Solved

File Server has a corrupt recycle bin.

Posted on 2009-07-15
12
303 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
I am running a server 08 file server and got the message that the recycle bin on C:\ is corrupted. I will attach a screen shot of the message. I am also having an issue that one of our backups failed and the reason is that the sytem account did not have access to a system file in the windows folder. I went in to repair the permissions and it would not let me, it said I did not have the appropriate permissions for this. The owner of the file is TrustedInstaller, so it is apparent I have permission issues and since this all happed at the same time it is possible that they are related. So is there a way to fix this without wiping and reloading my file server. If I have to do that it is going to blow out all my users folder permissions on there shares and also there folder redirection that goes to this server.
recyclebin.JPG
0
Comment
Question by:Kelly-Brady
  • 7
  • 5
12 Comments
 
LVL 26

Accepted Solution

by:
lnkevin earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
1. Open an elevated Command Prompt window. To open an elevated Command Prompt, click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.

2. Type the following command and press ENTER:

rd /s /q C:\$Recycle.bin

K
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:lnkevin
Comment Utility
I forgot to mention that you need to logoff and logon again to refresh the session and you will see the new working recycle bin.

In regarding to permission, what system account did you logon? Did you mean local administrator or domain admin?

K
0
 

Author Comment

by:Kelly-Brady
Comment Utility
That fised the recycle bin, and I have logged in as both the local admin and as a domain admin. I am not getting access to modify the permission, which is kinda critical.
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:lnkevin
Comment Utility
You may try to run chkdsk /F in command line then reboot your server and let us know the status.

K
0
 

Author Comment

by:Kelly-Brady
Comment Utility
OK but I will have to that this evening when nobody is on it.
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:lnkevin
Comment Utility
I reread you message and saw the owner is TrustInstall. Why don't you login as Local Administrator and take the ownership of the folder. Security permission --> Advanced --> Owner (tab) and check the option: replace owner on subcontainers and objects then OK. That will put your local admin to the owner group of the folder. You can do the same with Domain Admin.

K
0
Find Ransomware Secrets With All-Source Analysis

Ransomware has become a major concern for organizations; its prevalence has grown due to past successes achieved by threat actors. While each ransomware variant is different, we’ve seen some common tactics and trends used among the authors of the malware.

 

Author Comment

by:Kelly-Brady
Comment Utility
What we are wondering is how will this affect access to the system and would I need to change the owner back to TrustInstall?
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:lnkevin
Comment Utility
How to take ownership of a folder
You must have ownership of a protected folder in order to access it. If another user has restricted access and you are the computer administrator, you can access the folder by taking ownership.

To take ownership of a folder, follow these steps:
Right-click the folder that you want to take ownership of, and then click Properties.
Click the Security tab, and then click OK on the Security message (if one appears).
Click Advanced, and then click the Owner tab.
In the Name list, click your user name, or click Administrator if you are logged in as Administrator, or click the Administrators group. If you want to take ownership of the contents of the folder, select the Replace owner on subcontainers and objects check box.
Click OK, and then click Yes when you receive the following message:
You do not have permission to read the contents of directory folder name. Do you want to replace the directory permissions with permissions granting you Full Control?
All permissions will be replaced if you click Yes.

Note folder name is the name of the folder that you want to take ownership of.
Click OK, and then reapply the permissions and security settings that you want for the folder and its contents.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421

K
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:lnkevin
Comment Utility
What we are wondering is how will this affect access to the system and would I need to change the owner back to TrustInstall?

No, you don't. Your TrustInstall will also be the owner of the folder and will not be removed. You will see it next time when you get back in Owner tab. You can have several owners at a time.

K
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:lnkevin
Comment Utility
Adding the Admin to the owner of a folder will not affect to your security setting of the entire system. You just grant access to Administrator to that particular shared folder.

K
0
 

Author Comment

by:Kelly-Brady
Comment Utility
That seems to have fixed this issue but I would like you to take a look at one of my other questions that involves this same server. Here is the question ID:24570326
0
 

Author Comment

by:Kelly-Brady
Comment Utility
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

The System Center Operations Manager 2012, known as SCOM, is a part of the Microsoft system center product that provides the user with infrastructure monitoring and application performance monitoring. SCOM monitors:   Windows or UNIX/LinuxNetwo…
Data center, now-a-days, is referred as the home of all the advanced technologies. In-fact, most of the businesses are now establishing their entire organizational structure around the IT capabilities.
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

772 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now