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Hi there

I need to change the permissions on a directory and its contents but when I right-click the folder and select properties the security tab is missing>

I read that the disk format must be NTFS and not Fat32 which it is.  I am also logged in asa user with administrator permissions and it doesn't make any difference.  It sthe same with my laptop.  Does anyone have any ideas what is wrong?

Many thanks
Sam
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sirbounty earned 1000 total points
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Try this:
Disable Simple File Sharing:
  Right-click the Start button and click Explore
  Click Tools then Click Folder Options
  Click the View tab
  At the bottom of the Advanced Settings list, deselect (remove the checkbox from):
   "Use simple file sharing (Recommended)"
  Click OK
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by:Fatal_Exception
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Right Sam..   Simple File Sharing is the issue here..  throws everyone off when using NTFS security..

Good morning SB..   finally, the sun is shining..  :)
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by:sirbounty
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Hooray!
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by:sunray_2003
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Wait guys..will join u all.

busy seeing F1 on tv.. be back
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by:Fatal_Exception
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Formula One racing at 8 in the morning...??  Guess it is getting to be that time of year.. :)
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by:sunray_2003
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fatal, this time new circuit in bahrain. Quals today .
tomm morning race at 7 am.. 3 more top racers to go.. i am biting my nails...
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by:Pete Long
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Morning boys :)
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by:sunray_2003
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Morning , Petel
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by:Fatal_Exception
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And a good morning to you Pete..!!  or should I say afternoon..!!
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by:Pete Long
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yeah its saturday and Im not with it :)
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by:Samm1502
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Thanks very much everybody and good morning to you all!
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by:Fatal_Exception
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You are welcome..  Have a great week..  everyone..  :)

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