USB drive or DVD-Rom drive access: Windows 7

Try to access USB or DVD get the following error meessages:

1:  you don't have permission to access this folder.  Click continue to permanently get access to this folder.

Click Continue:

2:  You have been denied permission to access this folder.  To gain access to this folder you will need to use security tab.

Security tab takes me to properties not security?
ycguy1117Asked:
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jcimarronCommented:
ycguy1117--
Can you show us screen shot of the Properties screen you get when you click the Security tab?
ycguy1117Author Commented:
This is on customer computer

Cannot get to work:  been having internet issues:  

Standard Properties:

General , hardware, etc at top

used space

Available space

disk
jcimarronCommented:
ycguy1117----
The reason I ask is that the Security tab is one of the tabs on the Properties window.  I do not understand that clicking on the Security tab would take you to Properties.   You should already be on it.  
Now you mention Hardware being at the top of the Properties window.  A Hardware tab is not  on a normal Properties window.  What does this Properties window say at the very top (Title)?
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web_trackerComputer Service TechnicianCommented:
If there is no security tab available on the user's computer, follow the steps in this article to enable it.
http://computerstepbystep.com/security_tab_windows_7.html
jcimarronCommented:
ycguy1117------
OK.  Now I see what you mean by clicking on Security tab and winding up at a screen titled Properties.  But that screen should present all the tools for you to Edit security settings.  See  the "Properties" window for one of my drives in the attached screenshot.
Do you not see something similar?

Properties
ycguy1117Author Commented:
This is very familiar on other drives, it is just happening on DVD and now usb.  Does not even allow you to see files or folder.  When you try to open that is the message received.
jcimarronCommented:
ycguy1117--
If you have read my last post you see what you should see and the Edit section should allow you to set Permission to view the USB or DVD.
If you need help to do this read this reference.
http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/windows-7-access-denied-permission-ownership/

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web_trackerComputer Service TechnicianCommented:
you clicked on authenticated users, click on users to see if the options are different. if they are, then you will need admin rights to make the proper changes. Some how the group policy may have denied accessing the usb thumb drives.
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