Folder inaccessability problem

Windows server 2008 - a folder has become inaccessible and I am trying to change the user to administrator, but it comes up unable to set new owner - access is denied
grwallaceAsked:
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
logon to server with member of local administrators group and then take ownership of folder for account you logged on and then add your admin account full control NTFS and then add another user required rights
Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Log on as the user that owns the folder and than change the ownership.
grwallaceAuthor Commented:
The base folder is fine - if I go in do d:\XXX as administrator all is fine.
If I try to access the shared t: drive I can't
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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Check Sharing Tab.
MaheshArchitectCommented:
when you say shared drive, what is target path for this drive?

U need to logon to server locally with local admin rights, dig up to path mentioned as shared drive and then do ownership exercise as mentioned above
grwallaceAuthor Commented:
The shared drive is d:\CompName.
If you go in as administrator to d:\CompName you an access it no problem. If you try to click on the share even while logged in as administrator it gives the same error.
MaheshArchitectCommented:
check your share permissions, how its assigned?

also try disabling UAC on server

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grwallaceAuthor Commented:
When I check the ownership of the share it says unable to display the current owner, and when I change it to Administrator it says access is denied
MaheshArchitectCommented:
how you are accessing share folder?
have you logged on server and accessing actual share physical location ?
grwallaceAuthor Commented:
And UAC appears to be turned off
grwallaceAuthor Commented:
The problem was reported by a client, but currently I am logged on as administrator
MaheshArchitectCommented:
as long as you logged on to server as administrator, you should be able to take ownership followed by full control to same account and then can control access to other accounts as well
grwallaceAuthor Commented:
The physical location is fine - the problem is with the share,
MaheshArchitectCommented:
User should be able to access folder as long as he have read share and NTFS permissions
Can u post share and NTFS permissions screenshot?
Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Please make sure that Everyone has been granted permission in the Security tab of the share folder.
grwallaceAuthor Commented:
I have copied the folder to a new one and tried to set it up, but the user has gone home now and so it will be continued tomorrow
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
As mentioned in #a42458006 and #a42458049 you need to give correct share permissions. You will probably be able to accesss \\computername\d$\CompName because Admin shares already have share permissions for admins
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
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