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I beseech the wisdom of the HardGawds: SFTP (SSH) User Permission settings

Question: I beseech the wisdom of the HardGawds: SFTP (SSH) User Permission settings

I have successfully configured my server to allow SSH connections using OpenSSH. I'm able to log in as an administrator and browse files by command line.

When I don't use UNC for my home directories (as I do with my domain under user accounts so I have a home directory) I am able to browse files within Filezilla.

The problem is that I *cannot* log into the SFTP site with an account if it does not have administrative rights. Is there a specific right that I need to grant to that user account using ntrights.exe? I'm baffled. So close, yet still so insecure.

I'm tempted to just use FTPS with Serv-U or something. Can't remember if that will run as a service.

Oh, I'm using Windows 2003, Enterprise Edition (MSDNAA)

Thanks in advance, and if you require any additional information, please let me know!

My next step will to be able to figure out how to apply virtual directories for my users.

--Fox

Edit: Oh, and yes, the users do have permission to access their home directories.

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Answer: I beseech the wisdom of the HardGawds: SFTP (SSH) User Permission settings

You *might* have better luck in the OS based forum for this... maybe...

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I'm not griping this time!

I've set up a limited account on my computer, and when I was testing it out, I noticed that I was able to manipulate the settings to the anti-virus program that's installed. How do I, using my administrator account, prevent the limited account from messing with it? I've hidden as many folders as possible, but the task bar icon is still visible and I can't hide it. And I can't right-click the task bar icon and mess with the security settings that way.

Answer:User account permission settings

Robwood,

The problem is more with your Internet Security software than with Vista. If you make the files for the Internet Security software inaccessible to a limited user - that software might not work properly for that user. Most Internet Security software (i.e. Norton, McAfee) allows you to install parental controls and give you the ability to control WHAT Windows users can or cannot do (including the manipulation of the software's settings).

What Internet Security Software are you using? Have you installed parental controls? Did you install the software while logged in as "Administrator"?

Let me know and I can probably offer more assistance.

- John

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As a less than knowledgeable computer user I stupidly changed my User "Permission Allow" check marks. I now get a "failed to enumerate objects in the container. Access denied." Of coarse I didn't write down what was originally checked off in the "Allow" box.

Would there be a listing of default settings so I can recheck the 3 categories and boxes within them to original. "System", "My Name With email address", and "Administrators"?

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Somehow, the user permission settings have been changed to 'everyone' and I cannot get access to

A) Regedit
B) Run as administrator
C) wmimgmt.msc nor
D) Microsoft Security Essentials (for update)

I have installed and run updated malwarebytes, also, cleaned %temp% and prefetch folders; What steps can I take to regain access to my computer? *I do not have the installation CD nor backup restore point.

Here are links I've used so far to solve these problems:
A):Cannot access regedit.
B):No Run as Administrator option on an admin account
"Everyone" group vs "Users" group
C): ...
D): ...
#Windows 7 Ultimate 64BIT

Answer:User Permission Settings, Regedit dll, wmimgmt.msc security malfunctio

Do you still need assistance with this issue?

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Hey, there seems to be a problem with the internet where I stay at. There aren't very many experts or technical people that I know, so I thought I might ask here.

When I browse and download through the internet (firefox etc, web browser), my downloads go at about 50KB/s.

When I use SCP or SFTP to connect to my dedicated server and transfer files back and forth, I download at about 300KB/s.

Is there any way I can setup firefox to tunnel through whatever scp and sftp uses to connect, and browse the internet with that?

That or, setup a proxy on my server, and use the scp or sftp connection to connect to that proxy, and have firefox download through that?

Thanks a lot.
 

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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
{C2F03A33-21F5-47FA-B4BB-156362A2F239}
 and APPID identification
{316CDED5-E4AE-4B15-9113-7055D84DCC97} 
 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
ZinioLLC.Zinio_2.1.0.317_x64__0q6dqzpp40p2e
(S-1-15-2-720185855-2675332291-2976434075-758544043-626028312-300598871-2309835828.
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:

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

                                  {D63B10C5-BB46-4990-A94F-E40B9D520160}
                                   and APPID

                                  {9CA88EE3-ACB7-47C8-AFC4-AB702511C276}
                                   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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I'll keep this as short and sweet as possible. I need to design a network around the following caveats:

1) Main wireless router (WRT54G) and Modem (just generic cable) are located on bottom floor of three story house
2) PS3 is located on second floor, configured to use wireless G WPA connection to router
3) Multiple laptops on third floor that need wireless G access

Equipment available:

WRT54G, WRT160N, WRT120N (all at default, updated firmware levels)

I'm trying to get my latency on the PS3 lower. It's been getting dramatically worse recently, and I'm not sure why. Doesn't seem to be any intrusion attempts and there are no rogue computers running torrents or spyware on the network. It's not the connection itself because a roommate has a PS3 (also hooked up on wireless through the same router, albeit on the same floor, about 10 feet away with a clear LOS to the router) and has no latency issues...or not nearly as many, at least. I'm basically trying to match my latency to his. It's /only/ latency and not throughput, because running a speedtest on my PS3's brower returns 12/4mbit down and up, respectively. Tracerts run on a laptop from the third floor (which should have dramatically worse latency than the PS3) generally complete routes in <20 ms.

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Answer:Resident Home Networking Gurus: Help, I beseech you!

Is there any way you can run a single Cat5 cable between the floors? Not "wiring the house" so much as just running a single line from the bottom of the house up to the top? If so, you could configure one of the additional routers as an access point on a higher floor. Then your devices would only have to make a wireless connection across a few rooms on the same floor, rather than all the way down to the first floor.

Are the floors on completely separate meters or just separate circuits? I'm assuming you mean meter, as I think most powerline networking devices work across breakers. Often different rooms are on different breakers, so it would be somewhat worthless if you were limited to the same breaker.


If you're stuck with a wireless bridge, you'll just have to maximize the signal:

The antennas on most NAT routers are omnidirectional and send the RF out in a plane perpendicular to the antenna rod in all directions. If you have the antennas vertical on the router on the first floor, the majority of the signal is going directly sideways on the first floor. You may get noticeable improvement just by angling the antennas up toward the second floor. This may cut the signal down on the other PS3 though. http://www.vonwentzel.net/ABS/Antenna/Omni/index.html has a good pic of how the signal goes out sideways from a vertical omnidirectional antenna (the orange part).

It looks like the newer routers don't have external antennas, but ... Read more

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While my WD Portable External Hard Drive was connected to my work computer, I changed the permissions on a particular folder so that only I had access to it. (I was lending it to someone else but didn't want then to have access to this particular folder).

2 hours later I was told my services were no longer required, pack up all my things and leave. Unfortunately, I forgot to reset the permissions before I left, and now when I try to access the folder on my home PC, I get 'Access Denied'.

I realise it was stupid to mess about with the permissions (especially when I don't know that much about them), but is there anyway to take ownership of this folder to gain access to the contents?

Both work and home PC are XP. Work is 64 bit. Home is 32 bit. Permissions were set up on work PCs, but not on home.
And no, there's no chance of me gaining access to my work PC again.

Answer:Need to Override Permission Settings

Did you adjust the permissions or did you try taking Take Ownership of the folder

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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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Basicly, I changed my Vista settings on the c drive - security so that everything had permission. I thought it would help me install lol. I have managed to install stuff now,but I want to change it back to the default - but I don't know what these are, can anyone tell me? Is it unsafe to have it all set to allow?

Thank you!!!
 

Answer:Vista permission settings

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;313222
 

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How the hell do I turn off all the annoying Vista pop-ups always asking my permission every time I tell it to do something? I know there is a way because I did it on my previous install I just can't for the life of me remember where that was.
 

Answer:Vista Permission Settings?

really?
 

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I am trying to set my folder permission settings on XP Pro. If I take away someones ability to delete they can no longer rename a folder. How do I enable someone to create and rename both folders and files, but not delete them. Thanks.
 

Answer:Folder permission settings.

I have these basics down.

It seems that when a new file is renamed, the phrase "New Folder" is actually being deleted, thereby requiring "Deletion" capability. But a user can also delete anything else with this permission, which is bad news. Is there away around this bug?
 

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how can i give another user on my computer intenet access? windows xp home....

Answer:giving other user permission.....

sorry that was a rushed post. i did it on my own (didnt take much thinking....sometimes i should think a little more b4 posting). however, something i do need your help on is:how can i monitor what other users use the internet on my computer for(ie my room mate!)? i dont want him to download stuff (i.e. porn/music/movies). so is there a way of checking he isnt abusing my good nature or imposing restrictions/ download limits?thank you

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I've read it prevents unauthorized access, I have two questions. Is it pointless not setting up a password for it, since I guess anyone can just click on ok or continue to do their thing?

How does this eliminate getting infected by viruses in any way? Thanks.

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Before I started in my current position, all users were added as administrators of their local machines.

I am in the process of removing these permissions, but I have one question:

Whenever I add the "Domain Users" to the list using MYDOMAIN\Domain Users, after the next reboot, the "Domain Users" setting is no longer appearing.

Any ideas?
 

Answer:Domain User Permission

Can you rephrase the question?

Where are you adding this group?
 

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Hey everyone
I was wondering if it is possible to make a specific user (such as Guest) and change it's user permissions. For instance, right now, Guest can do the usual stuff but not access any folders other than its own My Documents. What I want to do is configure it so it is not able to use certain applications, click properties for the desktop, etc.

Anyone know how?

-tohm
 

Answer:Custom user permission

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I'm working on a dell computer, and it's got an ati 3850 graphics card in it, and I upgraded to a 650 watt power supply to compensate for the card. computer works well (just a few weeks old) but every time i play any full screen games (dawn of war soulstorm, diablo 2, etc) the games will play fine, but when I exit the game, the screen resolution will goto 800x600 and nothing i do short of restarting the PC will allow the screen resolution to go to the 1680x1050. newest ati driver and a fully updated vista are in use, and the acer 22" monitor driver from acer is also installed. does anyone know what the problem might be and how to correct it? Thank you for any assistance in the matter!
~Chris
 

Answer:resolution changes without user permission

have you tried completely removing the video drivers from the system and then reinstalling? Make sure you remove all the files or you may leave the problem on the PC
 

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Is there a way I can restore the default permission settings on a hard drive. I have two drives my master which Vista runs on, and a secondary drive, with all my audio and video files I use for all my editing, plus my photos and music. I was messing around with the premission settings, and I am set as an Adminstrator, but now all my files are not accessible, I have tried to do a million things but I have to click so many windows just get to a file to use. Is there anything I can do to get back to the orignal settings!

Thanks a ton!

Answer:Messed up my Permission Settings on Vistax32

Try using system restore to reset the settings. If not, create a new user account with administrator priveleges and delete the old one.

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When I try to do certain things(like adding the new task of explorer.exe or control panel to uninstall things) on my computer, even under the administer user, it gives me the message.... You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the file.

I had problems after logging in on my computer. It only gives me my background + mouse cursor.

I've tried the UPDATED 8-step Viruses/Spyware/Malware Preliminary Removal Instructions. For step 4, when I try running the install file for malawarebytes, it lists it under processes but not applications. It doesn't show the install screen for it.

my other thread under the virus/malware removal if it's of any use.
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic134368.html
Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Permission problems even as administer user

your virus has locked you out. once the virus is removed you'll need to add permissions back to your account particularly the c:\windows\system32 folder.
 

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Respected Sir

Sir I have 1 server of xp in which I have reliance broadband connection and done ics(internet connection sharing).
System configuration p4 3.06
Ram 512 mb
In which I have 2 lan card in 1 running reliance broadband and other is used for other system internet. whose ip address is 192.168.0.1 and reliance ip assigned by dhcp(obtained ip)
First I want
To create some user in my server they do internet in my server . they open internet explorer and login reliance broadband . internet running in the server and other client machines also. They have only right of internet and used only c drive they don’t touch other drives if click shows permission denied. And also do anything wrong generate the log files also shows everything what they do and what time they login if possible.
Thanks a lot
Manish Agarwal
91-9889105784
 

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I just recovered a friend's laptop using the built in hardware recovery console. (hp hidden recovery partition)

Now the all the folders inside his documents and settings forlder are inaccessible. At first his entire user folder was completely inacessible but i went into safe mode and shanged the security settings/permissions to allow for administrator and his user name access. Now I can get into the user folder but I cannot get inside the folders inside the folder.

When I try to change the security settings of the folder it gives me some kind of "you will be unable to change the security settings" message.

Please help, I am at my wit's end.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Headache... (user permission crap) need some serious help.

Have you tried taking ownership of the files?

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=308421
 

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HI I was trying to download some software online. There was some problems in downloading.When I asked the supplier of that software (trusted source), he advised me that I do not have control of my computer.He suggested that I need to go to properties of the c drive, properties, click permission for all users on the computer. I tried doing that but the computer refuses to grant me control. I have an acer aspire. Can you please help?

Answer:security permission to be user on the computer

The message I get when I try to click full control and modify under User in teh security tab, it says that it cannot access file and the access is denied because it is being used by another process. 

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Hai,
I need some help from expert here. Now i am using window xp and I want to share my file to somebody in the office. I don want to share to everybody and I right click the folder propeties then go the security and permission. But i faced a problem is that my other computer cannot find. how to i add the computer name in the list. Please advise me. thanks

Answer:how to set the permission to access the file from other user

You won't be able to assign permissions to the specific computer. Instead you will need to add the person's user account to the permission list.

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HI I was trying to download some software online. There was some problems in downloading.When I asked the supplier of that software (trusted source), he advised me that I do not have control of my computer.He suggested that I need to go to properties of the c drive, properties, click permission for all users on the computer. I tried doing that but the computer refuses to grant me control. I have an acer aspire. Can you please help?

Answer:security permission to be user on the computer

The message I get when I try to click full control and modify under User in teh security tab, it says that it cannot access file and the access is denied because it is being used by another process. 

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HI I was trying to download some software online. There was some problems in downloading.When I asked the supplier of that software (trusted source), he advised me that I do not have control of my computer.He suggested that I need to go to properties of the c drive, properties, click permission for all users on the computer. I tried doing that but the computer refuses to grant me control. I have an acer aspire. Can you please help?

Answer:security permission to be user on the computer

The message I get when I try to click full control and modify under User in teh security tab, it says that it cannot access file and the access is denied because it is being used by another process. 

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When I try to delete certain files that I downloaded (intentionally or not) that I want off my system, I am told I need to get permisson to do this. I am the only user who has ever been on this system. I should have complete access as I am the sole system administrator. I believe these files that I cannot delete, DivX player, which I did download and an unwanted antivirus program "FileCure," which I did not download and has caused me many problems before, are causing all sorts of problems on my system, including a background task running audio of ads and news (a radio station?) which I cannot get rid of. How do I reassert complete control of my system and delete these files. (76 people have viewed my other post here for help with that audio problem and other problems. No suggestions yet. Help me get these files off my system! Thanks!
scan log files added:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:25:26 AM, on 9/24/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18943)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\ParetoLogic\FileCure\FileCure.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\Traysoft\PhoneTray\PhoneTray.exe
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Answer:User permission to delete files

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Respected Sir

Sir I have 1 server of xp in which I have reliance broadband connection and done ics(internet connection sharing).
System configuration p4 3.06
Ram 512 mb
In which I have 2 lan card in 1 running reliance broadband and other is used for other system internet. whose ip address is 192.168.0.1 and reliance ip assigned by dhcp(obtained ip)
First I want
To create some user in my server they do internet in my server . they open internet explorer and login reliance broadband . internet running in the server and other client machines also. They have only right of internet and used only c drive they don?t touch other drives if click shows permission denied. And also do anything wrong generate the log files also shows everything what they do and what time they login if possible.
Thanks a lot
Manish Agarwal
91-9889105784

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Hello,
Today,I made a huge mistake in changing the User Account Control Permissions for the C drive .I have a 2007 Toshiba Satellite Pro laptop.It's operating system is Windows Vista Home Basic 32 bit.Now I can't access the C drive at all.I can't make any changes to the User Account permissions.I get a box saying "Access Denied" for any attempt to change either.What can I do to restore the User Account Control permissions the way it was?
 

Answer:User Account Control Permission

Hi spookypeep,

Welcome to TSG.

You can try the following:

System Restore

Press and hold the Windows key + R on your keyboard.
In the Run box, type rstrui.exe and hit Enter.
Follow the on-screen instructions to restore your computer to a date before the issue(s) started.

 

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I recently re-installed Windows 7 and all of a sudden I was having access denied problems which had never occurred before.
I have managed to fix all of these apart from one:-
When I try to change the icon via the properties of a desktop item I get:-
"you will need to provide administrator permission to change these settings"
I am the only user of the PC and my account is an administrator account.

As I said, I never had this problem prior to the re-install.
I have searched and searched but have yet to find any answers or solutions.

Any help or info would be helpful.

Answer:need to provide administrator permission to change these settings

Turn off your user account settings in user accounts.

control panel>user accounts>change user account control settings

I always set mine to never notify.

You will have to reboot to make changes.

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I have my OS settings configured not to check for and install updates unless I prompt Windows to do so. I recently manually installed some updates. A few days later I noticed Windows was installing updates upon start up. I checked my update settings and sure enough they were set for everything to check and install updates automatically. What is going on here? I never noticed this kind of behavior with Vista or Windows 7.

Has anyone else noticed this or have a way to truly stop automatic updates?

Answer:Windows 8.1 Update Settings Changing without Permission

Hello Dricketts,

It appears that one of the OS updates in this last round of Windows Updates reset some of these settings back to default.

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I think I've screwed myself up into a corner. I really need help as Google is not bringing up anything that might help.
What happened is I tried to adjust the security setting for my whole external hard disk.
I have the admin rights to my computer and wanted to restrict a user to be able to read and execute only. I right clicked the drive (L:\) and adjusted the EVERYONE group.
What I didn't know was EVERYONE included the admin too. So now I've blocked myself from editing the files and folders in the external. Now I see all accounts have the special permission part unticked.
And if I check the properties of a folder in the hard disk I see an account with the special permission allowed
In a fit of panic I accidentally removed the account with special permission privilege from my hard disk properties so I don't see it when I check the properties of my hard disk but I can see the account when I check the properties for the individual folders.
For awhile I had access denied when I tried to enter the drive but now I can enter but still am restricted (can't delete folders, etc)

How do I rectify this mess I'm in?

Answer:File Permission Settings for External Drive

Through further googling, I've discovered 'taking ownership' so it's all settled now.
Admins, you can close this thread

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Greetings,
I have been working with programs such as Blender 3d recently which conflict with my security settings. I have been getting permission denied for saving files and doing other functions in these programs. I found out how to disable the administrator setting by going in command prompt and typing "net user administrator /active no" and how to keep the computer from constantly bringing up warnings asking me to allow a change to my computer by going in user account settings and sliding the slider to zero. It seemed to be working untill I took the slider back up so that I could have some security enabled while on the internet, and then even when I took the slider back down it was still the way it was before, not letting me save my files on some programs and bringing up messages asking me to allow myself to run a program I had clicked on. I tried bringing up the command prompt and re-disabling the administrator setting and also made sure the slider was down all the way, to no effect. I was trying to do a system restore to restore whatever is screwing this up, but an error comes up everytime telling me it can't access a file possibly because of antivirus being on, even though I already turned all the security features off. Any way I could have missed something that I did right the first time but not the second?
Thanks!

Answer:cannot change security/permission settings in windows 7

Right click => Properties => Security => Advanced => Owner => Take Ownership => Click your user name => Then Select the box that says "Replace Owners on subcontainers and objects"

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I have got two PCs win2003 and XP,,,,,PCA and PCB (both PCs on my LAN through my linksys router WAG54G V2).
I created a folder on PCA (win2003), called "My Stuff",,,I created many users on PCA (employees, jsmith, test1, test2), I enabled sharing for the folder "My Stuff", and I gave permission (read only) to the username "employees" only, I deleted the username "Everyone" which is by default there.

1- From PCB (XP) , I opened run, then I typed in : \\192.168.1.64-----for win2003

2- Screen poped up (first time), I typed in the username:jsmith (not employees), the password:newsletter.

3- I was able to see "My Stuff", since it is shared folder, but I could not access, since jsmith has not been given permission to access it (only username "employees" has been given permission to access it ).

4- After that (second time, third time,,,etc), when I try to type in: \\192.168.1.64, I will be forwarded to a window with "My Stuff" folder (PCB still remember the previous session for username "jsmith"), I was not able to type in the username: test1, password: forum (because I have not greeted with a pop up screen!!!!),,,,,,,,,,What should I configure to let the (PCB) provides me with the pop screen for the new username (employees) ?


5- When I tried to type in : \\192.168.1.64\My Stuff (when I typed in only \\192.168.1.64 no erro message),,,,,,I received this error message :




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Answer:Win2003 and XP and shared file with a permission to one user

I tried at work to redo the same scenario again with two PCs , my laptop (2003) and IBM Desktop (2003, not XP) (no domain they are stand alone PCs,,,they are on the same LAN with public ip addresses).
from the Laptop I tried to access the Desktop , I received this erro message:

Code:

no network provider accepted the given network path

 

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Power Manager works fine when user=ADMINISTRATOR. However, when user=USER, I can't change power schemes.I forced permissions to FULL CONTROL on the registry key (HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\PowerCFG) and its subkeys for user=USER, but this did not fix the problem.I have removed Thinkpad Power Manager and the TP Power Manager Driver and reinstalled, as user=ADMINISTRATOR, with the latest downloads from Lenovo. Still, the problem persists.Can anyone suggest an explanation and solution for this odd problem? 





T61p XP-PRO-2

Answer:power manager user permission problem

It has to be something with user permissions.  o to control panel, then user accounts and see what you can find regarding what permissions regular users are allowed.  Changing the accounts to have administrator privledges this way should fix your problem, (but will give them full control over the computer)





T61 15.4" T9300 (2.5GHz 6MB L2) Windows 7 Professional x64 4GB Memory, NVidia Quadro NVS 140M

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Well, I am totally baffled (and it takes a lot to baffle me!). I want to share the My Documents folder from an XP machine with ONLY one user (the administrator) on a networked Win 7 machine. I have turned off simple sharing on the XP machine. I hate XP!! So complicated to do anything. Anyway, under security, I have tried share this folder, and not to share folder. I have gone into Advanced and messed around with permissions, taking out Everyone, using Admin only, using Network. At one point I ended up not being able to access My Documents on the local computer and had to jump through many hoops to change ownership and disable read only so that the user could use her own files!

The problem is, under Advanced in the permissions area, I cannot see the users on the remote pc to choose which one should be allowed access. I have read countless help suggestions, but none of them tell me how to actually find a particular user on the Win 7 pc and give ONLY that user permission to read (not to change) the files in My Documents on the XP pc. Can anyone give me a step by step process to do this? I work on computers all the time (I am a computer consultant) so it is embarrassing that I cannot set up this seemingly simple situation. Ugh!
 

Answer:Set permission for just one remote user to share a folder

1. Find out the name of the account on the remote machine (you may have to ask the owner of it).
2. Add a new account on the XP with the same name as on the Windows 7.
3. Give the desired permissions to that newly created account.

EDIT: It's simplest if you use the same password on both machines. Else you'll need to tell the Windows 7 account owner the XP's password.
 

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I want to have full access for my laptop because whenever I try to install or make changes it pops out an error message that it requires administrator permission, I tried all the steps that you posted but no luck.

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Hi All,

This is my first post here. I am trying hard to solve this permissions problem on my own--with lots of research, but I am truly stumped and I hope you can help.

Here is the overview:

I have FIVE PC's networked to a server, FOUR of them through Homegroup and FIFTH PC outside Homegroup. I want to exclude the FIFTH PC from all folders on the FOUR PC's and FOUR of the FIVE folders on the server. The FOUR PC's will have everything BUT Full Control access to the FIVE other folders on the server, but the FIFTH PC will be totally excluded from FOUR of those folders. with everything BUT Full Control over the FIFTH folder. These FIVE folders are on the "J" drive on the server, under a parent folder called "Network Shared Folders."

I learned that if you, or a group you belong to, have share permissions AND NTFS rights, you can browse into the share. I also learned that if you, or the group you belong to, are ONLY on the NTFS, you cannot browse into the share AND you cannot access any folders beneath the share, even if you have rights to them. The two other applicable rules: 1) when combining NTFS permissions and share permissions, the most restrictive effective permission applies and 2) permissions are combined when a user is not explicitly denied access. Finally, you should avoid using the "Deny" permission if possible.

When I set the share and NTFS permissions according to those rules, I either get all the PC's excluded from the fol... Read more

Answer:Permission Puzzle: Can't Exclude User but Allow Others to Access

When you say "server" is this an actual server with server software such as Windows server 2012 or, is the server just a Windows 7 machine with files that the other machines can access?

There is an easy way to do this using Homegroups,. Actual Windows servers aren't made to work with the Homegroup.

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I have three Windows-7 computers networked via cable (cat-5) into a router. Set up as "Work Network."
Main computer has work files on drive D: Other two computers see D: and folders there. But when I try
to access folders on Main computer's D: drive, I get "Your user account doesn't have permission to access \\john-pc\d (name of main computer). I have made drive D: sharable in every way I can think of and on
main computer (john-pc) drive d: shows up as shared. How can I get permissions set on main computer to
allow other two computers to access drive D?
 

Answer:User account doesn't have permission to access

You'll have to access it with user accounts of john-pc
 

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Since upgrading to Windows 10 only one of my scheduled tasks seems to work.

I cannot edit a current task or create a new one as I get the following error message:

"Task scheduler cannot apply your changes. The user account is unknown, the password is incorrect, or the user account does not have permission to modify the task."

It does not matter if I start the scheduler from the command line or normally ( I have tried "Run as administrator").

Been at this for days and tried searching using different search terms hoping to find an answer.

I even tried changing my Time Zone (although I do not have the half hour difference that has been causing issues for others).

The latest updates were carried out yesterday and they included a Task Scheduler update

Only changes I have made to the system since the Win 10 upgrade is that Avast AV would not let Win 10 work properly so I uninstalled it and I am now using 360 Total Security. I also had to reinstall my printer drivers.

Anyone able to help?

Cheers,

Henry

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Permission is just my newest trouble! My computer crashed some weeks ago, & I never received a solution; I have Windows 7 Home Premium on, 32 bit, on a Toshiba Satellite laptop. It replaces one that was stolen from me; no frills is fine, but I have had many troubles!

I am in exams online in grad school, so did not do my Performance Monitor/Error checking or anything, just working on schoolwork. But as I worked with reports, etc., I realized that all files in "My Documents" were also in (at least!) two other places: Public Documents and Pictures --

I went right to trying to move them, they were marked "Read Only", and I wasn't able to gain permission to ,make changes or move my files out of Public Documents, where they were "shared" & I was blocked from hitting "stop sharing" -- "didn't have the authority". When I realized they were also in Pictures, and set up as "Share" items, I was sickened; my very private documents on my computer system, & I didn't have the right to move my own files!

I am the Administrator, and I am the Owner; I live alone and nobody has used my laptop. *When I wrestled to restore my Permissions, I might make the changes, and "SYSTEM" seemed to be "in charge" -- my Full Control permissions were faded out, & when I would restore them, I could not click "Apply". Now unable to change permissions, or properties, I went to search for ... Read more

Answer:Permission&Access&User Acount Woes

You might try opening Libraries via the left pane in Windows Explorer and if "Documents" is *not* listed as a library - right-click on Libraries and choose Restore Default Libraries to see if this will fix it?

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I want to have full access for my laptop because whenever I try to install or make changes it pops out an error message that it requires administrator permission, I tried all the steps that you posted but no luck.

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Sorry if this is a stupid question but every time I try to change user permissions, the
object name is rejected with an error message. I assumed the dialogue simply wanted the
name of the file but it doesn`t seem to matter how I phrase it, the dialogue says it can`t find the object.

Can anyone help ? I have looked everywhere for an answer but the subject is never discussed.

Answer:name object so user permission dialogue can find it

Exactly where does it gives an error? And what error message it shows? What "object" are you trying to enter the name of?

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Hello all. I am relatively new to using Vista and am hoping someone can help me. All of my users have standard user accounts on their PCs. There are some specific programs installed which need to be updated regularly. However, updates require the administrator password, which means I have to do the updates on each PC myself. Is there a way to set the permissions so the user can update only the programs I designate? Thanks.

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hey guys,

What I am trying to do is map all the user permissions on a shared drive.
This includes who has access to what subfolder and etc.
Now, I could go through this manually, but that would take weeks being that its a 60GB share.
Also, I have to add group permission now and then to certain folders etc.

Does anyone know of a program that will map user permissions (group) of each folder on the drive?
 

Answer:Mapping User Permission on a Shared Drive

Is the file structure heirarchical? If so you can just set sub folders to inherit permissions from the parent. I usually base share permissions on group membership. I create groups in the form of [servername]_[sharename]_[rwx]. I then provide those groups with access to the share. The only thing needed from that point is to add the required individuals to the group. It's much easier to keep track of this way and you don't have to wait forever on huge shares that propogate security settings to a million child folders everytime membership changes.
 

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I have 3 PC's and one netbook all running Windows 10 Home. All PC's were upgraded from Windows 8.1 and the Netbook was upgraded from Windows 7.

Before the Win 10 upgrades, all computers could see each other and share files within the network here at home. None require passwords or Pins on boot up. Now with all of them with the latest versions installed all of the PC's and Netbook still can see and share except for one PC(My main PC) which can see and share with the other PC's but not the Netbook, but the Netbook can see and share with the PC. The error I am getting is the typical:
\\Netbook is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. Logon Failure: The user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.

I'm at a loss of what to do.

Answer:User Not granted Permission Logon Error

Hello Thumb Welcome to the Ten Forums!

You may have to consider enabling the remote access feature in 10 on the Netbook as well as the main in order to gain access to the mobile unit or suffice by using a 3rd party program called Team Viewer used here on VMs as well as two desktops and laptops. First to look at the guide for how to set up the RDC(Remote Desktop Protocol). RDC - Connect Remotely to your Windows 10 PC - Windows 10 Forums

With the Team View program free for home use I have 10 Home and Pro VMs connecting to the two 10 Pro/7 Ultimate and 10 Pro/7 Pro dual booted desktops as well as several VMs including Server 2016 DataCenter evaluation build on VM. You can transfer files and folders by remote web access. The RDP however is what you will need to be looking at for a closed home network(hard wired by ethernet cables) while the Main to Netbook of course could use a little help?

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I want to set permissions so the standard users on my PC aren't able to install software. It is a workstation used for POS and the employees have a general employee account but i've had issues with them installing programs leading to viruses and the like so i'd like to somehow prevent that. I'm running windows 7. Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

Answer:deny install permission to standard user

RUn the Group Policy Editor or by installing Steady State from Microsoft.

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I have networked an xp pro desktop with a Vista business laptop.
For some of the shared folders of the XP box, I want to set the permission to include a specific user from the networked vista machine.
When I go to the folder Properties / Security / Permission / Select Users or Group and click on Locations, all I see is the XP box, so I cannot select any specific user (i.e. restrict to the administrator) from the Vista laptop.

I created a user with the same name on the Vista and XP machine but any xp machine Doc or Excel file I open from Vista appears as Read Only in Word and Excel, even if I transfer ownership to the XP user that bears the same name as the Vista user. Strangely, the property of the file does not show read only when checked from xp or vista explorer. But I can't save from my laptop onto the xp machine shared folders. So, something is wrong in my config but I have no idea what...

Note:
The 2 machines are communicating fine and I am able to exchange files between them.
 

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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.

BOOT INTO SAFE MODE FIRST IF USING XP HOME


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

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=308421

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

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308419/

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Hello all- I have researched this problem I have and cannot find a definitive solution. I have some external hard drives I use to store pictures movies, etc. Many of the folders and files that have been put on the drives are just wasting space and I would like to delete them. Problem is when I try to delete the laptop tells me I need permission to perform the delete. When I go to that folder and pull up the properties to get the security tab to edit the user permissions... I highlight any of the accounts (including the administrator account) and it does not allow me to add, remove, click on full control to allow full control, etc. Those functions are grayed out and will not allow me to change them so that I can have full permission rights and delete the folders on the hard drive. It is very annoying and in time the hard drive will be near full and I will have all those unwanted folders and files taking up space.

I have noticed that all the external drives I plug into my laptop show them to be in the shared state and it shows a tiny icon on top of the drive letter of two people's upper torso and head standing next to each other.

Does anyone know how to fix this or get access permission rights for these external drives.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Answer:User Permission problems on external drives

Try to take ownership of those folders: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/add-take-ownership-to-explorer-right-click-menu-in-vista/

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I have got two PCs win2003 and XP,,,,,PCA and PCB (both PCs on my LAN through my linksys router WAG54G V2).

I created a folder on PCA (win2003), called "My Stuff",,,I created many users on PCA (employees, jsmith, test1, test2), I enabled sharing for the folder "My Stuff", and I gave permission (read only) to the username "employees" only, I deleted the username "Everyone" which is by default there.

1- From PCB (XP) , I opened run, then I typed in : \\192.168.1.64-----for win2003
2- Screen poped up (first time), I typed in the username:jsmith (not employees), the password:newsletter.
3- I was able to see "My Stuff", since it is shared folder, but I could not access, since jsmith has not been given permission to access it (only username "employees" has been given permission to access it ).
4- After that (second time, third time,,,etc), when I try to type in: \\192.168.1.64, I will be forwarded to a window with "My Stuff" folder (PCB still remember the previous session for username "jsmith"), I was not able to type in the username: test1, password: forum (because I have not greeted with a pop up screen!!!!),,,,,,,,,,What should I configure to let the (PCB) provides me with the pop screen for the new username (employees) ?
5- When I tried to type in : \\192.168.1.64\My Stuff (when I typed in only \\192.168.1.64 no erro message),,,,,,I received this error message :
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Answer:Win2003 and XP and shared file with a permission to one user

I tried at work to redo the same scenario again with two PCs , my laptop (2003) and IBM Desktop (2003, not XP) (no domain they are stand alone PCs,,,they are on the same LAN with public ip addresses).

from the Laptop I tried to access the Desktop , I received this erro message:

Code:

no network provider accepted the given network path

 

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Hello forum. I am an administrator with 3 limited users on a windows 8 machine. I have installed a game on my account that I want to let one of my users play. I have tried everything I have read about giving permissions, admin right etc, but it still asks for my password everytime he opens the game? I'm at a loss...thank you for your time

Answer:How to give admin permission to limited user

Hello Scott,

You might see if creating an elevated shortcut of the game that standard users can use to run the game elevated without getting an UAC prompt for your password may help.

Since this is for a game and not a normal program, there's no guarantee that this will work though.
Elevated Program Shortcut - Create for Standard User - Windows 7 Help Forums
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have 3 PC's and one netbook all running Windows 10 Home. All PC's were upgraded from Windows 8.1 and the Netbook was upgraded from Windows 7.

Before the Win 10 upgrades, all computers could see each other and share files within the network here at home. None require passwords or Pins on boot up. Now with all of them with the latest versions installed all of the PC's and Netbook still can see and share except for one PC(My main PC) which can see and share with the other PC's but not the Netbook, but the Netbook can see and share with the PC. The error I am getting is the typical:
\\Netbook is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. Logon Failure: The user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.

I'm at a loss of what to do.

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My laptop mother board burnt out recently. I needed to take bk up of my disk drive....connected laptop HDD to my desktop using a conversion kit (IDE to USB), I am able to see laptop HDD on my vista machine now but when I try to copy 'My Documents' (from laptop HD), I get an error saying that I do not have permission to access this folder...please help:
- How can I access the required folders and take back up onto vista machine

Thanks

Answer:Override user permission when taking backup?

http://www.techist.com/forums/f9/how...-vista-155100/

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We have gone to SBS2008 and are now running in a domain (was peer to peer).

Naturally to do this I logged in as normal joined a DOMAIN, rebooted, and logged in with the proper domain user account and password.

Is there any way to copy the settings from that local account to the new DOMAIN log in user account?

I normally use a little program called outback plus which backups all this stuff and the ie settings/cache/etc - same for the firefox stuff and then I can restore that wherever I want -- however that only seems to be working on a few of the comps. 3 of them in fact the files will not restore -- no idea why and no google search has uncovered the answer so I am looking for an alternative.

I am stuck big time and need to finish this asap as everyone comes back to work tomorrow at 8:30am

Thanks in advance if you can help.

Greg
 

Answer:Copy settings (desktop, taskbar, ie, and firefox) from one LOCAL user to DOMAIN user?

what OS?
roaming profiles or standard local-only profiles?

either way if XP,
System Properties -> Advanced -> User Profiles Settings -> select local account, "Copy To" select new domain account profile folder as destination.

or use something like User Profile Wizard by ForensIT.
I've used it several times before and it worked flawlessly for me.
 

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Hi

Client of mine has got windows 2008 server as a standalone PC (no domain) with username: server and password : fake

And he has 5 other PCs (XP Profe SP3) on the same LAN

PC1, username : forum1,password : work1

PC2, with username: forum2, password:work2

PC3, with username: forum3, password:work3

PC4, with username: forum4, password:work4

PC5, with username : forum5, password:work5

Windows 2008 has got a folder to be shared with PC1, PC2, PC3,,,,not PC4 nor PC5

I know how to share the folder if I use option “Everyone” Under Properties > Sharing > Advanced Sharing > Permissions > Add > Everyone ,,,,,,and I know how to use the option “Public Folder” which is located %SystemDrive%\User\Public

With “Everyone” option PC4 and PC5 would be able to get access to the shared folder
Now my question if I do not want to use "Everyone" option , I have to create additional three local accounts on the server which are ( username : forum1,password : work1 ) and ( username: forum2, password:work2 ) and ( username: forum3, password:work3 )

Those username then will be able to login to the server which I do not want that to happen. Is this what suppose to be in such scenario ?

Thanks
 

Answer:Windows 2008 shared folder with XP and permission settings

make a folder for each username ? make it so they can see their own folder ? not to clear on what exactly you are trying to do...
 

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Dear Forum,

I recently changed computer and therefore had to use a external hard drive.

I have placed some documents onto the desktop until l
1. I figure out where to locate it.
2. I also recently had the Windows Update crash my documents and altered the settings - after looking how to do it.
Recycle Bin Corrupt and Permission settings confusion - external hdd

I followed a prior thread and my Command Prompt has not moved from the last command

To solve the desktop issue: (also elevated command prompt)

Code:
cd %userprofile%
You see C:\users\<your name> now.

Code:

icacls Contacts /reset /T /C
icacls Desktop /reset /T /C
icacls Documents /reset /T /C
icacls Downloads /reset /T /C
icacls Favorites /reset /T /C
icacls Links /reset /T /C
icacls Music /reset /T /C
icacls Pictures /reset /T /C
icacls "Saved Games" /reset /T /C
icacls Searches /reset /T /C
icacls Videos /reset /T /C
icacls appdata /reset /T /C
Is this common thing to happen?

I am being patient. I am glad that I had assistance from this forum. Better than others.

I am hopeless. I think I was inpatient, and perfectionist and should not go into items I should not. I am now going through all the issues of retrieving everything from the recycle bin. That caused a multitude of problems. I also have invested in a couple of external hard drives from a nurse that felt sorry for me.

I have left most things alone - I lacked a lot of energy and had no time.

T... Read more

Answer:Permission settings from Desktop - Windows 7 32 Home Premium

I'm unsure of all of the items your moving onto the new machine,
You can use this on Personal files/ programs would not qualify as a personal file,
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/112795-context-menu-take-ownership.html

Permissions- inheritable,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/122666-permissions-allow-deny-users-groups.html

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Inside W10's Event Viewer, I see an error with ID of 10016 (DistributedCOM). Its error description is -

The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID
{ (long number) }
and APPID
{ (long number) }
to the user NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM SID (S-1-5-18) 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.

This error message says that I can modify security permission. As this topic is over my head, I don't know if I should do this or not. Thanks for any comments on this issue.

Answer:DistributedCOM permission settings Error 10016 -should I resolve this?

There are lots of discussions on this topic here at TenForums, but the clearest explanation of the problem and the fix come from this Shaun Cassells article: Windows 10 Event 10016 Fix: The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {D63B10C5-BB46-4990-A94F-E40B9D520160} and APPID {9CA88EE3-ACB7-47C8-AFC4-AB702511C276} 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.I a – Quarter Five – Thoughts and Solutions. I've got this issue on most of my systems and have never bothered to fix it. Doesn't seem to have much of an impact either way. Do what you think best!
HTH,
--Ed--

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Dear Forum,

I am currently trying to move files and folders to my 1TB External Hard Drive (Seagate) - for reasons known to some members of this forum.

I am gaining the message 'File Access Denied' when I move mostly Adobe files to my external hard drive.

I am going to try and go through and see if I have taken the steps on taking Ownership - incorrectly and I do not know how to fix it.

The recycle bin has an error on it as I took the permission on the folder on the external hard drive 'It says that is corrupt'.

I am a total mess and unsure about the settings.

I know that this is mainly a Windows 7 Forum - but I wish just to see if someone would be able to assist me

Answer:Recycle Bin Corrupt and Permission settings confusion - external hdd

Did you mess around with permissions only, or did you change owner as well?
Please post permissions of F:\ as it is now.

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Hey guys,

Having a problem with Exchange 2010.

I've created a distribution group named All Staff, in which I have placed all the revelant staff in our school. When I try to share a calendar with the group I get the error message
"Calendar sharing is not available with the following contacts because of permission settings on your network."

I am able to share the calendar with individuals but this really isn't efficient.

The distribution group got the email [email protected] upon creating it.

Other information:
-Using Windows Server 2008 R2
-Client is Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
-Accessing mail through Outlook Web Access

Thanks in advance and do ask for any other information you deem necessary.

Kinds regards,
Jack Pickup

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As title.

I've begun to use TeraCopy, which is much better than the stupid Win7 copy handler. There's just one problem:

When TeraCopy moves a file from a user-owned folder to a public folder, it retains folder's user-level permissions. I can manually give access to Everyone for this folder, but it is very annoying.

So, I'm looking for a way to easily remove a folder's own permission settings and make it use only inherited permissions.

TIA

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I have been going nuts with this. For the past 3 days I have been getting messages saying I do not have permission to write in directories where I am listed as the owner. I have ensured that the users MyuserID, Administrators, and SYSTEM all have Full control over the directory. I have also made sure that the parent directories also give these users full control. I could live with this and just escalate my privileges each time I create a file. However I run some apps that need to write into some of these directories and they cant. I have checked that the application process is run under my userID and has the need permission, however it still can not write to these directories.

Is this a known bug that has recently been created? Is there some new Group or User that needs to be given permission to modify the directory. This seems to be a problem on some machines, but not others. Any help would be much appreciated. Since this just started without any changes by me, I am assuming that some Windows update is the cause.

Answer:File and Dir security permission settings not taking effect

Welcome to the Ten forums.

Have you check your Update history. Are any updates failing?

While I can't comment on known bug, others may have more info, do you have restore points enabled? If so would you consider invoking system restore as you seem to have a handle on when it started.

Obviously updates will simply re-initiate. You may consider changing what updates you receive. Make it just windows and do not included other products (ie., drivers). This will rule out drivers or "Other" patches.

Do you use any software to Image your OS / Data? If not, a number of individuals on this forum recommend Macrium Reflect. You may also want to review the tutorial section. Macrium is free to home users. It is easy to use and can quickly get you back to a known working system.

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The network environment is a Workgroup consisting of Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7 Pro, and Windows XP Pro.

My example:
I have enabled Guest account in the Windows Server 2008 R2 computer.
I have created a new folder "guestshare" in c: and use Share with menu to add Guest with Read/Write Permission Level.

When I try to map it in the Windows XP Pro machine thru Map Network Drive function under Tools menu, I won't see that share using the Browse button. However, I can type the UNC path and map it.

If I turned off the Password Protected Sharing in the Windows Server 2008 R2 computer, I will see that share using the Browse button and able to map it. What is the reason for this behavior?

I wonder whether the following settings in Advanced sharing settings of Windows Server 2008 R2 can affect mapping:

File and printer sharing
Public folder sharing

Since mapping a drive requires authentication, is there any settings in User Right Assignments and Security Options of Local Policy that can affect mapping? For example, I wonder about the following settings:

User Right Assignments
Access the computer from the network
Allow log on locally
Deny access to this computer from the network
Deny log on locally

Security Options
Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console logon only
Network access: Shares that can be accessed anonymously
Network access: Sharing and security model for local accounts

Also, does the setting of Guest account in the Win... Read more

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I'd like a brief tutorial, or a link to a page where I might be able to accomplish a little more restrictive environment. I understand the basic logic for what I want to accomplish, yet I can't get it to work. Here's my scenario:

Through Active Directory, I want to set a global group of users with restricted access to certain settings and programs, namely Remote Desktop Connection (I had a separate thread that dealt with comp. sci. students using the RDC to bypass the web filter). I can go around each computer and disable the RDC remotely, but I'd like to set it up to where every account name takes on the security/permission settings.

As a note: At my college, the accounts are set up to where even the desktop background is reset after logout. We have a tiny problem with kids changing the mouse cursors and backgrounds here. Any suggestions on how to accomplish this?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Privileges and Security Permission Settings Through Active Directory

Anyone? Anyone? Beuller?

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Upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 some months ago. Original profile did not require password to log in, and was not associated with a Google email or Microsoft account that I know of.

I added a user a couple of days ago (added a personal account of mine with my own password from my laptop) because software problem said try another user, and this laptop computer didn't have any other users. So I added one.

That was a mistake. After I "added a user" I could ONLY log on the computer with the NEW user. The old one, the profile, all the settings, the playlists, everything was gone. Like it never existed. There was and is no option to log on as the original. The computer became an extension of my laptop, with zero other option.

I had to add a third user and give it admin capabilities just to remove my laptop profile (which I didn't really want on this computer, I was just adding a user to "try another user" with a software problem). But all my original settings seem gone.

I can see additional users in Windows Media Player for instance, but it says I need permission to access those. Since it is impossible to log on as any other user except this latest (and third) user. I can't give myself permission to access those old playlists.

Adding a user should come with a warning.

If anyone has any ideas where I can recover the old settings, I'd be grateful. The threads I've seen around the web and here have directed to Windows 7 workarounds which do not work... Read more

Answer:Added User, original user / profile & settings disappeared

Hello and welcome to the TenForums

It might be worth finding out all the users that are associated with your PC. To do this open a command prompt (right click on the Start button) and then type in the following command wmic useraccount list full

This will display all users on your system (including hidden ones) and if you paste the results here we can determine which accounts are still present. If you want to see more details of this process look in the tutorial: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html

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I started configuring Vista Home Premium as an administrative user and was wondering if it was possible to transfer the configuration for that user to a different standard user account which, from what I understand, would be more secure. It should be possible to switch the administrative user account to a standard user account (haven't seen this either), but I would like the option of using a standard user account with basically the settings I have set up so far for the admin account while maintaining the admin account as is. Is there an easy way to accomplish this? Thanks.
 

Answer:Transfering Program Settings for Administrative User to Standard User

The easiest way would be to create a new account, copy the profile of the original account over to the new one, and then make the new account a limited one.

Though this is for corrupted profiles, the method is the same:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/811151
 

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I just did a fresh install (of Windows 10) on my wife's new (used) laptop. Everything went well and the username and password were her logon's from her previous computer. She logs on successfully, but a message pops up from the system tray that tells her that she was logged on as a temp and her settings won't be saved when she logs off. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks, Jim

Answer:On a new install User logs in, but can't save settings or user folder

okrobie said:

She logs on successfully, but a message pops up from the system tray that tells her that she was logged on as a temp and her settings won't be saved when she logs off.



There's a Tutorial on that problem, see if it helps...
https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...ofile-fix.html

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Upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 some months ago. Original profile did not require password to log in, and was not associated with a Google email or Microsoft account that I know of.

I added a user a couple of days ago (added a personal account of mine with my own password from my laptop) because software problem said try another user, and this laptop computer didn't have any other users. So I added one.

That was a mistake. After I "added a user" I could ONLY log on the computer with the NEW user. The old one, the profile, all the settings, the playlists, everything was gone. Like it never existed. There was and is no option to log on as the original. The computer became an extension of my laptop, with zero other option.

I had to add a third user and give it admin capabilities just to remove my laptop profile (which I didn't really want on this computer, I was just adding a user to "try another user" with a software problem). But all my original settings seem gone.

I can see additional users in Windows Media Player for instance, but it says I need permission to access those. Since it is impossible to log on as any other user except this latest (and third) user. I can't give myself permission to access those old playlists.

Adding a user should come with a warning.

If anyone has any ideas where I can recover the old settings, I'd be grateful. The threads I've seen around the web and here have directed to Windows 7 workarounds which do not work... Read more

Answer:Added User, original user / profile & settings disappeared

Hello and welcome to the TenForums

It might be worth finding out all the users that are associated with your PC. To do this open a command prompt (right click on the Start button) and then type in the following command wmic useraccount list full

This will display all users on your system (including hidden ones) and if you paste the results here we can determine which accounts are still present. If you want to see more details of this process look in the tutorial: User Account Details - View in Windows 10

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Hi All,

After a recent reboot last week I wound up at an unfamiliar "choose user" screen during the windows start-up process. I personally didn't create a user, and this user just appeared out of nowhere. So I thought nothing of it, logged on, deleted user from the management console and went on with my day. I rebooted within the next day or two and the user magically reappeared. I am now a little fed up, and a little worried.

I traced back to the first time the user was created in the windows security logs, and it turns out the user was created by the SYSTEM account after the SYSTEM account acquired new permissions. Maybe I am reading too far into this, but any help will be appreciated. Attached to this post is the error log. The Errors logged were in the middle of the night, and over a course of 30 minutes. As mentioned before, this user does not exist in the registry, or "control userpasswords2", but comes up in the management console and "users" menu in the control panel.

Answer:New User created without my permission? Doesn't exist in registry.

Anyone?

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hi
i have a software that need to create  a file  and access it in drive C when run
but when i need to run whit a local users or domain users , this software not run
please help me  to obtain a way that users permission can create a file in drive C

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We're trying to automate using netdom to join machines to the domain. The only problem we've run into is that the account we created to do this has permissions to add a machine, but cannot remove it. We're having trouble finding where to give it that permission in AD.

Can someone clue me in here?

Before someone starts suggesting sysprep, understand that aside from this small issue we've got our image process down to two steps:

1) Boot from a floppy or USB drive to start Ghost pulling whichever image we need
2) Return after the image is done and enter the computer name in a DOS window

Batch files are great. It renames the PC, reboots it, joins it to the domain, reboots, logs inot the domain, installs antivirus, resets the local admin password, removes the automatic login, cleans up all the batch files, and shuts down. And all we have to do is type the computer name.
 

Answer:Granting user permission to remove machine from domain

Open ADUC, go to View, and select Advanced Features. This will give you the Security tab under the Properties view. Then, bring up the Properties for the OU that holds the computer accounts. Find the account you want to give the permissions to, and click Edit. Then, just look for the "Delete Computer Objects" entry.


 

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Is there a way to make take ownership change file/folder permission to machine/user while getting rid of old and or corrupted information?

Just something that came to mind when I was fooling with format/reinstalling windose again. I dunno if its something to be aware of or not but knowing windose it might be a bad thing if it gets to cluttered with iffy info.

And is there a way to change system file/folder permission's to the new install? Sometimes something goes wonky and I have nothing but problems from folders deep within programdata/windows/appdata not wanting to allow an installer to put stuff in there.

Answer:Change file/folder permission to machine/user only

Not sure I fully understand what you are trying to do but does the following tutorial help?

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html

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Hello,

I have an issue with my main user profile - I renamed it, and since then there have been small issues, like the search not finding installed apps, certain Windows apps showing only a blank screen (including Contact Support, which is good for a chuckle), and an occasional hang on restart. I created a test profile, and have confirmed that Search, Apps, and restarting behave as expected with the new profile after initial login.

Once I copy the data from the original user over things get more interesting. The desktop opens quickly, and while some icons lose their program association (links to websites which are represented by Chrome icons on the bad profile), other programs will open on a double click. The issue is that the search box doesn't allow text to be entered, and the start button does nothing. Clicking on File Explorer, I get a message that "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file." I tried to screenshot that and save it in mspaint, but on attempting to save I get the message "You can't save to 'This PC'. Please Choose another location." (Dodgy screenshot attached - had to take it with a phone)

I followed this procedure for copying over the data, which I performed from the built-in Administrator account : https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...#1TC=windows-7

One exception to the procedure listed was that I found that I had to log in to the new user account before moving files into the folder. If I didn't, even with a ... Read more

Answer:Permission issues after copying User data to new profile.

I was able to resolve this issue by resetting the Windows file permissions to their defaults. I had tried to reset them a few different ways, but this is what ended up working :

If it's not enabled, enable the built-in Administrator Account (at elevated command prompt : net user administrator /active:yes )Log out of all active accounts.Log in as built in Administrator.To restore the default file permissions, at an elevated command prompt run this command: secedit /configure /cfg %windir%\inf\defltbase.inf /db defltbase.sdb /verboseRestart the computer.Log in to the new account - this took longer than usual, I assume due to the settings being applied.Log in to any other active accounts (built-in Administrator will be disabled by the command above)After successful login to all accounts, restart again.

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I note that there have been several other posts on this subject but I cannot see one that solves my problem. I was transferring files from one external drive to another, I found a problem with a set of folders that I could not transfer with permission which should have been fine as I have administrator rights.

Looking at the folder permissions I found an unknown user account
Looking for solutions I tried to delete this account but was not allowed unless I turned off inherited permissions
I tried turning off the inheritance but this resulted in an error saying it failed to enumerate the number of objects in the container access denied.

Looking at some individual files (in one of the offending folders) properties showed 'Unable to display current owner' selecting the 'Change' option allowed me to change the file ownership to Everyone - Full Control and I could then move or delete the file.

There are quite a lot of files to do so is there a way to change all the affected folder & file permissions in one move?

Rgds
Jon

Answer:Windows 8.1 Unknown User Account Permission problem

Hi Jon, welcome to the Eight Forums.

The user profile with SID (security identifier) ending with 1001 is usually (not always) the first user account created when Windows is installed or a pre-installed Windows booted first time. In most cases this means it's your own user account.

You can check for which user account that SID belongs by giving the following command in Command Prompt:

Code:
wmic useraccount get name,sid


This example from my laptop, the first account I created when I installed Windows 8.1 was a local account called Admin which got the SID 1001:

SID ending with 500 belongs always to the built-in administrator account, SID ending with 501 to built-in Guest account, whether these two accounts are enabled and active or not. Other user accounts start from 1000.

What the above means is that you have most probably tried to remove your own account. Don't do that !

Kari

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deny delete permission for user and rename file windows xp sp2

Answer:deny file delete & rename permission for user

... and the question is?

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I have UAC set one level below default, most programs will run without asking permission, however, Auslogics Defrag and Malwarebytes amongst some others, always need permission to run. How do I give these programs permanent permission to run?

Answer:User Account Control asks permission to run some programs, why?

toolman59 said:

I have UAC set one level below default, most programs will run without asking permission, however, Auslogics Defrag and Malwarebytes amongst some others, always need permission to run. How do I give these programs permanent permission to run?



Programs that get deeper into the system are riskier to it so additional permissions are required, in some cases setting them to always run "As administrator" may help.

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Hello,

I have an issue with my main user profile - I renamed it, and since then there have been small issues, like the search not finding installed apps, certain Windows apps showing only a blank screen (including Contact Support, which is good for a chuckle), and an occasional hang on restart. I created a test profile, and have confirmed that Search, Apps, and restarting behave as expected with the new profile after initial login.

Once I copy the data from the original user over things get more interesting. The desktop opens quickly, and while some icons lose their program association (links to websites which are represented by Chrome icons on the bad profile), other programs will open on a double click. The issue is that the search box doesn't allow text to be entered, and the start button does nothing. Clicking on File Explorer, I get a message that "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file." I tried to screenshot that and save it in mspaint, but on attempting to save I get the message "You can't save to 'This PC'. Please Choose another location." (Dodgy screenshot attached - had to take it with a phone)

I followed this procedure for copying over the data, which I performed from the built-in Administrator account : https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...#1TC=windows-7

One exception to the procedure listed was that I found that I had to log in to the new user account before moving files into the folder. If I didn't, even with a ... Read more

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Good Morning,
Is there a way to grant a local user permission to reset other local user's passwords?

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SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP ME! I need help changing permissions and taking ownership of my Local Disk D.I have denied all permissions to my Windows Vista Local Disk D,and now I cannot change the permissions or take ownership even as an Administrator.System Restore didn't help.The disk is marked "Access Denied" and when you go to its properties,you find the following: General: Access Denied All spaces 0 bytes Sharing: Not Shared Security: Current owner---Unable to display current owner When I click to change ownership to Administrator,I get "Unable to set new owner on Access Denied (D. Access is Denied" Same results when I go to Advanced. Please help me!.I don't want to lose my documents on the Disk.

Answer:Windows 7: accidentally removed permission for authenticated user for

Give it a try with the hidden administrator. Disable after use. The administrator is too powerful for everyday usage.
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable[2]=User Accounts

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Is there a way to make take ownership change file/folder permission to machine/user while getting rid of old and or corrupted information?

Just something that came to mind when I was fooling with format/reinstalling windose again. I dunno if its something to be aware of or not but knowing windose it might be a bad thing if it gets to cluttered with iffy info.

And is there a way to change system file/folder permission's to the new install? Sometimes something goes wonky and I have nothing but problems from folders deep within programdata/windows/appdata not wanting to allow an installer to put stuff in there.

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We have an application(Myapp.exe), which is runs under administrator account properly( as it edit/update/write DLL in registry). But due to to security resons we dont want to provide Admin password to all users, and we want to run application under Standard User ( member of Users group only).
I did these setting in MyApp.exe.manifest
<requestedExecutionLevel level="asInvoker" uiAccess="false" />
and linked in the file MyApp.rc as given below
Partial Class MyApp :Form
{
Public MyApp
{
InitializeComponent();
---
---
---
#define MANIFEST_RESOURCE_ID 1
MANIFEST_RESOURCE_ID RT_MANIFEST "ProLaw.exe.manifest"
}
}
I buld the project, and through Standard user i tried to run the project, but it is still asking Administrator password.
Am i missing any step?

Answer:How to allocate Administrator permission to Standard User for Windows

Hello aloktripathi, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if you may be able to use the tutorial below to allow the standard user to run your elevated app without them having to enter your password or getting a UAC prompt.

Elevated Program Shortcut - Create for Standard User

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi,

I recently installed windows 7 32 bit and was browsing thru security settings for my drive D (partition). i accidentally removed permission for 'authenticated users', and now getting error "access is denied" for this drive, and I'm using the enabled admin account in windows 7.

All my important files are stored on this drive and need your help accessing them badly.

Your assistance will be appreciated.

Answer:accidentally removed permission for authenticated user for drive d:

unfortunately I know from experience system restore doesn't seem to fix this problem. You should be able to copy authenticated users back into the permissions though.

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I have an external drive connected to a computer (running Windows 8) that's shared on a home network, accessible by 3 other machines (these machines run Windows 7). The permission is set up such that all other 3 machines can access and read files from the external drive, and they have no problem doing so. Within that external drive, I have a folder with permission set for Everyone and full control, because I want to allow other 3 machines to edit files in or copy files into that particular subfolder. Despite that, other 3 machines cannot edit files in that folder, nor able to copy files into that folder. I checked permission tab of that folder from a network machine, and it does display Everyone with full control. Any suggestion? Thanks.

Answer:network user unable to write to subfolder with permission

Originally Posted by namsilat


I have an external drive connected to a computer (running Windows 8) that's shared on a home network, accessible by 3 other machines (these machines run Windows 7). The permission is set up such that all other 3 machines can access and read files from the external drive, and they have no problem doing so. Within that external drive, I have a folder with permission set for Everyone and full control, because I want to allow other 3 machines to edit files in or copy files into that particular subfolder. Despite that, other 3 machines cannot edit files in that folder, nor able to copy files into that folder. I checked permission tab of that folder from a network machine, and it does display Everyone with full control. Any suggestion? Thanks.



Besides the permission settings on the sharing tab you also need to go into the Security Tab and add permissions for Everyone there as well. The link below shows you how.

HDD sharing - Windows 7 Forums

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I have a home network implemented using workgroup. I want to share a folder on my vista pc with one other user over lan. I want to set it up like if that particular user clicks on the folder (under "Network"->"My PC"), he gets access, but if some other lan user clicks on the folder, it prompt for a password OR give any kind of error.
So far I have tried going to to-be-shared folder's security permissions and grant "Everyone" read persmissions, but then everyone over lan gets access to the folder contents. If I remove everyone, then that specific user I want to share folder with also gets blocked out. So far its all-or-none results for me. Someone suggested me to create a local account on my pc with the same username as the friend I want to share folder with, but thats little clumsy stopgap solution for me because then I would have to create a user on my pc for every person over lan who I want to share a specific folder with. Is there any other way to accomplish the desired results??

Answer:How to give file sharing permission to a specific user over lan??

there are a couple of ways you could make it happen but they all involve extra time and or money:
1) set up as NAS system some of the like the buffallo drive will allow you to create users to access network resources

2) use a open source ldap implentation to create a directory

3) set up a win srv 2k3/8 directory

without a directory there is no way to centerlly manage users and ressouces thats why setting

a cheap way would be if you have a extra pc and a large HDD you can?store all the profiles and shared folders on this pc

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hello,
can any one provide me solution for my problem .
I hav created a domin by our company name. Also i hav created some users in that domain , when thses users login as domain user they ar not able to get acess to all application which ar used prevoiusly when the system was in workgroup . our users use many applications these applications ar not seen in start menu . what could be the problem or any mistake done by me.
i 'll explain u how i hav created the users
start menu , administrative tools , domin users and computers and then new user . here i hav given the required information .After this process i hav to anything more for creation of user , if any please provide me few steps not the links .
i hav to assiign local administrative permissions so that the users can acess all the applications which they were using previously . In workgroup they were able to access all the applications but when they login as domin user they ar not able to access,What could be the reason
we use server as 2000 advanced server and client machines ar 2000 professional and XP professional

ravi
 

Answer:how to assign a local administrator permission to a doamin user

Sounds like a permissions issue, do they have the correct permissions for the files and programs they are using?
 

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Good Day,
I have 2 applications on a specific machine Windows 7 with SP1 , one application needs an English Locale and the other needs Arabic Locale , and every time the user asks the help desk to enter the admin credentials.
is there a way using Group Policy or else to give the user permission to change it without giving her administrator privilege  ?
Regards
Elias Dayeh

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Hi

I mistakenly changed the user access permissions to a folder in order to fix a problem where an update to a program would not install as it did not have the required permissions. I'm pretty much inept at this, so I have no idea what the permissions should look like for the folder in question.

I was told that I could simply delete the file and reinstall the application completely to reset the access permissions by a friend of mine, but I now cannot delete the file. It asks for permission from DESKTOP-H8EAS90\User to delete, but I have no idea what this is and cannot find out through google.

If any information is required to give advice on what is happening feel free to ask.

Thanks

Answer:Deleting a file requires permission from a user that is not on this computer?

If you do not know what you are doing, it is best to leave the Permissions alone. As you have seen, this can cause great harm.
For this one file you can Take Ownership of it

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I can apply 'Site Zone Assignement' successfully to user:
User Settings -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Security Page.
I can use this to add sites to trusted sites.
When I apply the 'Security Compliance Manager' 4.0 Internet Explorer GPO template to the workstation, the user site zone assignment settings "stop taking". I say stop taking, because according to group policy modeling, and gpresult,
the user GPO is present and applied.

Of note:
If I change the 'Site Zone Assignement' to a computer setting, it takes. {My manager doesn't want to do this}
If I enable loopback processing it does not take.

I've seen this issue on windows 7 and 10 Enterprise x64 clients.
I feel like there is something set in the SCM internet Explorer GPO set that's preventing user settings (whether from GPO or user) from applying, but I can't put my finger on it. Does anyone else know?

P.S. Link to SCM: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/secguide/2014/09/04/scm-baselines-for-windows-8-1-ie-11-and-server-2012-r2-are-now-live/
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=507389&clcid=0x409
Internet-Explorer-11-Security-Compliance-Baseline_Attachments-2.cab\BaselineDocuments\94949772-335f-402b-bb8e-9904a31b1cba\Internet Explorer 11 CCE Reference.xlsm

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I use Windows XP Pro. My lovely children got to my computer this morning and logged in as me, rather than as "kids". Now, when I try to log in as "me", all of my settings are gone and the scene and settings look like when you log in as the "kids" . When I try to go into explorer, it tells me I have to install it. Same with all other programs. Nothing shows up as installed. If I pull up my programs list, it still lists my programs such as itunes, word, etc., but if I try to run them, they all need to be installed. (Logging in as "kids" still looks like "kids" though.) If I look for my Word documents through another user's Word, I can find them, under "kids documents", "shortcut to me documents". I looked at doing system restore but somewhere in the process it looks like system checkpoints have been deleted because the only system checkpoint it shows is from today and is after the change occurred.

I obviously can access my Word documents but it is my saved email and addresses that I am most upset about. Any suggestions? Would it make things worse to try restarting the computer? Many, many, many thanks.
 

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When I started up it says Win.ini corrupt. Then it starts
up as a new user losing track of Favorites and Start Menu
and Desktop Icons, Display and Folder attributes. Under
Documents and Settings it has added Dave.U5R2D5 in
addition to Dave which still has all the information. I tried
switching the 2 Filenames to get back to what it used to be but
gave an error message and didn't do it and started another new file.
Is there some way to use the old Dave file?
 

Answer:Lost settings, New user made in Documents and Settings

Hiya asd123321.

It sounds like you`ve re-installed the system from CD over the top of an existing system, giving you a fresh `Dave`. Have you recently run a repair or indeed, done a clean install ?

As a work-around, can you take the documents & favourites from the old `Dave` and put them in the new `Dave` so at least you`re back up and running again.

Jenny
 

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Ok heres the thing, i just got a computer today, my mate put it together and i have a legit version of windows vista business. I was recently downloading stuff for my computer and everytime i tried to open the instalation file it comes up with "windows needs your permission to continue". i click ok but the screen then sort of fades and then just never loads it? so i tried turning of the user account control, however everytime i do it comes up with the same message, "windows needs your permission to continue". If i try and change my firewall, or do anything with a shield marked next to it, it comes up with the message and the program never opens, forcing me to close it down in task manager. I am the only user on the computer and am an adminstrtor. i didnt set a password when i installed windows, and now i cant even change it. Please help this is frustrating me so much, i cant even find help on goodle. so yeh basically i cant install anything or change any settings. f any can help me at all please..... IM DESPERATE

Answer:help - can't access any settings or install files due to windows needing permission t

hi and welcome this may help clarify permissions and admin http://www.tech-forums.net/pc/f9/adm...ws-7-a-197772/ and this http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...windows-vista/

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