Change folder perms using powershell

I'm trying to use the Get-Acl and Set-Acl commands to set perms on a folder..

For example I have a folder with where users do not have modify rights:

D:\Program Files (x86)\bogusfolder  

I have C:\Program Files (x86)\bogusfolder where users have modify rights so I have run:

Get-Acl -path "C:\Program Files (x86)\bogusfolder" | Set-Acl -path "D:\Program Files (x86)\bogusfolder"

However, I keep getting "The security identifier is not allowed to be the owner of this object"

Google yields quite a few hits on this topic but they are all ancient from PS 1.0 etc.. is there a new and better way of doing this simply without delving into .net etc...
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Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:
How exactly are you doing it? This is how I set permissions with PowerShell.
  $Basepath = "\\SERVER\SHARE\folder"
  $ACL = Get-Acl "$BasePath\$($_.LastName)-$($_.FirstName[0])"
  $permission = "DOMAINNAME\GROUP NAME","FullControl","Allow"
  $accessRule = New-Object System.Security.AccessControl.FileSystemAccessRule $permission
  $acl | Set-Acl "$BasePath\)" 

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seanabAuthor Commented:
I think that is close to what I am looking for.  Essentially what I have is a folder that I need to give the User group modify rights to.  That is all I need to do.
seanabAuthor Commented:
I found the solution by using UNC paths instead and that seemed to do the trick.
seanabAuthor Commented:
That works in addition to using unc paths as opposed to drive letter paths.
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