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Rest Folder Permission Unable to take OwnerShip of Folder

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I have a small windows 2003 AD domain. A user messed with some permissions on one of his folders and managed to lock himself out. Even as the domain admin I can't even access this folder or take owner ship of it. How can I reset the permissions on this folder.
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You might try using this:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/318754
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I'm trying to use the /G switch with xcacls and keep getting access denied
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Have you tried with the administrator account and not a domain admin?
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Here is what I am trying
xcacls <folder-path> /E administrator:fo
does not like this syntax and keep replying back with a list of the proper syntax for xcacls the only syntax I can get to work is the /g switch but I get access denied
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Still getting access denied even using the VBS version of xcacls
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Got it....it was a folder owner ship problem
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