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Change Windows ACLs or Accessing files from Sys_Vol_Inf
A part of the question from this links;
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Pascal/Delphi/Q_25871114.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Editors_IDEs/Delphi/Q_24046705.html

That's right the real question is how to access files from protected Sys_Vol_Inf folder, even if you are not an administrator account.

code snippet;
fext3 := ExtractFiledir(PathFile);
po:= ansipos('System Volume Information', fext3);
if po>0 then
begin
TakeOwnership(PChar(fext3));
//showmessage(PathFile);
//Access / ScanS files here
end;

IS that all for winxp?


What about for win7?
expert "sas13" quote:
>>try to change access (Properties->Security page) from Windows
huh?
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you must be an administrator (in "Administrator" group in Windows) for doing it
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What about if the application running and accessing sys_vol_inf is not on the administrator mode, is there any option to access files from sysvol_inf?
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>>What about if the application running and accessing sys_vol_inf is not on the administrator mode, is there any option to access files from sysvol_inf?
And how about this post, it says something about;
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Pascal/Delphi/Q_23853922.html
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by:systan
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senad says
if on W7 then you need to disable UAC. ?  is that so?  But my first concern is in windows xp first.
So,
>>What about if the application running and accessing sys_vol_inf is not on the administrator mode, is there any option to access files from sysvol_inf?
And how about this post, it says something about;
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Pascal/Delphi/Q_23853922.html
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I don't know if Aflarin' listening, but I know he can clear this out, I'm not asking of the code, because I have already the code, the fact is how am I going to use it, where when.
Like this code snippe?t;

fext3 := ExtractFiledir(PathFile);
po:= ansipos('System Volume Information', fext3);
if po>0 then
begin
TakeOwnership(PChar(fext3));
//showmessage(PathFile);
//Access / ScanS files here
end;
?
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by:systan
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sas13;
The answer is not completely detailed, about accessing files from Sys_Vol_Inf, anyway if you have time to write, please don't hesitate.

oh, whats the difference of your code in
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Editors_IDEs/Delphi/Q_24046705.html#23362733

and
this;
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Pascal/Delphi/Q_25871114.html#33598924


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