Force NTFS permissions on all subfolders

We have a folder on an older shared drive where the permissions have been set by many individuals over many years. There are some folders where individuals are set with permissiosn they should not have There are aslo some folders that are set to not inherit the permissions from the parent folder.

What we would like to do is take the permissions that we just defined on the top level folder and force those all the way down the subtree regardless of what users are set and what inheritance options are set. We want all folders security lists to match the main folder.
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Joseph DalyAsked:
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speshalystConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Go to Folder Properties>Security>Advanced > and select the option "Replace permission entries on all... " 
and uncheck "inherit..."
 
 
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speshalystCommented:
check and uncheck the abouve mentioned options.. AFTER you modify the permissions to ur needs
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Joseph DalyAuthor Commented:
Just gave that a shot and it looked like it was going to work a message said that all existing permissions would be replaced however after running it and checking the folders there was still permissions that were different than the main parent folder.
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speshalystCommented:
can you post a screen shot of advanced settings of the parent and child folder ?
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speshalystCommented:
also.. i forgot to mention... my first post ... this has to be done on the Parent folder..
 
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Joseph DalyAuthor Commented:
Yep it was done on the parent folder.
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speshalystCommented:
ok.. can u post a screen capture
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Joseph DalyAuthor Commented:
I figured it out myself. What I did was first I took ownership of the parent folder and all child folders underneath it. Then I went though and set the permissions on the parent folder for what I wanted them to be and they propogated down this time.
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