NTFS Permissions Help on Windows Server 2012 - Deny Delete Access to Folders and Subfolders

I need help with fixing a permissions problem on a Windows Server 2012 file share. I need to deny everyone rights to delete any files or folders within one folder with many layers of subfolders. The problem is, people have been given "Full Control" of quite a few of the subfolders within this folder. (Wow.. I've said "folder" a lot!)

Is there a painless way to remove all the "Full Control" permissions from within those subfolders without having to touch each one of them manually?

The end result is to not allow anyone to delete any files or folders in this one folder and the Full Control permissions is overriding the explicit Deny for the Delete permission.


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I would not deny the permission, rather I would disallow (deselect).  The purpose for this is that denying a permission takes precedence over allowing a permission.

In order to accomplish your goal, you could modify the properties of the top level folder such that the permission set applies to This folder and files:Capture.JPGCapture.JPG-saige-

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