How to undo Windows XP Folder Permissions when "Users" set to Deny Read?

Posted on 2011-10-15
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I was configuring virtual directory subfolder on my development computer and set its Read permission to Deny for the "Users" group. Even though my login is part of the Administrators group, I can't undo the permissions for this folder. I can't right click on it and I can't delete it either.

Can someone tell me how I can delete this folder so I can recreate it with the appropriate permissions?

Thanks in advance.
Question by:ZekeLA
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    I found that if I right click on the folder and WAIT for the context menu to come up and then go into the Security tab, I could undo the deny permissions. My initial attempts acted like the context menu no longer worked.
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    fixed it myself

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