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Posted on 2004-04-01
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Hi,

I am logging as admin, but on some of the subfolders, it says I can only view the security setting, so I go up to parent folder and reset the permission, but those folders still can not be reset, I can not change it.  Please help.  Thanks
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on the child folders in the security settings is the "inherit" box unticked?
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It is checked, but gray out
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When I click on Advance->Reset perrmisioons on all child...........


On that folder, it shows an errmsg, "An error occurred appliing security info to : folder anme, then  access is denied

Thanks
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Gareth Gudger earned 100 total points
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Have you tried to "Take Ownership" of the files and then reset the permissions?
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HOW TO: Take Ownership of files in NTFS (windows xp)
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q308421&sd=tech

HOW TO: Use the File Ownership Script Tool (Fileowners.pl) in Windows 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;320046

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Jorgen Malmgren
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it works...thanks
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ThanQ
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:o) Glad we could help you - thank you for the points
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good to see you back on a regular basis trywaredk :)
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;o) Glad to see you too - PeteLong
 
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