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get access to drive D on remote workstation

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I have a computer in my network that I cannot open and browse drive D remotely(I am domain admin). It seems that someone removed the permissions for domain admins for this disk. Drive C: is accessible. Computer is WinXP.
I tried from computer management to share it again but unsuccessful.
Any idea how to access drive D on this computer, or how can I give myself permissions for this(as I said I am domain admin). Computer is on remote location and so it's not accessible onsite.
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Are you able to RDP into the machine? If so, take ownership of the D drive, normally this should be enough to get permissions back. If you can't RDP into it there is no way to get the permissions back other than reinstall the machine. D share is made automatically as an administrative share.

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RDP is not enabled
psexec remotecomputer cmd  is working , is it possible to use some command line commmand to gain permissions?

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You could try the following link. You could either use icacls or takeown. Problem is that you need to take ownership of the D drive. It is worth giving it a shot.

http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/take-ownership-of-file-or-folder-windows-7-vista/
Lionel MMSmall Business IT Consultant
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if psexec is working then try this command
Net Share DriveD=D:\ /Grant:AdminUser,Full /Grant:"Domain Admins",Full /Remark:"Root of D:\"
this will create a share on D:\ giving the group "domain admins" and a Admin User Full Access--replace Adminuser with an actual user--like yours
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thanks
glad we could be of assistance.
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