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Windows permissions error

Greetings,
I have migrated from winxp to win vista and then win7.

Everything works but I have problems with permissions for documents. I keep getting error that i cant get access. I have admin status.

Thanks for suggestions.
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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
go to the Local c drive  find folder users look for your user account then check the permissions on that folder.

Check that inherent permissions in not checked in the advance tab
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jcimarronCommented:
celjan79 --
This reference should help you in setting the needed permissions and ownership.
http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/windows-7-access-denied-permission-ownership/
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nobusCommented:
try this :
1. right click on the drive that you want to take ownership of (in my computer) and choose properties
 2. select  the 'security' tab
 3. click the 'advanced' button
 4. select the 'Owner' tab
 5. under 'change owner to:' select your username
 6. check the 'replace owner on subcontainers and objects'
 7. click Apply (may take some time)
 8. Now select on the 'Permissions' tab
 9. click the 'add' button
 10. type 'everyone' for all users to be able to access the drive. Type your user name +. OK
 11. click the 'full control' checkbox under 'allow.' OK it.
 12. check the 'replace permission entries on all child objects...' checkbox
 13. OK it (result may take some time)
 14. OK the last window
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celjan79Author Commented:
I tried everything. Nothing helps.
I tried with linux. I can see files then but even linux report security problems regarding permissions.
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celjan79Author Commented:
No ideas?
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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
Is this computer part of a domain? or stand alone (Work Group) setup?

how many sub folders under c:\users\      ???

List them and post
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nobusCommented:
>>  I tried everything. Nothing helps.  <<  this doe snot help at all
were you able to perform the suggested steps - no errors, or messages?
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celjan79Author Commented:
nobus:
As I wrote I tried the suggestions provided and nothing helped. I still dont have access to the documents.
And as I also said I also used linux to access disk drive. In this case I can see files but I cant open them (permission error like in windows environment).
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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
run this and post results


icacls c:\users

then

icacls c:\users\username
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celjan79Author Commented:
The solution was made with MS expert. It seems its problem with how Vista and Win7 call users. (with or without domain name server). This seems to be know problem on Microsoft migration from WinXP.
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celjan79Author Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for celjan79's comment #a40731181
Assisted answer: 167 points for Thomas Grassi's comment #a40714941
Assisted answer: 167 points for nobus's comment #a40716438
Assisted answer: 166 points for Thomas Grassi's comment #a40721476

for the following reason:

At the end no suggestions helped but I am giving points for the help.
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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
I thought we received point for this?
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celjan79Author Commented:
I gave everyone some points.
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jcimarronCommented:
celjan79--
You did not give any to my comment.
See http:#a40715381

But you gave two Assists to Thomas Grassi ( trgrassijr55 )
Is that what you wanted to do?
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celjan79Author Commented:
I wanted to give every users that posted some help points.
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jcimarronCommented:
celjan79 says "I wanted to give every users that posted some help points"
 But no points were given to my comment.
 http:#a40715381

Instead points for two Assists were given to Thomas Grassi ( trgrassijr55 )
This seems a mistake by celjan79
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celjan79Author Commented:
This was the solution that worked at the end. Other were good pointers.
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