Can't change folder permision via command line

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Trying to change a folder permissions via the command line. on a windows XP machine

I have tried using CACLS but it doesn't seem to work.  This is the command that I am using.

CACLS c:\Program files\drivers /t /e /c /g Everyone:c

But is doesn't seem to be working.  Any ideas on what I am doing wrong.
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The only thing i see from what you typed is no quotes around the folder directory.

Try this line.

CACLS "c:\Program files\drivers" /T /E /C /G Everyone:C

/t is unnecessary if you have not turned off inheritance as well.


Worked perfect thank you

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