Win7 Directory Security Settings Change FAIL

Posted on 2011-10-27
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Client machine is Win 7 Pro joined to a domain.

User account is local, on the machine.

User is not admin (pc-hostname/username).

User needs to change security permissions on a directory containing applications residing in Program Files.

Here is what Im doing:

Right click on directory, choose properties.

Choose security tab.

Select EDIT



Notice that all checkboxes are selected.



?? Why can I not change the security settings ??

?? How Do I change the security settings ??

Question by:mcconneltech
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    Accepted Solution

    Creator Owner always blanks out after hitting apply. Even on XP.....

    If he is not the owner of the directory, and not an Admin, logon as an Admin, and set the permissions to the USERS group instead......

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