Resetting permissions on Windows Tasks folder after locking donw to stop conficker

We had set a group policy to lock down the Tasks folder in windows server 2003 to stop conficker form creating tasks.

we are all cleaned up and patched now, so i killed that setting in the group policy for the servers
because I was trying to setup a recurring backup.
When i went to set schedule i get a permissions error 0x80070005

I went to c:\windows\tasks to set permissions on the folder, but that security tab isnt there

I need to know who to reset the permissions to allow me to schedule jobs, either systems by system or via GP

any ideas?

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Joseph DalyCommented:
I did the same thing as you for the conficker worm. You probably followed the guidelines below.

All you will need to go if you still have the group policy is revert the changes you make in step 2.

If you have already deleted this GPO then you can recreate a new one that reverts the settings to normal.
Jared LukerCommented:
If there is no security tab, then you might need to go in and take ownership of the folder so that you can see the tab and set security on it.
AAO System UserVice President - ITAuthor Commented:
still getting error even after GP force, trying a reboot. but what a pain.
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Joseph DalyCommented:
Have you tried what i said using the group policy?
AAO System UserVice President - ITAuthor Commented:
yes, i set that laptop in a default group policy, no change to client.
Or do i need to actually put a gp together that has the desired settings?

Joseph DalyCommented:
You need to actually make a gpo that has the settings. Simply moving the client to a different ou will not revert the settings.

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