creating folder in sysvol and getting denied

Im domain admin and im trying to create a policy definition folder under the sysvol folder in my domain but its giving me access denied. What can I do to fix this? I should have all the rights needed.

Im using 2008 server.
Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAsked:
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Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAuthor Commented:
It looks like only the system has full control over folder.
Have you tried running Windows Explorer as Administrator?
Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I just did. Still gets access denied. Im assuming the issue is that only the system has full control but I dont want to mess with any permissions unless im sure since this is a production server.

For more info, im just trying to follow directions in link:

Im trying to add a 2010 adm template to our DC.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
if you browse to the physical location c:\windows\sysvol  you can give your account permissions. Default setting is 'Trusted Installer' owns the folder.
correct you definitely do not want to change rights on sysvol.
I believe the correct place for administrative templates is C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions folder.  I am in Windows 2012 DC and that is where i would copy Office 2010 templates.  then go into group Policy Management.
I will take a look at your Doc above.

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Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAuthor Commented:
So I went to the c:\windows\sysvol\domain\policies folder on my pdc and created the folder there and gave full permissions to administrator. The folder shows up but I still get access denied when I try to add files going to \\domain\sysvol from another machine but I can go back to pdc and edit fine.
Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAuthor Commented:
nm it took some time to propogate.
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
on the share level you only have READ permissions for sysvol
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