Tools, Options, Delegates. If you add someone there the e-mail will be sent on-behalf-of....

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So, I'm getting access denied when trying to modify values in my Enum hieraki.
Trying to grant permissions just results in "Access denied"...

I have only one user on my system and that is an administrator.

Anyways, when right-clicking a node and choosing "Persmisions" there are several Group or usernames listed that can be granted different permissions.

I'm just wondering, what are all these "Everyone", System", Administator", Creator/Owner" etc. What do they represent?

Answer:Registry Permission Group or usernames question

They're group names (except creator owner, which is a special kind of permission which represents the user or group that first creates something). Note that certain areas of the registry even the admin can't modify (by default). You might want to check into the advanced section of permissions to make sure you have ownership of the key location (and it's subkeys) before trying to modify permissions on them.

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My Avast antivirus recently started detecting a whole host of viruses. I ran a thorough scan of all files and deleted every infected file until the scanner turned up a hit in the operating memory. It then suggested I run a boot sector scan - I did so. Upon rebooting Avast started detecting more viruses. This time I rebooted into Safe Mode and ran the scanner there, deleting everything I found. Apparently one of the files I deleted was important, because after that my computer Blue-Screened during boot-up and I had to do a system restore to a save point from a few days ago (before the virus was contracted). Since then the virus has continued to crop up, and I haven't the foggiest notion of how to get rid of it.

The title is a list of the virus descriptions that my Avast scanner gave me. I ran all the programs the walkthrough on this site instructed me to, but the RootRepeal program crashed and generated an error message and crash report, both attached (error message in .png image format - I took a screenshot of it).

Thanks for your help!

DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Bryan at 18:56:06.09 on Wed 12/02/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3070.1546 [GMT -5:00]
============== Running Processes ===============

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Answer:Infected with js: downloader-FT Win32:Banload-GLR Win32:Malware-gen Win32:Refpron-AW Win32:Rootkit-gen Win32:VB-NWC

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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my comp has been infected and i really need you guys to help, its running at 100% cpu as soon as i try to run anything and is very slow, i've run varius anti virus programmes but cant shift these ones:
SYSPROTECT, Win32.Jeefo.a, Email-Worm.Win32.Sober.z

i get the friend finder pop up and it keeps telling to download a virus programme

hope you guys can help.
here is my hjt log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 22:21:24, on 08/08/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG511SCU\Utility\Gear511.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\TrojanHunter 4.5\THGuard.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\One-Touch\OneTouch.EXE
C:\Program Files\HPQ\Notebook Utilities\HPWirelessMgr.exe
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Answer:Solved: SYSPROTECT,Win32.Jeefo.a,Email-Worm.Win32.Sober.z PLEASE HELP REMOVE!!

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I ran ESET today because my computer would be on for a long time with little usage so I thought I should use it for something. After a 3 Hour scan it found three problems, the first of which I have sorted, however, I have left these two alone as I don't knwo what they are and I don't know whether I should remove them or not? C:\Users\Mike\AppData\Roaming\Auslogics\Rescue\Boost Speed\111006155106751.rsc a variant of Win32/InstallCore.D application (unable to clean) 00000000000000000000000000000000 I C:\Users\Mike\AppData\Roaming\Auslogics\Rescue\Boost Speed\111116184838732.rsc a variant of Win32/InstallCore.D application (unable to clean) 00000000000000000000000000000000 I I also ran Windows Defender and it warned me about WIn32/OpenCandy. I am aware of OpenCandy being a common Adware so I tried removing it via Windows Defender. It said sucessful so I restarted my PC. Upon restarting I ran a quick scan of defender to see if it was gone (it was a quick scan I used last time) and the same OpenCandy came up again as a threat, this time instead or removing I tried quarantining it instead to see if that would work, i restrated as prompted but it will not go, i am getting a security warning from windows whenever I load my PC now (from the little flag int he toolbar) Can somebody offer me some advice on these two issues please? Thanks

Answer:[SOLVED] A Variant of Win32/InstallCore.D and Unable to uninstall Win32/OpenCandy

bump please

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Problems/issues: Constant pop ups crippled machine Something trying to get out and blocked by firewall. Also it disabled automatic updates. (machine is up to date though)
User admits to going to dark side of the net (porn sites etc.)
Did the 5 steps.
Have ActiveScan.txt from online virus scan. Disinfected 1 file. 22 additional w/pd version only.
Have main.txt and extra.txt from DSS.
Will await a response.
Here is DSS main.txt
Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by MGEJR on 2008-07-31 17:55:53
Computer is in Normal Mode.

-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.

-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
5: 2008-07-31 21:55:56 UTC - RP177 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
4: 2008-07-31 19:58:00 UTC - RP176 - Removed WeatherBug
3: 2008-07-31 02:36:58 UTC - RP175 - Restore Operation
2: 2008-07-31 00:59:39 UTC - RP174 - Last good restore point
1: 2008-07-31 00:59:30 UTC - RP173 - System Checkpoint

Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.

-- HijackThis (run as MGEJR.exe) -----------------------------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:00:23 PM, on 7/31/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\s... Read more

Answer:[SOLVED] Trojan Win32.Monder.biw Adware Win32.SuperJuan

Fixed. Mods can lock it delete it or do whatever you do on the forums here. Thank you for the tools to facilitate the fix.

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hi all

i m managing file server on windows 2003 server. in a directory i want to give all permission except file or folder delete permission to domain user.

please make reply as soon as possible.

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Hi,Please help me in getting rid of the pop ups which keep coming up.trojan downloader win32 agent bqtrojan clicker win32 tiny htrojan spy win32 key logger.aatrojan spy win32 green screentrojan spy html bankfraud.dqHijakThis log file.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 15:00:40, on 9/8/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec Client Security\Symantec Client Firewall\ISSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Pac... Read more

Answer:Infected With Trojan Clicker Win32 Tiny.h / Downloader Win32 Agent Bq / Spy Win32 Key Logger.aa/spy Win32 Green Screen / Html B...

Sorry for the delay. If you are still having problems please post a brand new HijackThis log as a reply to this topic. Before posting the log, please make sure you follow all the steps found in this topic:Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis LogPlease also post the problems you are having.

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hello. sorry about this mess. im afraid i dont really know what im doing. my nephew asked me to help get rid of a red circle with a white cross telling him he had spyware but its turned into something much worse. he only used windows firewall and nothing else saying he only uses world of warcraft and msn and music and doesnt surf the web!! i tried to scan with avg but it was aborted and the windows firewall was continually turned off no matter how many times i put it on. tried other antivirus progs but all were turned off. eventually i managed to do online scan on microsoft safety centre and deleted quite a few v high threat trojans but many unable to clean. i also ran sophos rootkit and nearly gave myself a heart attack - 938 hidden things that recommend not to clean. i resorted to you now. i followed the tutorial for posting hijack this and here are the resultskaspersky report for critical areas--------------------------------------------------------------------------------KASPERSKY ONLINE SCANNER 7 REPORT Saturday, November 29, 2008 Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (build 2600) Kaspersky Online Scanner 7 version: Program database last update: Saturday, November 29, 2008 12:40:36 Records in database: 1426420--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Scan settings: Scan using the following database: extended Scan archives: yes Scan mail databases: yesScan area - Critical Areas: C:\Do... Read more

Answer:win32/alureon.gen, win32/Eldycow.en!A, win32/Small, win32/Olmafik, winNT/Xantvi.gen!A, Trojan-Game Thief and more

i think i have sorted this. i ran SDFix which cleaned up enough for me to install antivirus. avast caught lots of trojans and i have now been able to onlinescan and spybot s/d etc. all logs now coming back clean so can u delete this post please

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Hello,My computer became infected last night, and It's pretty bad. I became infected with Infected: Trojan:Win32/Alureon.BT, Win32:Jifas-CY, and the others listed (maybe more). Long story short, I'd just watched Harry Potter on dvd, and logged onto the computer to see who he married in the end. I ended up at a Harry Potter encyclipdiea website, and looked it up. Avast went nuts after a few minutes, and showed 4 different virus alerts, and Windows Defender showed 1 as well after I shut down.The virus listed by Defender was Trojan:Win32/Alureon.BT. Avast listed Win32:Jifas-CY, I didn't get the others in time.The last 2 I listed in the title, a "security center alert" claimed it detected these programs trying to acess the internet. It listed one more, but I didn't get it's name in time.I know Alureon is a downloader and backdoor for other viruses, and it basically shuts down security systems, which it's trying to do since windows now thinks I have no anti-virus installed.All of these trojans are listed as "server" and "high risk." I'm not sure a root kit didn't try to make it's way in too.EDIT: I wanted to add a few things in. First, I have XP SP3 set up with multiple accouts, one admin "owner" account and then 1 limited access "user" account. The Viruses came in while the user account was logged on (I am not dumb enough to connect to the internet with an admin account). It seems the Viruses we... Read more

Answer:Infected: Trojan:Win32/Alureon.BT, Win32:Jifas-CY,, Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.t

Hello again.I booted into Safe Mode and ran an Avast scan (which took forever) and it was a waste of time. The stupid thing found nothing wrong, and said the system was clean (which is the opposite it says when you log into the limited user account). The computer (and specially that account at least) is definitely infected. Could the viruses be hiding themselves when in safe mode?Should I scan from a Pre-install environment like BartPE? Or from the Regular "Owner" Admin account? I waited 2 days for the stupid program to scan 700gb (painfully slow for a qaud core, though to be excepted in safe mode), and it was useless.Other than running windows defender (which I'm doing now), and maybe trying MBAM, I'm not sure what to do. I'm not expect enough to dive into programs like OTViewIT and Combofix, so I'll need help here. Please, ANY HELP is appreciated. I would rather NOT wipe the drive and reinstall the whole system, but I need to get this figured out.Does no one have any ideas???

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Hello,Please help if you can .I ran free Avast! version 5.0.677 on my Windows XP desktop computer (Pentium 4, 1.5 Ghz CPU, 1 gb ram), and came up with the following virus warnings. Unfortunately the Avast! software internal tools to remove it are grayed out and not functioning. I tried a couple of things to remove viruses from help online and then realized I was in way over my head. I found this forum and am now requesting help.Avast! says I am affected with:JS:Downloader-AT, Win32:Nimda, Win32:Small-GWM, Win32:VB-EIJ, Win32:WinSpy-CK, JS:ScriptSH-inf, and Win32:VirutAttached a screen shot of Avast! with viruses and partial path to them. Computer's Symptoms (not sure if these are all due to old slow processor or malware):Computer is freezing often;When it is in sleep mode it is turning itself on;Seems to be downloading stuff often and slowing down;Monitor is going black forcing reboots often;Couple weeks back I began getting floating ads that pop up when browsing online;I get an error message daily that says AdAware has shut down unexpectedly, do I want to send a report? I have been ignoring this, not knowing if it was important, been several weeks.Ok, I think that is all I can think of to share. Please help if you can. I appreciate it.Thanks,Dancer~~~~~~~~~~DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by ljk at 15:52:28.93 on Mon 09/20/2010Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_18Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.102... Read more

Answer:Please Help ~ Infected with JS:Downloader-AT, Win32:Nimda, Win32:Small-GWM, Win32:VB-EIJ, Win32:WinSpy-CK, JS:ScriptSH-inf, and...

Hello, and to the Malware Removal forum! My online alias is Blade Zephon, or Blade for short, and I will be assisting you with your malware issues!In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.Before we begin cleaning your machine, I'd like to lay out some guidelines for us to follow while we are working together.I will be assisting you with your malware issues. This may or may not resolve other problems you are having with your computer. If you are still having problems after your machine has been determined clean, I will be glad to direct you to the proper forum for assistance.Even if things appear better, that does not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions until I give you the all clean. Absence of symptoms does not mean that all the malware has been removed. If a piece of the infection is left, it can regenerate and reinfect your machine. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.I ask that you please refrain from running tools other than those I su... Read more

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In vista, I am having trouble downloading an update. I googled it and it told me to rename the software distribution folder to softwaredistribution.old.
However I need permission to do so and i don't know how tio do that and it won't let me change

Answer:[SOLVED] Getting permission

Hi please see this How to use User Account Control (UAC) in Windows Vista

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Trying to remember how to reset the settings for download files off the internet

Basically i selected a file to download and the file started downloading without asking me where to save it!!!

I dont recall ever changing any settings but whatever!

Anyone assist?

Im not using Firefox, im using XP Internet Explorer

Answer:Solved: Without Permission!!!!

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Win 7 Home Premium X64

I am using a version of Quicken I have used for years, including on this machine.

Today it tells me :

"The item referred to by this shortcut cannot be accessed.
You may not have the appropriate permissions."

The icon picture is missing, on the desktop and the task bar, just a generic box showing,

This is in a window with "Explorer.exe" in the upper left corner.

This is while I am signed on as Administrator with no password.
I have used it like this for at least a month with no issue.

This machine has one other STANDARD user, with a password, and I can get in that way.

I tried to say Run as Administrator and got the same result.

How did I lose permission to use the same program I used yesterday?

Answer:[SOLVED] Need Permission?

I created a new shortcut that seems to have fixed the problem .

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I was wanting to disable the hibernate feature on my vista machine. I was told I can do this by going to the command prompt and typing in powercfg.exe/hibernate off. When open the command prompt box, the line in front of the blinking prompt is C:\Users\Steve>. But after I type in the command and hit enter it says "You do not have permission to enable or disable the hibernate feature." Why would that be if my user account shows definitely shows me as an administrator? What's up with that? I thought when you were the administrator you had permission to do such things?

Answer:Solved: no permission?

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My Avast keeps informing me about these malware/trojan horses every 15-20 minutes.
I have run Smitfraud and here's the result:
SmitFraudFix v2.51

Scan done at 12:40:30.37, 30/05/2006
Run from E:\Software\SmitfraudFix
OS: Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600] - Windows_NT
Fix ran in normal mode

»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» C:\
»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» C:\WINDOWS
»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» C:\WINDOWS\system
»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» C:\WINDOWS\Web
»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» C:\WINDOWS\system32

C:\WINDOWS\system32\ld????.tmp FOUND !
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ot.ico FOUND !
C:\WINDOWS\system32\regperf.exe FOUND !
C:\WINDOWS\system32\stdole3.tlb FOUND !
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ts.ico FOUND !
C:\WINDOWS\system32\1024\ FOUND !

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Answer:Solved: Win32:hoaxalarm-u and Win32:Zlob-BN

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I've got a pair of viruses causing me grief:

- Win32:VBStat-C [Trj]
- Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]

Can someone give me a hand to kill these bugs?


HJT log file attached.

Answer:Solved: Win32:VBStat-C [Trj] + Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]

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I am having problems with my computer. I run Win XP and I keep getting errors from Windows Defender trying to delete the virus but they keep coming back. Attached is the Hijackthis log. PLEASE HELP!!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:09:13 PM, on 8/13/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
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Answer:Solved: Win32/virtumondo & Win32/fotomoto

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Have looked at the other postings about Windows 7 and "You need permission" - this one seems new. I have a laptop and a desktop both running Windows 7, both part of HOMEGROUP.

The desktop has two hard drives (C and D), both shared with full access to EVERYONE.
I can see both but can only update the D drive on the desktop from the laptop. When I try any update (new folder, copy a new file in, etc.) to the C drive, I get the "You need permission" error.

Have tried turning off sharing then turning back on for the C drive and have compared the sharing between C and D - they appear identical. Snipit of C drive permission attached. Any thoughts or ideas on what else to try would be appreciated.

Answer:You need permission - happening on networked drive that has permission

Rather than sharing form the root of the C: drive you should be sharing from the C:>Users folder instead. This is the default setting for Windows and there are many good reasons for this.

For networked drives that were created under a different User name you would also need to allow for sharing using the "Security" tab of the C: drive. The link below shows you how.

You can also set this drive share up at the C:>Users location if desired.

HDD sharing

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The action is removing meta data from an app I created using iexpress/justbasic

I am the admin on this win7 machine. I have taken ownership of the file. Security/advanced permissions/audit set.

ran Icacls from an admin cmd prompt.

nothing lets me have control of the file...

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I backed up a files on an XP machine to an external drive. When I try to copy them back to a newly installed XP install on the same machine I get the following message:
"you do not have permission to view or edit the current permission settings" it then states the name of the file.

What can I do to to copy these files (mainly .jpegs) to the hard drive?

Thanks for looking.

Answer:Solved: Permission settings

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How do I get permission to delete a file I put on the machine?

I am signed on as Administrator, or my USER ID is as Administrator.

Answer:[SOLVED] Permission to Delete?

Take ownership of the file and if necessary, assign your user account the appropriate permissions. Right click the file, go to properties, then Security tab. Click Advanced button, then switch to ownership tab. Should be straight forward from there onwards.

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I have worked for days and days trying to solve the "do not have Permission, access denied" error. After trying everything Windows Help, Microsoft Support, and every help forum on the net....I tried this one. Thank you Tech Support Guy and especially DragonWiz....He is exactly right on his advice for this problem. I was so impressed I joined and will use no other forum but this one from now on.

Thanks again.

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I just downloaded a trainer for a game and when I try to run it, my AVG says there is a trojan in it, and I think it locked the file. I would like to run the trainer anyway, but when I double click, I get a "Windows cannot access the specified device,path or file. You may not have appropriate permissions to access the item" pop up. I am on my admin account- I only have one account on my XP(SP3),so it must be an admin account right? Well, is there a way I can run the trainer without Windows blocking me? Hope someone here can help out.

Answer:[SOLVED] Need help with file permission

Your profile account is listed as admin, yes, but it's not really the TRUE Admin account. The real one is hidden in the bowels of XP. Go HERE to read more about how to activate the administrator account. You could also try right-clicking on the icon, select "run as" and then select the administrator account on the screen that pops up. I'm assuming you set up an admin password when you installed XP. If not, it might not have one and you can just try pressing ENTER and not insert a password.

Let me know how that works for you.


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Several months ago I tried to download AIG free anti-virus software, but was not successful. I then was able to download Commodo. I removed AIG from my computer, but occasionly upon starting up computer I receive a request to give permission to download Aig. I have been unable to remove this and would like any help .

Answer:Solved: Remove aig permission box

Are you referring to AVG Free Edition ?

If you are, go here to download and save AVG Remover 2011 (32-bit or 64-bit, depending on whether your computer has Vista 32-bit or Vista 64-bit).

Close all open windows first, then double-click the saved tool to run it.


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Hi Everyone,

This forum seems like an absolute wealth of knowledge, and about now I have just the right amount of vacuum between my ears to need it...!

I just now came across this forum and signed up, but I'm overwhelmed with the options and don''t know where I should even post my question (if you haven't guessed, I'm pretty much computer ILLiterate!) and I'm hoping you can point me to the right forum.

I know I'm not supposed to ask questions here, I'm just lost and hoping that by explaining a bit of my problem, someone can tell me which forum I should post in.

My situation is that I had a new (larger) hard drive installed in my laptop, (and a whole bunch of other work done to it, it's not the same any more, much better), and I have the old hard drive in a little case that plugs into a USB port so I can still use it.

The problem comes in when I try to access a lot of my photos on the old drive, it says something to the effect that I don't have the correct permission to access that file, I have to be (actually, myself) but the old drive doesn't recognize me anymore).

How do I get the old drive to recognize me on the "new" laptop so I can get access to my pics?

Can anyone please point me to the right forum to ask this?

Thank you very much, I REALLY appreciate your time and help!

TechHelpless 1 (don't laugh, the name fits! )

Answer:[SOLVED] Hi Everyone, I need 'permission' to see my pics

Hi and welcome to TSF make a thread in the win 7 area

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Been trying to network desk top w/ laptop. Using my D-Link router for internet connection so everthing is hard wired.
The laptop sees the desktop but when I click the icon to access folders I get;
Mshome not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permission.
What do I do to fix this little problem?

Answer:Solved: Set administration permission

"What do I do to fix this little problem?"

Uninstall or properly configure your 3rd party firewall.

Or, you could tell us more information. Can you ping each PC from the other by IP address? By Computer Name? What OS(es)?

So we don't assume too much, what do you mean by "sees the desktop"?

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hi, ive been drawing blanks with this over the last few weeks, im running windows 7 on an hp , every piece of software i have tried to download and use have given me the same error (these are downloads like sketchup etc. from google)

'The item referred to by this shortcut cannot be accessed. You may not have the appropriate permissions'

if i them try to edit properties and change security things it says:

'the name [location] specified in the target box is not valid. Make sure the path and file name are correct'

i dont claim to be the most technologically talented, but this has really f*cked over my pc and screwed with study etc.

any help/advice would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:[SOLVED] permission error

Which version of Windows 7 do you have? (eg) X86 (32bit) or 64 bit?
If you have X86 Windows and you are downloading 64 bit programs this will not work and give you that error.
When you download the file, change the default save location. If you are trying to run this program from the Temp folder, it would give you that error also. Save the file to your desktop or your downloads folder and then try and run it.

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Hi, I have run into a problem in Windows 7 and can't seem to find a way around it, can anyone help?

I need to become the REAL administrator to fix another problem I'm having with a PC game.
From what I've heard there is a hidden administrator with power over everything, if I could just gain access to this account I could sort everything out. I have waded through hundreds of websites looking for an answer to my problem.
I can't change any of the account permissions through the control panel due to the lack of permissions!
I have also heard I can activate the administrator account through the "Command Prompt", In order to do this I am supposed to right click > run as administrator but once again I am en-counted with the same message reading "Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item"
It seems there is no way around this but then again I am a beginner at this sort of thing.

Please help!

Many thanks


Answer:Solved: Permission Problems

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Avast continually blocks the following threats: - Win32:Malware-gen - WIn32:Downloader-PKU [Trj] - Win32:DNSChanger-VJ [Trj]Avast scans and detects Win32:Sirefef-PL [Rtk], cannot remove it though.Malwarebytes scan detects BCminer, quarantines it, though never seems to get rid of BCminer. Other issues of possible note: - Windows Firewall not running 0x80070424 - Backup & Restore - last backup did not complete successfully - server execution failed - 0x80080005Ran both DDS and GMER (GMER did not have all the options available as per the preparation guide, and did not log anything when the scan was complete). .DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64 Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421Run by Family-pc at 12:37:05 on 2012-08-05Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.2.1033.18.16383.13888 [GMT -4:00].SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}.============== Running Processes ===============.C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSC:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exeC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\Windows\sy... Read more

Answer:Win32:Sirefef-PL, Win32:Malware-gen, WIn32:Downloader-PKU [Trj], Win32:DNSChanger-VJ [Trj], BCMiner need help

Hello Njals, Welcome to Bleeping Computer.
My name is fireman4it and I will be helping you with your Malware problem.

Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:
Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools.
If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing.
Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean".
In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Watch Topic.I suggest you click it and select Immediate E-Mail notification and click on Proceed. This way you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.

Finally, please reply using the ADD REPLY button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply, unless they do not fit into the post.
I will be analyzing your log. I will get back to you with instructions.Do you have a USB Flash Drive you can use?

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Hi there...

I've recently moved my Outlook folders from one machine to another, exporting the Personal Folder File and then importing it. All worked fine.

But now, when I try and make a sub-folder in my folders list, it refuses. The New Folder option is available when I right click the INBOX folder, but not if I right click any of the sub-folders there-under.

Similarly, it won't let me copy items from one folder to another. Says I don't have permission and that I should right-click the folder and click properties to check permission for the folder. But I can't find anything like that under properties.

It suggests I see the "folder owner or your administrator to change your permissions" but I am both of the above!

I hope someone out there can help me.

Many thanks

Answer:Solved: OUTLOOK refusing permission

I have sorted this problem out. Please do not worry about replying.

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I got my new computer --Dell Inspiron 580 with Windows 7 professional 64 bit. I successfully transferred all of my files from the old computer to the new.

But, when I try to access my Music folder or Videos folder, I get a pop-up stating "You don't currently have permission to access this folder". I tried making the necessary changes but still denied even though I'm on it as Administrator.

How do I gain access?

Answer:Solved: No permission to access my files-- help!!

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I have a fairly old system (Athlon 64 3300+ 2.4GHz). I had two hard drives one consisting of my c: drive that was 160GB. The second is 320GB partitioned into a D: and E: drive. Running Windows 7 Ultimate (on C: drive)

My C: drive recently failed and I had to replace it. I decided to try an SSD drive ( Kingston V-Series 64GB) installed new drive with Windows 7 without any problems (very nice improvement in performance BTW). By Bios recognizes the now c: drive as the primary boot disk, as well as the d:/e: drives. I am able to access the d: and e: drive without any issues.

The problem I am having is when I try and save a file to these drives (d or e) I receive a message saying I do not have permission to save to this drive (neither d: or e) . I am able to save the file to my C: drive and then copy it over to d: or e:, but this is a pain.

Any suggestions on what I can do to give myself permission to save to this drive. I did not format this drive when I re-installed windows on the new SSD drive as I have a lot of files on it that I did not want to lose. Could this be the reason?


Answer:Solved: No permission to save to second drive

Right click on both drives and go to security. Give yourself permission. Remember you installed the new C drive hence you have new credentials or user name. Give that username/account permission to access the d and e drives.

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I have copied an Outlook 2003 .pst file from one computer and want to import that file onto another computer using Windows 7 and Office 2007. When I go to access the .pst file I have copied onto the hard drive, I am getting a message stating I do not have permission to access the file. I have set all permissions to full control but still can't access this file. Does anyone have an idea of how I can get the permissions set to allow me to import that file into Outlook 2007? Thanks!

Answer:[SOLVED] Windows 7 Permission Issue

Hi, welcome to the forums.

Log into your computer with your normal user account (this account should have admin privileges). .pst is by default a hidden file\folder, go to folder options\view and check "show hidden files and folders".

We will use the Icacls cmd to grant ownership, this is a sample (you will need to substitute your user name, for the one used here, mine) assuming the .pst file is on C drive (if not change).

Go to start,search and type:- cmd, search will return cmd.exe right click on this and select "run as administrator" at the prompt type:-

takeown /f C:\windows
Press enter

SUCCESS: The file (or folder): "C:\windows" now owned by user:- (here you will see your user name, use this instead of "vistatest\paul")

Next type:-

icacls c:\windows /grant vistatest\paul:f
(press enter)

NOTE:- you will get success and successfully processed messages, after these commands

Next type:-

takeown /f C:\
(press enter)

Next type:-

icacls C:\ /grant vistatest\paul:f
Exit out of cmd, Restart computer, and then try your .pst import.

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PC1 has Windows SP3 on it, PC2 has Windows SP2 on it. PC1 can see PC2 ok and has permissions. But PC2 can see PC1 under Entire Network>Microsoft Windows Network>MS Home>My PC name but when double clicking it I get this error:

\\My PC is not accessible. You might not have the necessary permission to use the network resource.

The network path was not found.

Why would that be?



Answer:Solved: Network permission problem

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I have been struggling with this for a month and reading every internet search refference to "you may not have permission.."
so I had done all the suggestions
enable NetBios
disable simple file sharing on XP pro
All using same workgroup name
All with shared folders available.
I did not disable the firewall in SP2

After much effort and time wasted I have solved my XP pro workgroup problem so I have to get this out there. May not be the solution for everyone but seems a lot of people have done all the suggestions and are struggling with this quirk.

I first had discovered that although XP pro would not allow access through the workgroup,
(error: ...not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource ...) I could access the various workgroup computers by entering their IP in the address bar of a folder on XP pro. ie
\\ or whtever had been asigned by the router.

but the computer "\\name" would not work in the address bar. Even if I could call up the workgroup (sometimes possible), clicking on the computer name would not allow access.

I could not understand why XPpro would see the computer but not recognize its name as a valid workgroup computer.

Using Search/files and folders/computers on the network/computer name
The computer was found. s
Still, I could not get to it by clicking on the found link in search.

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Answer:Solved: You might not have permission to use this network resource

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New computer only a week old, gettin acquainted. (Moving from XP)

Read somewhere I should not expose Admin acct to online risks, etc. So I set up a user acct for myself, as well.

Signed in user acct. Then it said I need to sign in for Admin. (not sure when, wasn't taking notes)

Downloaded a program and proceeded to install it. Message something ilke, "Denied to install in "Programs" and you can do this later.

Trying a second time, I obediently logged out user; In Admin... Can't find program. It isn't in download.

Guessing I need to use Admin to download or do anything but cruise on the net, yes?

Now what?

Answer:Solved: Permission to install program Win 7

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This is a really strange problem that I have. I don't know what it is, but when I create a file from an application such as paint, gimp, notepad,unity, anything really with a name of "Reset" or "Security" I have no permission to it. Like if I name a file with that name, it becomes out of my permission as adminstrator.

Attached is a screenshot showing that the file has no groups once created.

The reason why this is a big problem for me is because a lot of programs are not working right. Any file on my computer with "Reset" or "Security" will not work as I have to add myself to a group which has a permission through the security tab in the properties of the file.

This is just as confusing as it sounds, but I need this to be fixed to finish a project in Unity. My game cannot be saved as Unity creates a file called "Mono.Security.dll" which makes the saving process screw up. This has been bugging me for a bit now, but I need this to stop.

There's probably other filenames that create the problem, but these are 2 that I have figured out.

If you have questions, just ask.

Thank you!

Answer:[SOLVED] I have no permission to some files I create

Are you an administrator of your own PC? Can you access other files within the Documents library?

What antivirus are you running?

Please follow this guide here to perform a System File Check of Windows:

How to run SFC /scannow from Command Prompt - Tech Support Forum

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When I try to install Adobe Reader X it says:

"Error 1402. Could not open key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\...\MSFS

Verify that you have sufficient access to that key, or contact your support personnel."

So how do I give myself access to that key?

Thank you

Answer:Solved: How Do I Give Permission Registry?

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Sorry for the post I figured it out !!!

Answer:Solved: File Permission Problem !!


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I have four Windows XP machines. One of these is considered my main computer. All four can see each other. Two of the four have the correct permissions to modify files on the main computer but cannot. The permissions seem to be correct. One of the four does not have permission to modify files on the main computer but can modify files. I can't seem to figure out these two issues. I don't know what changed but it used to work just fine.

Is it best just to rename the workgroup these four computers are in and start from scratch? Is there any harm doing this?

Answer:Solved: Permission wackiness on four XP Pro machines

You can configure all of them for Simple Sharing, which should simplify networking. Are you sure this is not a firewall issue?

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I have 4 xp pro sp3 machines + a wireless Vista Laptop network behind a Cisco 804 Router... I know this is well behind the power curve.. but it's my only choice with reasonable latency. This machine is the master browser not accessible to the other machines but is serving my squeeze box and is routable to the net. I can ping it and it has an assigned local ip Address & DNS. The nbstat -n & Ipconfig /all as follows:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
C:\Documents and Settings\John *****>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : bookends-e96796
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/1000 CT Network Connect
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-11-2F-D1-C6-92
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . :

C:\Documents and Settings\John *****>
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
C:\Documents and Settings\John *****>nbtstat -n
Local Area Connection:
Node IpAddress: [] Scope Id: []
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Answer:Solved: \\****** is not accessible.You may not have the permission to use this networ

i don't see anything wrong with your stats. routers should be named with the ip, but i don't think that's an issue at this point.

since you're hardwired in it doesn't sound like anything with your router or your internet, or your computer.

actually... wait... i missed this. you need to enable your dhcp lease. if needed you should set it up with a manual address making sure you're not taking up someone else's ip address. if that's an issue with your router (which it could be) you may need to change your router settings so it automatically gives ip ad's to computers via dhcp. if everything is enabled and all your settings are correct you may need to just reboot your router, and then when all connections are active, reboot all your computers.

if that's not it, it's probably a vista bug. i've heard about so many people having problems with vista there's a good chance of that.
that would require a repair with the vista boot discs, or a full reinstall. (hoprefully you won't have to go quite that far, since it's a pain in the *you know what*).

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When I backed up all of my pictures and then restored them all on a new computer the permissions set got messed up. The user account name was the same but the name in the permission list is "unknown user".

I can right click on an individual picture, go to properties, then security and add "Everyone" as a user and give it full permission. But that takes time and I have thousands of pictures.

Is there a way to change the permission on groups of them, rather than just one at a time?

Answer:Solved: All of my pictures need permission change

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When I try to access my network from a computer I just added to the existing 'Workgroup," this error message appears:
1850 HOUSE (workgroup name) is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this system resource.

FYI, I am the system administrator.

What needs to be done?

Thanks, {redoak}

Answer:Solved: Workgroup is not accessible- may not have permission

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I was receiving the same error on an old system that I was troubleshooting

I found some gems under

Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Local Security

-> Deny Access to this computer from the network !

And the Guest Account had been restricted !

Take that away and all was Great.


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Every day I have another folder or file that won't open because "I" dont have permission. It is getting daily more files forbidden to open. Now I can't even see my own pictures. I never had a problem on any version of Windows until Win7.
I have tried everything I could read up from Google but nothing helps. I just don't understand what to really do to see my files. I am the only one on this computer. I have Kaspersky, run Malwarebytes nearly daily and SuperantiSpyware. I have Malwaresearch so I never open anything that is not green. Nothing is ever found. It does not matter if the folder or files is on the laptop or on an external drive.

What is it that I don't understand how to take ownership of my files? I have not changed anything on the system. Also many of my pictures suddenly refuse to be shown, it says either they are corrupted or too large. I have no problem to see them on the XP laptop. All I want is to delete double files and pictures. Any help would be very much appreciated.

Answer:Solved: permission denied, Win7

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have two computers hooked on a router both running windows xp. Both connect to the internet fine.
I ran Network Wizard to connect the two to share files.
Problem is....
Computer A doesn't have access to files on Computer B
Computer B doesnt have access to Computer A

All im getting is the message:
" \\name of computer is not accessible. You might not have permission to use the network resource. Contact the administrator of the server to find out if you have access permissions".

Please advise how to solve this.
Terry net I have tried you comment on a different thread( I am looking for further asstitance. Any one else who can help please Help

Answer:Solved: HELP!\\computer is not accessible.You might not have permission to use this n

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Every time I want to open a program or install, etc., I get an alert asking for permission. I obviously approve of it or I wouldn't have tried opening that file. Is there a general way to turn off these alerts so I can add or subtract programs without this alert??

Answer:Solved: Vista Permission Alets

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Originally Virus Heat installed itself onto my computer then we added CA Security anti virus and anti spyware protection. This cleaned up some of the problem but I had to download spybot search and destroy to find more spyware. There was a lot of Z lob spyware on the computer. I have spent countless hours on the phone with tech support with Time Warner who is my internet provider who suggested the CA Security that isn't picking up on everything. Now when I run a full scan with CA on my computer it says there are no infections but I keep getting a pop up from CA saying there are 33 infected items. The pop up is random- it isn't in connection with the anti-virus scan. They aren't deleted or quarentened, the pop up just states the file name, infection name, type which is "file" and status which is infected. There are 10 win32/vmalum.ccpy, 19 win32/crushpy!generic, 1 win32/vmalum.ccqd, 2 win32/bewschy.d and 1 vmalum.ccqa. The files aren't quarentened so I can't go in and delete them and when I run the scan to clean them up it isn't picking up on them. So CA anti virus scan isn't picking up on these infected files but then again it is because the pop up knows they are there? Does this make sense? Almost like it knows they are there but it can't do anything with them? Time Warner suggested I get a trojan hunter, is this appropriate? Are you familiar with these infection types? I have googled the names but nothing comes u... Read more

Answer:Win32/bewschy.d, Win32/vmalum.ccpy, Win32/vmalum.ccqa,win32/crushpy!generic, Win32/vmalum.ccqd

What OS (Win 2K, XPsp1, XPsp2, Vista) are you using? Have you tried doing your scans in "Safe Mode"? Are you doing scans while logged into the "Administrator Account" or an "account with administrator privileges"? You need to start there first. If rescanning in Safe Mode does not help, then do this:Please perform an online scan with Kaspersky WebScannerClick on You will be promted to install an ActiveX component from Kaspersky, Click The program will launch and then begin downloading the latest definition files:Once the files have been downloaded click on Now click on In the scan settings make that the following are selected:Scan using the following Anti-Virus database:Extended (if available otherwise Standard)
Scan Options:Scan Archives
Scan Mail BasesClick Now under select a target to scan:Select My ComputerThis will program will start and scan your system.The scan will take a while so be patient and let it run.Once the scan is complete it will display if your system has been infected.Now click on the Save as Text button:Save the file to your desktop.Copy and paste the scan results in your next reply.

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- recently, in trying to combat a particularly nasty hacker that corrupted my last hard drive so bad i couldn't reformat it and put a password virus on it, i bought another hard drive that's already infected and i've found three trojans with superantispyware plus more in a previous scan despite having this drive less than a month. my PC would totally lock up when trying to watch videos, so i started deleting flash, java and disabling active X when scans with SaS, avast, malwarebytes, stinger, hijackthis, anti-malware, threatfire & eset nod online, and uninstalling C++ couldn't stop the slowdown and got rid of SOME of the problem tonight with autorun unchecking several citrix systems' programs that shouldn't be on my PC with several of them being malicious according to research, but now i can't get flash working again. i've also noticed some kind of block that refuses to let me install explorer 8. i've tried the "right click as administrator" trick to install flash 11 but only get current user and my named user without a password options, neither of which worked. - i've also tried unzipping in the flash 11 folder to no avail per adobe's own suggestion and keep getting the same a required file (H:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromedia\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe:5) could not be written due to insufficient permissions error message. it could be that i deleted that option with hijackthis ... Read more

Answer:Solved: no flash install permission XP home

Sounds like your firewall is not able enough, the one built in to XP certainly isn't. You need a third-party firewall. I use Norton Internet Security and I've never had any of the problems you've had - none at all in fact. For good protection you have to pay for it.

Wipe your drive (not just a format) with DBAN from a bootable CD: (some malware can survive a format, but not when wiped with DBAN).

Then re-install Windows and immediately install a decent firewall ( plus antivirus of course).

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Just wondering if anyone knows of a program that will copy files and folders along thier permissions. I came across the Scopy stuff on M$ but just wondering if there is a easier way....a GUI is always nice.

Answer:Solved: File and permission copy program

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earlier i downloaded c&c 3 uprising....i had a problem with running the game so i researched on the net to find some solutions and found one....after fixing what was wrong/missing i needed to install the game again...i ran the setup then on the window showed access denied so i tried to delete the file folder and just unzip another one...but no luck at all i cant delete the file folder!!! it says "You require permission from BACCHUS\ADMIN1 to make changes to this folder."



and PLEASE DO e-mail me at:


Answer:[SOLVED] hey guys! i may have made permission problems for my self please help!

(C&C 3 Uprising?, C&C.RA:3-Uprising I guess.)

Where did you download it from?

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I get a \\computer1\folder not accessible message when selecting via explorer. \\computer1 works fine but when I add any of the displayed folders, I get a permisssion access error message. When I select any folder after typing \\computer1\folder in the address box of Explorer, I cannot display its properties as I can with \\computer2. I need this in order to find out why access permission is granted.

XP pro with all the updates etc ...

Could someone help please? I have average knowledge of computers but network and access problems always stump me.



Answer:Solved: folder permission denied (agan)

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Before installing Windows 7 Pro on top of Vista on my laptop I made 2 backups of the computer on the C: drive. The first backup was incomplete which is why I made the second one. Once Windows & was sucessfully running I checked the C drive and noticed I have 20.5GB free of 65.7GB. I checked the size of the first backup and it is in excess of 20GB. I have tried to delete the file but I get the message " you require permission from SYSTEM to to make changes to this folder".

I am already signed in as the administrator and I have removed the protection from the C drive but I am still getting the message above.

Can someone please guide me through the job of getting permission from SYSTEM so I can reclaim some disc space?


Answer:[SOLVED] Need SYSTEM permission to make changes to this folder

Hi -

Activate the hidden Admin user account and try deletion -

Regards. . .



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My system has 3 computers running Windows XP Professional on a Microsoft Workgroup Network with usernames that DO NOT use passwords. It is used in my home and access is restricted to my family and not the Internet by the personal firewall and router firewalls.

This lack of a user password has caused problems in the past with Task Scheduler not working correctly and I have modified the Registry under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa to change limitblankpassworduse to "0" instead of "1" to make the scheduler work correctly.

I purchased a new terabyte external hard drive that was pre-formatted as an NTFS single partition to use as a backup drive using Norton Ghost.

I regularly have shared the hard drive on one of my computers with the other two, so I am familiar with sharing and Security rights.

When the new drive was added to the main computer either as a USB attached drive or as an eSATA connection, I could read and write to the drive from the main computer. However, when I marked it as a shared drive with full rights to others, I could see it from my remote networked computer but when accessed I would get the message: "<drive name> is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource"

I have tried many suggestions from the web including the ones from Microsoft support. They include:
Regedit and set limitblankpasswords to zero
Regedit and set restrictanonymous to zero
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I want to rename c:\windows\system 32\catroot2 .

Because I am having problems with obtaining the updates on a Vista Home Premium SP 0 computer.

On my computer, Vista Ultimate, SP0, I tried to rename it, logged on as "XX", member of Administrators group.

UAC is off.

I activated THE "Administrator" account & established a password.

Still, I am unable to change the file name. I checked the properties of "catroot2"

"You need permission to perform this action"

At, I found this, which makes no sense to me.
takeown /F D:\folder
cacls D:\folder /g Users:F

I do not understand.

Your guidance is eagerly anticipated.


Answer:Solved: folder rename permission needed

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Hi i am currently working on access 2003 and the problem is that whenever i try and change permissions for the admin user ,which is the one it signs me in on by default, it doesn't let me because the admin has no permissions! After 10 minutes of setting permissions for the various users i have it seems to have wiped them all including those of the original default admin and i can not do anything to my database now it has effectively locked me out please please please someone message me back asap thank you.

Answer:Solved: Access 2003 Permission Problems

someone suggested repairing the software with the original installation disk would this work?

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I have a desktop running win xp & an HP pavillion laptop running vista. I have been doing file sharing for some time but now i suddenly get the following error msg on the xp:

\\<folder on the vista pc>\ is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator to find out if you have access permissions.

Access is denied.

On the laptop running vista i get:

\\<folder on xp pc>\ is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator to find out if you have access permissions.
Not enough server storage is available to process this command.
Notice the added line about server storage

I am the administrator & have never installed any passwords. All the folders are set to share mode. There is 20GB available on the laptop & 82 GB available on the XP.
I found some info on the net & tsg about & used regedit to go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver\parameters.
& changed the IRPStackSize to 15 on each pc. FYI: the irpstacksize line was not in either registry but I followed instruction to add it. It didn't work
I have been at this all day & am totally out of ideas.

FYI: I installed some new software in the last week:
Acronis true image home 2009"
JVC power tools 2009
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Answer:Solved: cannot file share. Permission denied

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I have a network setup and operating successfully between machines running XP and Visa. The Vista file sharing is currently set to "everyone". I'd like to improve security on the Vista machine by limiting access to users logged on to machines on the network.

When I go to adanced sharing | permissions, the only user names I see are "everyone" and the logged on user name on the Vista machine. When I try to add the user name from the XP computer the check names always fails.

The problem seems to be that the only location recognized for searching is the Vista computer. How can I add the XP computer as a place to search? Or am I missing something else?

Thanks for any help you can offer.


Answer:Solved: Vista file sharing permission

That new user needs to have a user account on the Vista machine with the same name/password as on the client machine.

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I hadn't used this computer for awhile. I added much data and wanted to save to disk
When I tried numerous times I get the same message on all three drives- Parameter-incorrect - permission- need to contact administer

I don't want to do system restore because i would lose all the info I've added

Have made no changes but did have several power outages that shut down machine

I need help- Please

p.s. I forgot to add- I CAN access these drives- Just can't save to them

Answer:Solved: Can't save to D, E, or F--perameter incorrect-Do not have permission

did chkdsk Solved problem

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I installed XP on a friend's computer onto a fresh hard drive, leaving his old one on the same IDE channel (it's an old computer), but I just made one master and one slave.

When we went to try and move over his user folder from the old hard drive, it gave us the ol' 'Permission Denied'. I'm being told by a few of my other tech friends that you need to set the security permission for the folder, but I don't really know if that's the solution. I activated the Security tab on all folders, but I haven't tried to mess with it because I don't rightly know what to do.

If anyone has a solution so my friend can get his files off his old user folder, I would be very grateful.

Thanks, guys.

Answer:[SOLVED] User Folder - Permission Denied

Welcome back to TSF

You need to take ownership of the files.


You can find out how to take ownership of a file/folder here:

And you can find out about changing permissions to files/folders here:

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Hello my friends:

I don't know if this is a Vista issue or a MS Word issue:

I tried to "save as" a document specifically to my personally named user folder and got an error message that said:

// "C:\Users\Paul\Documents\Forex\Forex newsletter.docx
// You don't have permission to save in this location.
// Contact the administrator to obtain permission.
// Would you like to save in the Documents folder instead?"

I am the administrator and I don't know what's going on with this! I'd give the permission if I knew how!

Is this related?
I've noticed that I have inadvertently been using the "user/documents" path for some saves and I've wanted (still do) to STOP using that and make my own, named folder the default.

How do I stop getting these messages and how to I change the default save to the folder I really want to be using?

Sometimes I feel that Vista is an example of over-improvement and is less easy to now. I *hate* having to waste precious time with little, diddly-squat issues like this one!

It seems to me that good software ought to seem "invisible" to the user and the tasks for which it is used (like a good sound system should be invisible to the music it conveys). I don't think Vista is really terrible, but I just wish programmers would know when to stop being overly helpful.

Answer:Solved: Permission to Save? Change Defaults?

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i was clicking around like a maniac and for some reason denied all user accoun ts from entering a folder on my desktop. how the hell do i get back in it? i feel retarted.

Answer:[SOLVED] accidently denied my self permission to folder!!

Boot into Safe Mode and log into the built in Administrator account (you will need the Admin Password if one is set, other wise leave it blank) Reset the permissions for the folder. Restart the computer, see if that solves the problem.

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I'm new to Windows Vista having gotten my first laptop with VISTA preinstalled. However I notice whenever I ask Vista to do something it confirmes that I have asked it to do something and then it asks for permission again.

How do I stop this?

Answer:Solved: How Do I Stoip Vista from Asking for Permission All The Time?

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Please help. Along with the above virus? names I have an icon down in the bottom right corner that flashes from a yellow X to a yellow ? with a message telling me I have a Critical System error and to go to that site and download software....

I have AVAST and ran a full scan and did come up with several files with virus/trojan names; these files went into the Virus Chest. I deleted the Temp ones but decided not to delete anything else until I know what is going on. I have since ran the Clean Up through Avast and rescanned twice. Did not show any new stuff although there were 6 files that it was not able to scan. It appears that my C drive has all the problems.

One other thing I did notice was that when I went into Device Manager there is the big yellow question mark next to something identified as optional device and below that another question mark as RAID something. Also, down below the volume game controller file? there are several things that have a big yellow exclamation marks......

Someone showed me last night the process to remove the Adware(??) and the icon and clean this up and but I was not at home so I just reviewed the info, decided that I should be able to do it and just wrote down this website address. So, now I have here but do not know where to get started.................

Thanks for you help!

Answer:Win32:zlob; Win32:ageng-a; Win32:adan-007; Win32:enumplus And On And On

Sorry you didn't get a reply sooner.Here's what to do.Follow the directions in this topic: post a new topic with your HJT log here: a brief description of your problem, and provide a title similar to the one you have here.Please be patient, as the HJT team is very busy. Do not bump your log as the team may think that someone is already helping you. If you have not had a response in five days add a reply to this topic: and paste in the link to your HJT topic there.Orange Blossom

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I am receiving the following error in the Event Viewer from the source DistributedCOM (Windows 8.1 64 bit) :
The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID class identitification
 and APPID identification
 to the user Lenovo\Ewa with security identification SID
(S-1-5-21-1287633286-651115146-4152900111-1001) from the address LocalHost (using

LRPC) acting in the application container with identity SID
This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.
It regards Zinio Reader application.
Please advice how can I fix the problem.
Thanks and best regards, Ewa

Answer:The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID

Hi Ewa,
It's just a example instead of your real ID.
The ID of yours {316CDED5-E4AE-4B15-9113-7055D84DCC97} must be in that list. Have you attempt to find it?
I have search it on my lab computer(Windows 8.1)as below:
Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact [email protected]

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Hi ,How are you. I get this error over and over again in the Event Viewer:

1203 - Description              : The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID

                                   and APPID

                                   to the user NT AUTHORITY\LOCAL SERVICE SID (S-1-5-19)
from address LocalHost (Using LRPC) running in the application container Unavailable SID (Unavailable). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.

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A wire came loose in my laptop charger so I asked for a replacement, but the supplier was adamant that there was something wrong with the port in my laptop, not the charger (he was wrong), so they took it away to fix. Anyway, a member of their staff took my hard drive out to copy a couple of my files to a disk for me as I needed them asap and couldn't get my laptop charging. Apparently that's all they did.

Today I got my laptop back and things are not right. I am the administrator and there are no other user accounts on my computer. I am recognised as the administrator when I go on Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\User Accounts. But now all of a sudden I can't access Music, Pictures, Videos or Documents from the start menu. It just does nothing and says nothing when I click on them. I went on 'Computer' and tried to access them from the 'Libraries' menu at the left side. It didn't let me and didn't come up with any error message. It also didn't let me see the properties of them or do any of the other right-click options. It was saying at the bottom that they were completely empty, so I just deleted them and thought I'd make new ones with the 'Create Library' option. But when I go on this it says "Unable to create the file 'New Library.library-ms' Access is denied". I tried to restore the four Libraries from my recycle bin. It came up with a message saying "You'll need to provi... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 asking me for permission or saying I do not have permission to make changes

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I have 2 programs on two seperate computers where UAC comes up and asks me if I wish to run the programs. These programs do not require administrator rights (Truecrypt and iSpy) and the check beside "Run program as administrator" is not checked in either the shortcut or the actual executable file. Can someone shed some light on this?

Answer:UAC requesting permission to run programs that don't need permission.

Hi -
2 quick questions -
Have the programs been updated in any way, and do you see the UAC Shield beside / on the desktop icons ??

Thanks -

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Yesterday I successfully managed to share my Windows 7 Home Premium PC with my home network so that I can access it for file management from other computers on my network at home. I have got full access to the Windows 7 PC from a Netbook running XP and from a Macbook laptop but.... when I try to access the macbook shared folder called Drop Box from either the Windows 7 PC or from the Netbook XP, the Windows system denies access to the Folder. Both computers can see the Drop Box folder in the list but a box comes up with this message:-

Windows cannot access \\MACINTOSH\drop box You do not have permission to access \\MACINTOSH\drop box Contact
your network administrator to request access.

So I was puzzled by this as I am the administrator on the Windows 7 and I have set access to the drop box folder on the macbook by putting a tick in the SHARED FOLDER for that specific folder. And the macbook is communicating on the same shared network WORKGROUP and sees the Windows PC by its normal name in the correct way.

Confused beyond belief, I looked up the help and it only tells me to contact the owner of the folder and ask permission to access the file. This is quite ridiculous or appears that way as I have given it all the permissions that I know how to.

I also found that the macbook will happily send and fetch files from the Windows 7 PC but it won't send a document to the Printer (Canon) on the windows 7 even though I have set that printer as shared.

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Answer:Solved: Strange Access permission Administrator problem

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Ok, Vista Ult. on an nVidia MOBO, quad CPU 2.4 GHz(intel) 4Gig Ram 1Gig nVidia Video.
Ok, so the system can "rock with Vista", but suddenly, the "local" admin account lost permissions for 50% of ALL programs and folders. Then the same day, the "hidden" admin account, cannot run, access, remove, or make file or program changes. what gives????

I ran the admin cmd "takeown" for the hidden admin account, but that didn't make any change in the permissions. Programs still request "You do not have permission to ________" you fill in the blank, it occurs with anything . . .
Any ideas as to how one re-sets global permissions for an "admin" account?

Oh, and yes, I have A/V and antimalware running, upto date, and have scanned the whole system. AVG, SuperAntiSpyware, AdAware, Spysweeper,
Rootkit revealer, etc . . . All clean??
Any help would be GREAT !!!!!!!

Answer:[SOLVED] Hidden Admin no longer has permission rights?

Hi, how did you activate the "hidden admin" account in Vista? I use it occasionally and requires that I open a CMD prompt by right clicking and selecting "run as administrator" (you can set this to always be the case) now at the prompt type :- net user administrator /active:yes or to turn off substitute "yes " with "no". Reboot to have the Admin option on boot.

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I have experienced three "bouts" of having my home page revert to various things, including:; and
the "runonce" original sign-on page from IE 7 (first page you see after installation.

I've tried many things to fix the problem and it may seem to be okay for a bit, and then, the next time I open IE 7, it reverts again. Also, my default search engine changes to MSN as well.

I posted a thread three days ago (on Internet & Networking) and, before getting effective help, thought it was solved and I marked it so.

I have a suspicous looking file in my temp folder: GLB1A2B.EXE (don't recall seeing it before).

Anyway, thought I'd check here to see if I have some malcious process in my system.

Thanks for any help you might be able to give.

Here's my HJT log from this evening (9/11/08):


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:04:39 PM, on 9/11/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20861)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
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I have UAC disabled and have always been able to clean up my start menu by cutting and pasting the folders into categories I created. This morning I installed a Powerpoint add-on which created its own start menu entry. On attempting to cut the folder and paste it into the Microsoft Office category I got an error message saying I need permission to perform that action. This is the first time that has happened to me. My account is the only one on this machine and of course, it's an administrator account.

I checked Local Policy but could find nothing applicable.

Any ideas on how to get around this please?

Answer:Solved: Since when does an administrator require permission? (Vista headache!)

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My laptop mobo fried and I took out the HD to retrieve the data. I hooked it up via usb to a desktop. I can access the drive but when I get to my user folder it won't allow me access saying I don't have permission to access it

How can I get access? It won't let me change the sharing option.
the OS on the drive is WIn7 Home Premium


Answer:Solved: External drive permission problem: can't access

You have to take Ownership of the folders, see this Microsoft site on how to do that:

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Hi, I have Windows 7, was trying to change one host file which involves adding one line to it and every time when I try to save it i get a response "can not change the file, ask permission from administrator". I am administrator and only one using this computer. I thought administrator is able to change files on a computer without a problem.I've read through other threads here regarding similar issues but none of them solves my problem.
I'm not very tech savvy, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Solved: Can not change the file, asked administrator permission

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My old PC was threatening to konk out in a major way, so I made certain to back up all important data before it finally gave up the ghost. The most important data for us is, of course, our email.
I was running Outlook 2002 on Windows XP for quite a long time. I backed up our Outlook 2002 personal folders as .pst files.
Our old machine zonked out and today we bought a machine with Vista installed. I have successfully gotten Office XP with Outlook 2003 installed onto the new PC and am now trying to import our old email folders from the backup I made.

Unfortunately, when I try to import the files, I am presented with the following error:

File access is denied. You do not have the permission required to access the file E:\inbox.pst

I hope that someone here is able to tell me that all is not lost and that I will not have to tell my wife that all of our backedf up email is gone, gone, gone.

Any help will be appreciated.

Answer:Solved: No permission to import backed up Outlook folders?

Sounds like an easy fix - read here:
and here:
Just make sure the file is not read-only, and if E is a CD. copy it to your hard drive and then try again.

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Skipping the long story, I'll just say that I had to wipe my drive and reinstall Vista from scratch. I knew I was going to have to do it before my computer completely choked, though, so I went to the Drivers folder and copied everything directly onto an external harddrive. I thought I could then reinstall Vista from a disk, copy/paste the drivers for my hardware, and I'd be good to go.

I have reinstalled Vista (I didn't get a disk with the laptop, so this was a general Windows setup disk that I got from somebody else without my laptop's drivers on it [w/ my own key, of course]) and all went well with that. I have, however, mediocre sound and video, no wireless, etc. So I copied/pasted my drivers into the Drivers folder. Except when I did, I had to skip overwriting ~228 "conflicts" because I didn't have permission to do that. I tried to change the "Read Only" setting on the folder, but I got the same message about permission and access being denied. So I can't install all my drivers, and I suspect if I could, everything would start working.

Is there anyway I can get Vista to let me do this, or am I going about it the wrong way?

Answer:[SOLVED] Just reinstalled Vista: need permission to reinstall drivers

You could go to the manufacture web site of the laptop and download the drivers save to disk or flash drive from the computer you are on now and transfer them to the laptop.

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When trying to run Announcements 5.0 I received the following message:

"This application has failed to start because LEAD51N.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."

While trying to re-install the program I received this message:

"C: \Windows\SYSTEM 32\CONFIG.NT. Error Code 0x0. You do not have sufficient privilege to access this file. See your system administrator. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application."

My setup:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4000+, x64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1981 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 294963 MB, Free - 62506 MB; D: Total - 10239 MB, Free - 6403 MB; J: Total - 953634 MB, Free - 934837 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc, 0YY821, A00, ..CN7082174QF034.
Antivirus: ThreatFire, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Please help. Thanks. . .

Answer:Solved: Access Permission Denied When Attempting to Load Software

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I messed up! Big time. (at least in my mind)

I have a laptop with a drive that is partitioned. C = programs and D = files, pics, music, etc. I have to share my laptop with a family member for awhile and I don't like them looking at my stuff, so I thought I would be savvy and change the permissions so they, as a user, couldn't read or write that drive. Since I have a administrator account I figured this was the best way to protect my privacy. WRONG!!! Now when I log in, as me, the administrator, I can not access the drive. If I click on My Computer, I see drive C with 11gb free, but drive D just says NFTS.

How can I undo this mistake?

Thanks for the HELP !!!

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i am using an admin account, but for some reason i have lost control of my desktop.
screenshots below:

i am now unable to save/create files/folders/shortcuts on my desktop.
i have already re-disabled uac from control panel,
i have also set:

to 0
i ran a malwarebyte scan but it came out clean.
i am running windows vista Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2

any help would be greatly appreciated!

Answer:[SOLVED] [vista]admin user requires permission for desktop

Please attach screenshots to your next post. The amazon clouddrive pics are not showing.

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So I've been having troubles with my computer and reformatted my Vista hard drive (two partitions on two drives). My Vista is working perfectly now, but I cannot say that much about XP. I have the XP installation disc, but I need to grab a few files from it. It's been a little too long since my last backup.

Now the problem is, one of my folders says I don't have permission to access it. I do not change the permission on my folders, I am positive that this one does not have any changed permissions. Anyways, it tells me that I've been denied and to change the permissions.

I've gone in and changed the permission of the folder, it's a large folder with tons of small files in it, thousands of files I've placed there. However, it always reverts the permissions back to what they previously were, which is not accept or deny anything. I've specifically changed it to my user, which is the admin account and has full access.

However, when changing individual folders (ones that do not have sub-folders, it seems to allow it and let me change it to myself, and then copy the folder). There's just too many folders to do that. Help?

Answer:[SOLVED] Trouble copying files from XP partition: permission issue

How to take ownership of files/folders:

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My Vista Ultimate Laptop had a problem installing a new printer but I think this was only a symptom of what might be the real problem. The thread that helped me solve the printer install is here: [SOLVED] Can't install printer drivers for Brother MFC-J615W

After uninstalling Vista Ultimate sp2 I reinstalled Ultimate using the upgrade dvd I have. I was able to install the printer after that BUT I have lost a few programs that don't want to reinstall or allow me to uninstall and reinstall without telling me that I do not have permission to delete or change certain files. I tried repairing the permissions and I am attaching the Scesrv.log file here. I'm not a tech person; but glancing through this log it looks like I must have set up the Administrator account wrong? I am the administrator but it also says there is no administrator and the administrator is not signed in etc. I think I get a general idea but do not have an understanding of what is in the log file. I can definitely follow instructions!

Any help is greatly appreciated! Thank you!

Answer:[SOLVED] Problems Installing/Deleting/Uninstalling &amp; Permission Errors

Unfortunately this is already starting to get worse. I can't update my Livedrive which is my online backup, I'm getting an error that says to make sure I have permission to update this file - the file is a url shortcut and I checked the security on the file and I have full control. I also get an error message when I launch iTunes, its another program I had to reinstall but it won't install without errors. I'm attaching the error and another one that pops up but not sure what its about.

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Hi everyone. I find this forum very informative and quite interesting. I'm glad I found it. I do need help in getting rid of these that my scans have found. I use Spybot, Ad-Aware, and AVG on a Windows XP home edition. The Spybot and Ad-Aware found: Win32.backdoor.agent and Win32.trojandownloader.agent. Unfortunately, the AVG did not see these. Any help would be appreciated. The HJT log is below.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:51:36 PM, on 11/11/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\FRISK Software\F-PROT Antivirus for Windows\FPAVServer.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Ed... Read more

Answer:Solved: Scans detected Win32.backdoor.agent & Win32.trojandownloader.agent Please help

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The pandascanner has been scanning for more than 3 days straight, and has only reached 29%? And i doesn't have an especially large computer.
Is it normal?????
I have found the Trojans "Trojan.win32.monder.gen" and "Trojan.win32.Dialer.hh"
If it is normal or there is nothing you can do just dont answer this thread, and i will wait until the scan is done.

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Hello everyone!

I come here with a "bug" that is really really starting to cause problems.

Firstly, I would like to direct you to this thread.

I asked for help on another forum and well you can see what we went through, however they were not able to completely solve the problem.

I've done some quick tests, and it has basically ended up being that whenever an exe file is involved, Windows will go crazy with permissions or something.

The behaviour is pretty much that I try to delete a folder with exe files in it, and it will tell me that I do not have permission to do so. If I go inside the folder, I can delete the files no problem. Once they're gone, I can delete the folder.

But other instances are that when I try to delete some files, the file will remain, but it won't be there, my computer will say that I need to specify the correct path. Then after a few minutes, the file will actually disappear.

This has become quite a nuisance, because for example, I need to run Punkbuster so I can play some games. Punkbuster runs 2 services, PnkbstrA.exe and PnkbstrB.exe

PnkbstrB.exe is created by PnkbstrA.exe when a game is launched and it's updated on-the-fly. This is a problem, since my system will then deny access to PnkbstrB.exe, so A can't delete/update or do anything to the file for a few minutes, and I'll just end up being kicked in-game because I don't have B.

If I go into the Syswow64 folder, B is there, but you can'... Read more

Answer:Solved: File Access Denied - You need permission to perform this action - Windows 7

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Question: win32 Question

Hello, I was bored and went to download the free Everquest 2 trail version from their official sony station website. I downloaded the launcher but as I went to run it my Avast! program said that it contained the win32 malware. What does this do exactly? I know win32 used to be (if not still) a valid directory in previous versions of windows. (which could just be their clever way of disguising it). Anyway, I did not run the program, but was just wondering how serious it was and how/why it could be in the official download from a well known company.

Secondly, but much less important...most malware comes from executables right? image files or music or documents are generally clean, right? I had to reformat my harddrive before because of malicous programs, but I kept backups of my music and images and far no virus protection warnings, but just wanted to be sure that even though they were on the infected machine previously, those types of files aren't plagued as well.

Thanks in advance.

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