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Need to Override Permission Settings

Question: Need to Override Permission Settings

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.

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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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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


Answer:Override user permission when taking backup?

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I want to replace a dll file in system32 with another one. It says I need permission.

Is there a command in cmd that can replace this with another one? Or any other way to do this?

Answer:How can I replace & override orig dll file. Says need permission.

If you use the built in Administrator, you will have the necessary permission.
Administrator Account
That being said use extreme caution when accessing a dll account, be sure you know what you are doing. You can cause problems that you may not be able to resolve. Before starting, create a system restore poing.

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I accidentally changed boot.ini to log in to safe mode to try and solve a Trojan issue. But I don't have the administrator password apparently. Is there a way to override this setting in BIOS or in the Windows Advanced Options menu so I can log in using my regular username and password?

Answer:Override boot.ini settings?

"But I don't have the administrator password apparently."If you mean the (Windows) Administrator user that's in Safe mode on the Logon screen, usually there is no password - just click on Administrator and press Enter. The bios has nothing to do with that. If that works, Start - Run - type: msconfig , press Enter, select the Boot.ini tab, click on the box beside /SAFEBOOT to remove the checkmark - there is no checkmark on any box there by default - click on OK at the bottom of the window.Restart the computer, boot normally. When you want to go into Safe mode, press F8 repeatedly while booting, do not hold down the key, and when the boot choices menu appears, select Safe mode, or Safe mode with networking. If you mean a laptop bios Setup's Administrator password, why don't you know it ?It CANNOT be easily removed. If you mean a desktop bios Setup's Administrator password, when the AC power has been removed to the case, - remove the mboard's cmos battery from the mboard for a few seconds, install it again, making sure the + on it's top is where you can see it, - or - move the clear cmos jumper on the mboard to it's clear position, move it back after a few seconds. In either case, you will get a "cmos checksum error" or similar when you boot after that - you need to set the date and time in the bios Setup, save settings.

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When i use gps function (here Transit) the phone shuts off based on my lock out screen setting.. max 5 minutes. is there an override for the 925.5 lumia

Answer:How do I override lock out settings?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question When i use gps function (here Transit) the phone shuts off based on my lock out screen setting.. max 5 minutes. is there an override for the 925.5 lumia Right now there is now way to override the lock screen time out setting for HERE Transit. Some navigation apps, however, can prevent the phone from locking by keeping the screen on while inside the app, such as Waze.

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At my work we all have laptops with Vista Enterprise, and we have Administrator rights on the computer. Still, IT has managed to set the performance settings on the laptops to "best performance" and it does not help to set performance option back to "best appearance" via control panel. Even though I have admin rights.

I am thinking this might be overridden in the registry or something? Any input? I really don't know where to start...

Answer:Override IT-Admin Visual settings

Hi Thomsan,

Although I don't want to guide you in how to circumvent your IT superior's settings, it's probably a setting that has been set in the Local Group Policy Editor.

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

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

                                   and APPID

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

Could you tell me exactly... Read more

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

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

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

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

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Hey folks. I'm trying to get the new splinter cell running on my X850XT-PE. It's a good card that's run everything I've thrown at it so far, but splinter cell 4 requires SM 3.0 to run. I read online somewhere that editing simpleshader=False to true and maybe some other settings, i could get the game to run.

I included the settings file for you if you've got any suggestions.

Thanks, Pete

Answer:Splinter Cell: Double agent. No SM 2.0?? Can I override this in the settings.ini?

No-one huh?

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For those who don't mind sending telemetry to MS, skip this post. For all others...

I happened to be in Task Scheduler for something completely unrelated, and noticed MS had setup tasks to send telemetry about my computer to MS, even though I had opted out of doing so when I installed W7. These tasks were located in the "Customer Experience Improvement Program" folder under Microsoft/Windows branch in the Task Scheduler Library tree. Digging into this, it turns out a KB update issued 4th quarter 2015 ignores your privacy settings and sets up tasks to send telemetry anyway. (See Forbes article link below.)

Forbes Welcome

To check this on my machines, I went to the original setting for CEIP and saw it was indeed set to NOT participate... you can see by going to Control Panel -> Action Center -> click hyperlink at left to "Change Action Center settings", then in the new window, look at the bottom for the hyperlink that says "Customer Experience Improvement Program setting" ... and see if it is set to NOT participate (as mine was).

Now go into Task Scheduler and into the folder of the same name under MS/Windows... and see if there aren't 2 or 3 enabled tasks... in the description in the lower part of the window, you will see the tasks are for CEIP and involve sending telemetry.

After disabling those tasks, I also found three other folders setup to send telemetry, apparently (as per the article above and others sources I read) from other KB... Read more

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I looked around the 'Net and was not able to find the answer to this question. If I put a site in the IE11 Enterprise Mode site list used by our organization at set it to exclude=true (i.e. default/native mode), how does IE11 behave if a user has that site
in their user-controlled Compatibility View list?
Thanks in advance!

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I recently purchased a new asus X751S for college and i looked for something that can also support some of my steam games. This laptop so far is perfect however there is one thing that I am not sure how to fix.

What I'm looking for is this


However on my graphics properties only gives me this


Now I've done the basic stuff as try to update my graphics driver
However i get an error that says my manufacturer wont let me install latest version due to interfering with my current one.

I'm puzzled on what to do, if anyone can give me tips i'd gladly appreciate it!

Thank you.

Answer:Intel Graphics HD, no "Override Application Settings"


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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 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?


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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;en-us;313222

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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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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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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


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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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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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 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?

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 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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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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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 ?


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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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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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)

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


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,

Permissions- inheritable,

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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) }
{ (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!

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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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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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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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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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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.


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My son received an HP laptop for christmas.  I'm unable to access family settings to give permission for Chrome.  Shoot, I can't find any settings to change.

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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 and this

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Apologies if this topic has previously been discussed, but my search didn't yield helpful results.

In attempting (unsuccessfully) to install a citrix plugin for remote desktop, I'm discovering that advanced security settings for Program Files are screwed up, but I am unable to adjust them. I am currently logged in as administrator and user account control settings are set to "never notify". Please see the attached screenshot. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Permission / Advanced Security Settings issue with Program Files

What is the image you posted supposed to show? I don't see anything wrong. It's normal for Trusted Install to own the operating system directory trees like Program Files, Program Data, Windows, etc.

Your looks the same as mine:

Are you logged in as the normally hidden Administrator account or are you logged in as an Administrator level account?

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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.


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

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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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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hi everyone,

I cannot edit the properties pannel for 'Application system' (named: COMSysApp) in COM+ Application folder, in Local computer, in Components services.
My OS is a WIN 7 Home premium Service pack 1, 64 bit .

-My question is how to make editable this pannel.-

In other words, most of tabs for thise pannel are shown in greyed-out.
COM+ applications are vital for the security of all system, so I need to manage those.

Could you show me how resolve this issue, by Services component tool and with Regedit?
I'm the administrator of Pc and I run all administrative tools as Administrator.

Is it possible the solution is about user priviliges, maybe in Regedit or what else?

I need to manage ALL services on my PC for security.

(Moreover, I tried to close manually, by Win firewall, the ports for the services in grey out, but it's impossible to do. Seems the firewall rules are ineffecctive. On network
monitor, indeed, in the section of listening port, on descriprion appears something like that: impossible to firwalled it.

I'm quitly worried about this.

I read somewhere, the solution it could be running as System in my Pc but for Home Edition I cannot understand how to do that.)

Any idea?

Lv A1

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I started getting this message yesterday on this site and others.
It seems I must go to Flash Website Storage Settings panel and change the settings to Never ask again. How do I get to this settings panel, please?

Answer:Adobe flash player settings requesting permission to store information on your computer

In control panel (view by large icons) double click Flash Player, the settings are under the Storage tab.

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I've been having a ton of problems since my boyfriend clicked on an email he thought was authentic from an ebay fraud. Web pages have been slow to not responsive, I kept getting errors about remote server refusing connections, the lan service kept showing proxy server settings and when I would uncheck the box, it just went back again and the check reappears. I tried a system restore and when it came back on it was doing something with new settings and there was never a box or anything with an option to make new settings from the restore. I've done this a few times before and never had settings load like this did. Since then everything seems to have problems. Also, I cannot view the wireless adapter properties because it says I don't have administrative privileges which is what I sign in under I think and also when I click on the show characters under the password it never shows it now just makes the check disappear. I ran hijack and this is what I got:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 3:16:34 AM, on 2/17/2014
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.16428)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP SimplePass\TouchControl.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP SimplePass\IEWebSiteLogon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP On Screen Display\HPOSD.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP CoolSense\CoolSense.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program... Read more

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I need to change the port settings, but get message that I don't have "write" permissions.

I tried this approach:

Run Regedt32.exe, find
now right click Enum , and goto permissions..make sure either Everyone or your
account are set to Full

But got same error message when I tried to make the change.

Thanks in advance.

Regards, Paul.

Answer:Need "permission" to change Port settings

It's okay. I figured it out.

Thanks anyway...

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hi all

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

please make reply as soon as possible.

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

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

ran Icacls from an admin cmd prompt.

nothing lets me have control of the file...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

HDD sharing

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thanks -

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i need help to overriding the schools blocks so i can download some morrowind mods in a reasonable amount of time. (yes our security is gay and wont allow the downloading of .zip files) here is what my problem looks like.

Answer:how do i override this?

sorry, we can't help you by-pass security measures set in place for obvious reasons.

Pay attention today, you just might learn something you need for tomorrow.

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Question: override

I need help in overriding administrator password on my computer


Please read the TSG Rules before posting again. We no longer provide any help with passwords. Obviously, we can't determine the real intent here, so our policy is to abstain from any assistance in these matters.

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Question: antivirus override

Can someone tell me if I should be concerned. I ran a scan in spybot and it found Microsoft.WindowsSecurityCenter.AntivirusOverride. I fixed problem and immunized. My computer still keeps on freezing, I am still getting a message to inform Microsoft My OS is XP home edition, and IE6. Advice would be much appreciated, and thanks in advance. Sconedd.

Answer:antivirus override

If you read the second part of the answer at click here it says why spybot reported it.If you can reverse the change and then follow the suggested fix which is to exclude it from future scans it might help.

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Question: Buffer Override?

For some reason, something has got on my computer. And it runs programs that overload my cpu. Here is the hijack this log. What do I need to do?
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:40:17 PM, on 10/23/2007
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
H:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exe
h:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
H:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
H:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskSrver.exe
H:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\6172\SAService.exe
H:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
H:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskAgent.exe
H:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\6172\SiteAdv.exe
H:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exe
H:\Program Files\MySpace\IM\MySpaceIM.exe
H:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
H:\Program Files\The Wea... Read more

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need some help please. A friend gave me a computer to give to my daughter, but when I power up I only get an " override" display on the monitor. The power light is on, the keyboard lights function but nothing else happens. Tried swiching hard drives but no change.

Any ideas?


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Question: buffer override

Recently I installed a second drive, basically just for pinnacle studio files.

I just removed the pinnacle program from my main drive then reinstalled onto my slave.

I get a buffer override error that tells me this program needs to close.

HJ log...
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:40:41 PM, on 9/27/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\DeviceService\DevSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\shwiconem.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\Owner\LOCALS~1\Temp\Temporary Directory 2 for\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Soft... Read more

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I was recently at MR&HJT forum. I have Norton AV and was recommended to download Spybot. Spybot fixed all my problems, but now my Windows Security Center is telling me AV is OFF. It doesn't give me the option to turn it back on. It has a checkbox saying "I have another AV program that will monitor this." Once I check it, it says NOT MONITORED. Then Spybot tells me there's an OVERRIDE. How do I get Security Center to go back on?

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Question: Yahoo Override

For some reason, when I enter:, I get the yahoo sign-in page. Both IE and Firefox default to yahoo sign-in. If I call up any other site, e.g., wall street journal, it comes up correctly. I just cant' get to msnbc, which is my default home page. I've never had this problem before and don't know what happened. Anyone have any idieas on what to do?

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Question: security override

this is for my personal pc.

I ran a couple of different scans and a security center override pops up.

Can you review my logs for me?

Answer:security override


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Hello, I am having an issue with a website. Normally, I look up the issue and follow the steps to fix this issue, however, I have been on countless sites and none of them have fixed the issue.
I went on to the web today and found that all three of my search engines, Chrome, IE and Firefox all start up a website: I do not have any toolbars, there are no extensions, add-ons or plug-ins. I have reset the default web pages (i.e. and when going into the internet options after exiting the internet application, they still show as defaults but this website dosearches is overriding it. I've used Norton, malwarebytes and something called Cloud System Booster. I've tried to erase the registry keys and have even went into System32\etc\host and tried to block the site but it still shows up. The last thing I've downloaded was a .rar extractor called IZArc which I have uninstalled. I do not have (which is what many websites state to uninstall).
I've also have reset Firefox under Help > Troubleshooting and it still shows up.
Thank you for your time! Override

Hi there,my name is Marius and I will assist you with your malware related problems.Before we move on, please read the following points carefully. First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding. Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one. If you have any problems while following my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem. Do not run any other scans without instruction or add/remove software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me. Post all logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts. If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed. Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean. My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.   Scan with DDSDownload DDS and save it to your desktop from here or here orhere.Disable any script blocker, and then double click dds.scr to run the tool.When done, DDS will open two (2) logsDDS.txt: save to your desktop then post its contents in your topicAttach.txt: save to your... Read more

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Found computer dont know the password

Answer:how to override a password

Like most forums, we do not provide help for password issues. There is no way to prove ownership and no assurance such information would not be used to obtain illegal access to a computer.

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Question: To override cache

I am a novice webmaster for our church and use Dreamweaver. Is there a way in which I can make a new page upload overriding people's cache? I have problems with some people who don't see changes I make because they forget to press F5 to refresh their computers.

Answer:To override cache

click here

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Question: override message

While surfing the internet my computer screen went black with a blue square in the center with "Override" written on it. Now when I try to boot up, I get to the windows Me starting page and it stops. Could it be my processer has gone bad?Thanks for any helpcarrilina

Answer:override message

Can you get into safe mode? hit F5 continually whilst booting up.

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Question: Override on screen

I really hope someone can help me here. I have a computer which when powered up constantly shows "override" on the screen and will not boot up.

I used to be able to unplug the power cables and then reseat them and this seemed to work but now it doesn't resolve the problem.

Can anyone tell me what is wrong and what I can do to remedy the situation.

Thanx in advance.

Answer:Override on screen

This means that the monitor is generally not getting an input from the computer or there's a problem with the monitor. Check all the connections between the computer and monitor, try another monitor if possible.

Also note if the computer beeps, and if so what pattern. You should also open up the computer case and make sure that the video card is seated correctly as is the RAM. reseat both to make sure the connection is good. However, if a part in the computer has failed, you'll need to swap parts to determine which component it is.

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Question: Override login

I built a win2kserver a few mos ago and finally got back to it, now I can't remember the password. Is there anyway to discover the password through DOS (probably not since it wouldn't be secure, but I thought I would ask anyway)

Answer:Override login

This tool may help which I got from another forumer

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Question: Override password

Recently, I read an article about how to override a computers password. I am not sure which magazine but it was within the last month.

I did not pay much attention to the article at the time, and then last week, my brother in law died. His computer is password protected and while I was able to guess the password with the help of his wife, it made me think about that article and how close I was to needing to know how to do it.

He was using Windows XP.

I am interested in seeing how it was done. In my case, I might have needed that information.

Did anyone here read that same article?


Answer:Override password

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Question: Dell Override

I purchased a new Dell computer recently,i.e. Dell Dimension 2350, and noticed that I am blocked from doing varoius things like make a change to the registry or certain files are not visible, and varius other changes I am not able to make because Dell has somehow locked me out. Someone please help me to become unlocked by Dell.

Answer:Dell Override

What Operating system are you using?

Are you logged on with the default administator account or
with a user that is part of the adm group or?

Are you able to access the registry?

What error message do you recive when you try to make any changes?

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can you tell me how to override password

Answer:how to override password


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Question: Override Screen ?

I tried to install an extra hard disk but now when I try to boot my computer the moniter reads "override" and I can't do anything. I took the hard disk out and put everything the way it was. Please help!

Answer:Override Screen ?

Need more info; did you install new drive
to secondary IDE port-if so is it enabled in BIOS and Windows(device manager, hard disk
controller,settings should read both primary
and secondary channles enabled.) Did you tell BIOS to Auto detect? Hope this helps.
Be carefull with BIOS settings if you ar

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This worked in 7,

Get Back Mini Toolbar of Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7

Any idea of a way to make it work in 8? The DLL successful loads, and I even have the option to turn the toolbar on however the Toolbar isn't working.

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Is it possible to override maximum resolution in windows display settings via the registry or some other way? My problem is that I'm running a PC via remote control, so there is no monitor plugged in. The maximum windows will allow me to set it at is 1280x1024 but I need to run it at 1600x1200. I tried installing a driver for a high res monitor, but xp refuses to install the driver and just uses the standard plug and play driver.

Answer:possible to override max display resolution in XP?

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i bought this an no one remembers the password. i am on my other computer

Answer:how to override administrators password on wi

Try googling for forgot admin password

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Hi everyone,
I just bought 5 IBM Thinkpads "AS IS" at an auction. Apparently they are passworded.

I know there is a combo hotkeys to press to bypass the password, does anyone know them? Or anyway other way to bypass the password.

Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this and helping.

Answer:Password Override Windows Xp Pro

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I was given a very old pc by a family friend which was used by their children. It is windows xp password protected and neither child can remember their password as the pc has been unused for years. Is there anyway I can bypass this to log on?

Answer:Override XP password on PC not used for years

reformat and re-install the operating system.You said nothing about PC specs so you can google to see if the PC has a hidden partition you can boot to.Some HELP in posting on plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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Hi All

I'm just new to this forum, i have a problem with donation PC as i can not remove password dialogue box and i do not have a password.

Please help me how override this password.

thanks in advance.


Answer:Windows password override

Is the password on a Admin account or a sub account?

Also, does the BIOS have a password?

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One of my anti-spyware caught this:

'Microsoft Word Security Center. AntiVirus Override'.

Can anybody tell me what that means? Is it related to Conficker?

Answer:Antivirus Override- Conficker?

It probably isn't Conflicker, as Conflicker sneaks onto your Computer Secretly. It probably wouldn't alert you.
Trojan, possibly?

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Just found out that my Dell Studio XPS 13 has a busted sense pin in one of the headphone jacks. Basically, that means that the sensor in the headphone jack (that shuts off the speakers when headphones go in) is permanently stuck in the "headphones in" position.

The upshot of this is that my speakers are basically dead until I can fix that thing.

To replace the jack - you have to replace the entire motherboard - which would cost $600.

Anyone have any other ideas?

I've tried wiggling the headphone jack around inside there... so the manual fix doesn't work.

Any ideas how to disable it with a driver or otherwise?


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Does setting your video driver application, like in ATI tool, to override 60hz default to a higher rate while playing 3d games make any difference? Either in speed or looks? I have been trying it different ways and then benchmarking and if anything it seems that forcing a higher refresh rate might help the speed a little.

does anyone know if all this matters much? thanks

Answer:refresh rate override

Setting the refresh rate to higher than 60 Hz allows for a higher frame rate (especially with Vsync enabled); when benchmarking vsync should be disabled - that way refresh rate won't have any effect on performance.

Higher refresh rates are also better for your eyes (Well, some people - like myself) are sensitive to anything below 85Hz).

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The office staff that had this computer before us had a administrator account and all the other user accounts were limited. I need to change that but i dont know the password to get into the administrator account. Is there a way i can override it?? or am i gonna have to back up all the info on this computer and reformat it?? Help

Answer:how can i override a administrator account on win xp??

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I have an Athlon AMD XP 1800+ It has 2 onboard USB connections, 1 onboard Ethernet and 1 pci ethernet. My adsl is using 1 usb. When ever i plug in something into either ethernet plug my usb connections stop working? i dont know what it could b. There r no conflicts when u look in device manager. USB ip/tcp is set to auto whilst the ethernet card has for my xbox. It was working fine until a mate tried to network his pc to mine. he doesnt know what he has changed. Any help would b much apprieciated.

Answer:Ethernet cards override USB

Have you tried running a Windows Update by going to ? Have about updating your drivers for the Enternet card?[glb]Flame[/glb]

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I want my desktop wallpaper to change automatically on specific dates (say, my wife’s birthday or New Year’s eve). How do I do that? I have searched Google extensively and tried dozens of wallpaper managers and desktop calendars, but oddly enough I have found nothing that offers the simple functionality I want.

To clarify, let me state what I am NOT looking for:
• I am NOT looking for a sequencer that merely rotates wallpapers at pre-set time intervals.
• I am NOT looking for a sequencer that merely changes wallpapers at certain times of the day (morning/afternoon/evening). There’s a Microsoft program that does just that (it’s just called “Wallpapers”) but this is NOT what I need.
• I am NOT looking for a desktop tool that merely adds a calendar to my desktop.
Instead, I want my desktop background to function as sort of a reminder or alarm: when a specified time and date comes (say, Christmas) display the appropriate wallpaper (say, Santa) for a specified time interval.

There is a Microsoft program for Windows XP, called PowerToy Wallpaper Changer, that offers something like the option I want: it’s a checkbox called “override wallpaper on special days” (you can't chose the time of day, though). Unfortunately, this program does not work on Windows 7 (The PowerToy stores the wallpaper file, toyhide.bmp, in the Windows\System32 folder, rather than saving the file on a per-user basis. For same reason, Wi... Read more

Answer:How to override wallpapers on specified dates?

sorry for digging this thread up, but i was wondering if anyone ever found a way to make this happen?

if not, can anyone recommend a background switcher that is actually random (the default windows 7 one seems to repeat quite a bit before going through them all)

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Hey guys, I don't really know anything about EDID override but apparently it should fix my monitor problem that I posted earlier..My questions are : Are EDID overrides specific to monitors? Where do I get them? How do I use them? My monitor is the Acer V233H.



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i have jus got a laptop from a friend but it still has his admin password on it i will like to override it i have his permision

Answer:how do i override an admisitrator password

If you have his permission, why doesn't he give you the password?How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.

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I want to know if there is a way to override the cool 'n quiet feature without turning it off. I mean, on my old Athlon 64 rig, the processor seems to be undecided on certain programs, meaning it doesn't know whether to run at 2000Mhz or at 1000MHz so the program randomly slows down when the processor goes down to 1000MHz. Then it realizes it needs to be at 2000MHz and goes back up. Then it isn't using enough CPU power so it goes back down causing lag again. I am using the computer as a Battlefield 1942, Battlefield 2, and FEAR server for LAN parties.

Is there a way to force it to run at the full 2000MHz for just these programs without turning off cool 'n quiet?

Answer:Override Cool 'N Quiet

You can go into the power management section of your control panel & set it to "desktop computer". Once you're done playing, set it back to "minimal power usage".

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How can i override Data Sense to be able to use data when no wifi spots are found around my location? Thank you

Answer:Data Sense Override?

Try setting your data amount to Unlimited.

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Hey guys, I try all different experiments on my computer. However vista seems to like to tell me access denied every once and a while.

My current project it to encrypt the SAM using the SYSTEM account to attempt to prevent password cracking via booting from disk.

Does anyone know if there is a way to either bypass, override or temporarily disable vistas security? It keeps giving me access denied, even running the command as nt authority\SYSTEM gets the denied message too.

Any ideas? Please don't say don't do it, I am doing it as soon as I find out how to get past this damm protocol. Assuming I find a way to circumvent it


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Hi, I have been having an issue recently with newer games. The games I play now are starting to override my gpu screen brightness settings and reverting them back to original brightness.

Basically I have my screen brightness set lower than normal through my gpu control panel. When I play some of these newer games now they override my gpu settings and revert them back to normal, even after the game is exited. I have to then go back into my gpu cotrol panel and set it back to what I had it originally.

This has happened with 2 different graphics cards, Nvidia and AMD both using their gpu display settings panel. Which would be Nvidia Control Panel, and AMD Cataclysm/Crimson Control Panels. Also with different drivers. The games I've had issues with are Fallout 4, Warhammer Vermintide, and now Ghost in the Shell Online. So I don't know if its an issue just for me or if that's just how games are being made now to use their brightness settings to override mine. Any thoughts?

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I had to reinstall Windows 98 from scratch and am able to connect to the internet via Netscape. However, I also want to use IE but when I launch it, I just get a sign up page for MSN, which I am not interested in. How do I just get the browser to open?

Answer:IE reinstall - how to override MSN sign up?

It sounds like you are clicking on the IE icon on the desktop. Go to start programs and click on IE Explorer there. I believe the icon on the desktop is solely for setting up msn connection and I deleted it and just went to the start programs and opened explorer that way.

Then when it did open I think it opened to msn page and I had to change that.

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Hi, I tried to setup password and fingerprint and security in lenovo care and after setting password and logon password, then required restart to take effect so I did, After restarting welcome window appeared Clicked on it massage popped up saying-Requested operation required Fingerprint authentication but device not installed, (but I did logged in prior to  restart with finger print scan)Clicked OK then new window popped up saying - Device Override Disabled, Contact your I can't even login . Can Any one help me Please is Lenevo 3000N200 laptop.Regards

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Ok I actually work for Microsoft so its ironic I need to come somewhere else for the answer lol.

Anyway here is the situation.
We are sent Flash drives so that 90% of our work is done at home.
My OS is windows 7 ultimate 64
The flash drive will load up an emulated windows xp system in kiosk mode.

I can get override the kiosk by unplugging monitor 1, replugging it back in, then clicking anywhere on monitor 2. Normally you can not move the mouse over to monitor 2, this allows that.

However as I'm working in help desk their forced kiosk is preventing me from viewing websites and using tools I NEED in order to get things taken care of, no matter how much they say everything I need is in the emulated windows, it just is not and I need to keep switching out of it.

Basically it just is not convenient for me at all, and if I'm in a rush constantly unplugging and replugging in monitor one just so i can look something up then switch back is going to cause some communication problems as I'm more focused and aggravated by the entire process of getting out of kiosk lol.

I know quite a bit about computers (autodidact) but changing Kiosk settings loaded from a flash drive is not something I'm familiar with.

A few options I have seen are to load local services in windows 7 and edit them but I'm not sure where as this loads from a flash drive.

Also I have seen some registry changes, but again all these suggestions were pertaining to people with the kiosk enabled app being on the hard d... Read more

Answer:Override Kiosk mode?

Guess I can't edit after certain timeframe.
Anyhow, I figure that if I can set a hotkey to run an app in my windows 7 while within the emulated windows xp it will switch out of kiosk too, but I can't seem to find info on how to do that.

Another alternative was me setting up a hotkey within NVidia control panel that "switches application to monitor 2"
But it seems nvidia removed their hotkey features a while ago.

Any 3rd party programs that could possibly setup hotkeys that won't be disabled by kiosk?

I know another tech has media buttons on his keyboard (music, email button etc) and if he spams them it minimizes kiosk, this is pretty much what I want to try but with some sort of hotkey setting. Just can't seem to find anything that will be tied to windows shell.

If anyone knows of a 3rd party app to set hotkeys that pretty much can be activated anytime let me know

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Hi guys,

I have a big problem. i have connected my monitors via displayport to my computer.
displayport is very nice, but it has one feature that is - in combination with windows vista/7 - very bad. displayport specification says that if a device (Monitor) will be turned off (standby) it will not be visible to the computer anymore. that is very annoying because windows has a routine which permanently checks if all monitors are still connected. if one monitor will be physicly disconnected, then windows will reorganize the desktop (all content that was on the disconnected screen will be moved to the others). if the monitor will be turned on again windows will move the windows back to the place where it has been before, but often it does not work correctly.

does somebody know how to disable that? maybe a registryentry?

Answer:How to override Monitor detection?

does nobody know...?

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Ran Spybot. Only message I got was: "Windows Security Center.AntiVirus Override" along with the location in the key registry. Is this override due to running AVAST or is it something I will need to address?


Answer:Anti-virus override

It's due to the option in the Security Center that says "I have my own Antivirus I will monitor". Nothing serious!

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Hi, Recently got a comp from a friend. It's NT and I am not familiar with it at all. Is there any sort of safe mode thing that I could execute when the computer was booting up so I dont have to dump the system (dont want to lose programs etc, they arent backed up)? Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:NT Login Override? Safemode?

Doen't your friend know the password other than that I don't know sorry


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I've started to notice and get a few complaints in our environment, that the laptops are not waking up when the lid is opened. 
When checking the power options, i noticed two things, and this is where my question is. 
When opening Power Options, On the left of the screen, is the link to choose what happens when the lid is closed. 
Currently, this is set to Sleep on our laptops. 
Now, if you click the Power Plan itself and go to Advanced Settings, the lid is set to Hibernate. 
So essentially there are two separate settings for closing the lid. Of these two, which one takes

presidence? These policies are pushed and controlled via GPO. But I've been able to verify that freshly imaged machines after policies are applied are set identical to this. 
Once i know which one takes presidence, I can change the other policy to match

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I was wondering can i override refresh rate when playing games. I have LCD 19 inch monitor, and my refresh rate is 60Hz when playing games. Its really anoying, and my eyes are falling apart. Before i could override refresh rate in ATi control panel, but now i have nvidia and i can't find that option.

Answer:Refresh Rate Override

if the refresh rate on the monitor is 60Hz then on you cant make it go above 60Hz. in the game your playing you might be able the turn V- sync off in the game opinions

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