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I have an important folder in my terminal server and I grant "Change" prmission to users. When users try to access the folder, the file menu is not there. They cannot write to the folder and perform some tasks.

How do I grant access to normal terminal server users to have access to folders/files eg. cut, copy, paste, create new docs, .... via Terminal Server Clients.

I tried to set a policy by removing some restrictions like 'hide file menu from explorer', and also modify the User Rights by logon locally, and some other settings, but still unsuccessful.

Any idea is really appreciated. This is kinda urgent as users do not want to access via mapped drives.

thanks.
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There are many times that removing policies does not give the opposite effect. You actually need to enforce the policy with the opposite selected, not just remove the policy entirely.

I hope this helps
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Have you looked into creating a ploicy with the opposite effects yet?
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Hi jmiller,

Thanks for the advice. I managed to get it works by modifying the policy. It takes a while to take effect, eventhough the policy has been replicated to all BDCs.
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Refer to my previous comment
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I am glad you got it working!

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