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Can I grant shared permissions to a single user from a different comp

Q: Can I grant shared permissions to a single user from a different comp

Hello So I have just been setting from permissions comp single a different a to I Can user grant shared up my new rig and for several reasons I was wanting to allow my desktop complete access to my laptop However I live in a very friendly household Can I grant shared permissions to a single user from a different comp and my computer is in the main area I allow other people to use the guest account on it all the time but keep my own account with a password We also have many other computers on Can I grant shared permissions to a single user from a different comp the same homegroup I was wanting to allow just my account on my desktop complete access to some or prefferably all files on my laptop I Can I grant shared permissions to a single user from a different comp tried going Local Disk C Properties gt gt Sharing tab gt gt Advanced Sharing button gt gt 'Share this folder' checkbox gt gt Permissions button gt gt Add button However when i had entered this I could not get my laptop to access any other locations that itself It was there that I got stuck Is it possible to do what I am trying to do Cheers David

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A: Can I grant shared permissions to a single user from a different comp

Hello DGEccles,
Welcome to SevenForums. What you are trying to do is possible. What you have to do is pick a folder (or directory) that you want to share. In your case, this would be the C:\ drive. However, sharing your C:\ drive across the network, is very risky for many reasons. So I would not recommend this. So, lets get started. First, on your laptop, what you need to do is pick a folder you want to share. This can be your documents folder, another folder, or the C:\ drive. Next, right click the folder you want to share and click PROPERTIES. Next, navigate to the sharing tab and click on advanced sharing. Check the box that says "Share this folder". Next, click on permissions and MAKE SURE THAT YOUR ACCOUNT ON THE LAPTOP HAS FULL PERMISSION. After this, you want to click Apply and close out of all dialog boxes. Now, we move to your desktop. On your desktop, open up Windows Explorer. Navigate to Network on the left-hand side. After that click on your laptop's icon. After that a window will open asking you for credentials. INPUT THE CREDENTIALS THAT YOU SET TO HAVE FULL PERMISSION ON THE LAPTOP. After that you should see all the shared folders on the laptop including the one that you set up.

I hope this helps. (Sorry if this isn't clear I typed this fast so if you need me to re-explain it I will)

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A:XP User Permissions for shared folders

Set up the folders on thier PC as a network drive and have the PC remember the password (assuming XP Pro); that way they do not have to know the user ID or password. Just make sure that ID and password is in the folder permissions

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A:How to grant read-only access of a drive to a user?

I'm still having problems.

The user is able to delete some files within some folders. I don't know why. This seems to occur randomly.

Is this because the user is part of the group 'PC/users' created by default by windows? I don't think so because by default this group has only read-only permissions and deny permissions should override them.

PS: I learnt that, if the radio button "Only apply these permissions to objects and/or containers within this container" is checked then permissions will be applied only to current folders and subfolders and not to subsequently created folders and files. Hence I had left it unchecked.

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A:Windows says it won't grant access permission, but it does grant.

You are looking at the permissions set on the folder. Not on the files which can have a different set of permissions. Clearly setting permissions on those files failed.

...Why are you even messing with the permissions in the first place?

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Checked this one yet? Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon - Microsoft Community

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may I know how that work case folder sync with google drive?

I suggest you contact Google drive first, we have limitation information regarding this product.

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http://www.howtogeek.com/196435/how-to-share-files-and-folders-from-your-cloud-storage-folder/
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Setting permissions can be challenging to some. One option you should consider is to get and external usb hard drive, place the movies on it. Then you won't have to worry about access to your profile. Then he can log on to his account and view them.

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A:????????Help???? Need to copy SHARED PERMISSIONS????

Have you tried to migrate the users folders in order to preserve permissions. See USMT:

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OS's being used?
 

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Use Advanced File Sharing (i.e., turn off Simple File Sharing) and give permission only to Test.
 

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A:Shared folder access/permissions issue

Check the Lm Compatibility Level setting in the registry on the 7 box.

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When you say everyone has full control, i assume this is the share permissions.
You also need to look at the 'Security' permissions for those users too (right click the folder >> Properties >> Security tab)

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A:No permissions error when trying to access shared network folder

  
Quote: Originally Posted by TychoPsycho


Hello, I'm having an issue sharing folders between two computers both running windows 7. The computers see each other on the network and the Public folder is accessible but when I try to share a folder from another user account the folder shows up on the network but is not accessible. It gives me a 'no permission to access this file, contact a network administrator' error message. I have set the permissions of the file to allow full read and write for everyone. In advanced sharing settings in the Network and Sharing center I have file sharing on, password protected sharing off, I've tried both encryption settings without any effect and I've also tried turning password protected sharing on which doesn't fix the problem. Homesharing does not work between these computers either, They see each other but will not open any folders. I am at a bit of a loss as to what to try next, I've tested disabling all of my antivirus and firewalls, I made sure that they were on the same workgroup. If anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate it. Thank you.


You might try going into the Security Tab of the folder you want to share. With the security tab open hit the "Add" button, then next window hit the "Edit" button then add "Everyone" to the access list, hit ok then apply then apply again on the security window. Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups
Alternatively, you could try setting up a Homegroup on these machines and use the Homegroup folders to share with. It's really much easier than the tutorials make it look.

Homegroup - Create
Homegroup - Add Computer or Join

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To correct this problem, store the OST or PST file on the local computer.

You may also want to run the scanost.exe and scanpst.exe tools to verify file integrity.'

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A:GP for permanently changing shared folder offline permissions?

Sorry, forgot to mention the environment. We're running 100% Windows 7 workstations and an SBS 2011 server.

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By default windows has the "guest" account turned off so no, no one outside with a username/pw that was not already known by your local machine should have been able to get access.

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A:shared internet connect problem between 2 comp.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by haesten


hi guys! first time posting here but i just wanted to share i have been reading here for a while and i must say that i appreciate all the help you do to those who needs it.

however i got a problem of my own now and i cant seem to find anyone that shares this problem with me.

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and i got one windows 7 x64 computer (comp B) that connects to internet trough comp A.

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but when you try to connect by web browser it's like it can't find the internet sometimes. and sometimes it's suddenly works (even if that might not be to often).

i have no clue what this problem is and I'm happy to share any info you guys may need to fix this problem.

both computers are using Realtek RTL8168C(P)/8111C(P) Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.20)


So you have had this working before on another OS. you shared the nics. what else did you have to do to get it to work before?

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Oh so i can make them admin, but make the permissions to my files private, right?

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Hello, did you use the Easy Transfer method ? Transfer files and settings from another computer

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A:Single user PC

Go to Control ->User Accounts.

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Hello Jerry, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I think you may have misunderstood what UAC is. Read the links in the green information box in the tutorial below for a more detailed explanation of what UAC is and what is does if you like. The tutorial below will also show you how to turn UAC off.

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A:Single User Security

David
Very astute questions.
It is suggested that you do not log on as administrator. If you are infected by malware the damage done will be limited
Windows 7 firewall is fine. Others are going to post and disagree, since it is a matter of opinion. I trust my system to the built in fire wall.
Sandboxie is very good software. I do not use it but it will give you an extra layer of protection
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https://www.virustotal.com/
Now here is your bonus answer. I use the free Macrium Reflect. It makes an image of my hard drive (I make an image after any big changes, ie updates. It has saved me from 3 virus. You get a virus, just replace with the image.
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http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/sql/download/

Or is your product doesn't support 2005, then try the MSDE 2000 RelA.

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A:Single User Does Not Load

Hello hopefully I can point you in the right direction to fix your problem.Please read this concerning ntuser.dat a corrupted user profile. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows...ed-user-profileHope this helps and please keep us informed as to whether this helped or not.Kind regards.Bruce.

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A:Single User SQL on an XP Machine?

I figured somebody would answer this by now.

If I recall, there's a single user SQL from Microsoft that's a "desktop edition"
http://www.microsoft.com/sql/prodinfo/previousversions/msde/prodinfo.mspx

Of course, now that I've read this, it appears that they're canning this for Vista.

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A:user permissions

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A:User Permissions

I wouldn't install anything that changed Windows default security settings. Can you choose only some of them?
 

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A:user permissions

You will need to take ownership of the entire hard drive. Assuming that you are using Windows XP, try this Microsoft Help & Support article.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-permissions.850511/
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running win2000 pro on a stand alone pc with 2 hard drives both ntfs. is there any way that i can stop user's being able to access the second drive or certain directorys on the drive??

thanks in advance for any help

Tony
 

A:win 2k User Permissions?

If it's a standalone with NTFS you can do any number of things. If you don't want them to find it at all put a $ sign in the share name. Right click the drive you want to restrict access to and select permissions, take out the everyone and put your local account or admin account in there.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/win-2k-user-permissions.97372/
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Devices and Printers
Printer properties
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In addition to Word 2007 I installed a Win95 copy of works and it will only print in the one account also so I am sure it is a Windows 7 software problem.
any ideas?

A:Print only in single user account.

Did you shut down and boot up again when you gave your kids account permission?

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/41058-print-only-single-user-account.html
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It's MY computer and I will be the only person that uses it so how do change XP into a single user environment (All users only)?
 

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c:\Users\UserName\My Documents\
c:\Users\
c:\Users\Program Files\

Of course I'd have to have my installer created that last one on the above list.

A:What folder should a Single User app be installed in?

While none of those really convinces me, I would think the best would be to use either %LOCALAPPDATA% or %APPDATA% environment variables as the base folder, which in particular in Windows 7 maps to c:\users\<username>\appdata\local and c:\users\<username>\appdata\roaming respectively. Creating a folder right there and dumping the program, and afterwards its data, there is not a bad option for a portable program. Alternatively, using %USERPROFILE% (c:\users\<username>) is possible.

Installing to documents folder is not a good choice because that's a frequent place for user data, and extraneous folders there may get in the way while using another programs. Some programs (including MS ones) fall into that bad practice. The other two options are simply unacceptable, because users don't normally have write permissions there, unless the installer tampers with them, which is not recommended at all for built-in system locations.

Any choice you made, just make sure to give the user a choice to change it to anything he wants, and remember to always use those environment variables, or even better API calls to retrieve those paths, don't hardcode them.

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/309437-what-folder-should-single-user-app-installed.html
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So the basic questions are:
Is it acceptable to remove all those other "modes", leaving only the "Admin" mode?

If so, then may that mode be renamed?

Recognizing references to hacker-protection, are there other factors to consider?

Blessed Be;
UU7th

A:XP - Single-user. Remove other logins?

Default User should have the administrative powers. You should be able to remove the other users, and then, if you get a welcome screen and you don't want it, you can change the way you log on under "users" in the Control Panel. Be careful not to delete all users with Admin priveleges!

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/22435/xp-single-user-remove-other-logins/
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Simple question:

What's the easiest way to revert XP to single user mode, so that no login is required and it simply boots directly to the desktop?

Thanks
 

A:Revert XP to single user mode

Delete all but one user and In the User panel, click on "Change the way users log on and off" and put a tick in Use Welcome Screen

wrs
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/revert-xp-to-single-user-mode.287519/
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It seems to me that the 2 acct's were created after I did the install and I went to Microsoft's site to do the updates but without starting from scratch I'm not 100% sure.

Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:XP Pro clean install for single user

Wimpy369,

Welcome to TSG.

You Can go to Control Panel/ User Accounts and remove unwanted accounts.

Then Control Panel/Administrative Tools/Local Security Settings/Minimum Password Length/Reduce it to 0.

Then Control Panel/User Account/Your Account/Remove Password
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/xp-pro-clean-install-for-single-user.245979/
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I notice that some installations ask if there will be a single or multiple users of that program, but what I would really like is to be able to be selective EVERY TIME.

Your help will be appreciated.
 

A:Installing program on XP for single user

I think the best way is to manually do it as I think there no way in stopping it happing.
Open C:\Documents and Settings you will see a All users folder look in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu
If you copy all there and move to each users C:.......\Start Menu you can delete it from All users start menu folder and start to clean up your own menues
1)summary copy C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu
2)paste to every users C:\Documents and Settings\Everyuser\Start Menu
3)delete whats in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu
4)clean up your start menu

hope this helps
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installing-program-on-xp-for-single-user.504917/
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A:Install software for single user only

as far as im aware this is done on a program by program basis, some give you the option some dont,

i would guess that as alot (all?) programs need to be installed by an administrator windows saves you the hassle of reinstalling with admin credentials on each individual account by just installing them for everyone

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Regards, Alex

Regards, Alex
 

A:Single user security settings

Start, Run and type: control userpasswords2. Uncheck the box for "Users must enter a username and password to use this computer".

It would be wise to password the "Administrator" account and create a separate account for yourself.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/single-user-security-settings.602999/
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Airdale
 

A:Change user from dual to single

Well. you can simply never log off, just shutdown the computer and you'll never see the log on screen again. You can also change the name if you so desire. Or, if I read your post right...simply log on your name and never log off. There is a procedure to delete USERS and you can from the Control Panel. Make sure though that you are logged on as the Administrator.

BTW, I assuming this is XP????
 

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A:Single User 1324 Error

By the way same thing happens for Office suite 2007. It seems to be Office products in general.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/single-user-1324-error-560718.html
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A:Shared User

Go to start,control panel,user accounts,create a new account. Do you want it to be an admin or limited account?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/shared-user.522628/
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A:Shared....but only for one user!

Right click on My Documents, Properties, Security. You'll notice that you have settings for each user, simply remove the permission to access those files from all but the user in question.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/shared-but-only-for-one-user.358210/
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A:something looks wired about my user permissions

you probably have your built in Admin account disabled.

http://www.eightforums.com/user-accounts-family-safety/53405-something-looks-wired-about-my-user-permissions.html
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I tried to run them as an administrator but that didn't change anything.

Any suggestions other than not installing the utilities?

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit Professional if it matter.

Thank you.

A:User Permissions for Programs

I take it you want to give non-admin accounts some level of power over the programs?

Go into the admin account.

Find the utilities .exe file (usally something like C:\program files\Asus\TurboV\Turbov.exe) and right click the .exe>Properties>Security>Edit>Left Click the User you want to give the privileges to>Click the appropriate privileges box you want>Click Apply

Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups


Dan

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/154406-user-permissions-programs.html
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Hi!

I would like to have a detailed list of the permissions available for each user type in Windows XP namely: Local Administrators, Power Users, and Standard Users. I have already researched on the internet but I have not yet seen a detailed list of the available permissions for each user account type. The more specific permissions the better (the ones that I am seeing on the internet only provide a general description on what permissions are allowed for each user type.

Here are some links that I already have (although these are not very specific):

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/...proddocs/en-us/usercpl_overview.mspx?mfr=true
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_groups.htm
http://www.wellesley.edu/Computing/WinXP/wxpgroups.html#administrator

Thank you!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-account-permissions-in-xp.942195/
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Cheers

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A:Windows XP Pro User Permissions

If you boot into 'Safe Mode' you should be able to access the main 'Administrator' account, unless it has been deleted or corrupted. This account doesn't show on the login screen if there are other accounts present, so hopefully no one has messed with its settings. HTH
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-pro-user-permissions.220398/
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Read & Execute
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Read
I've tried this with individual folders on a given HDD too to no avail.
Restarting the computer after making changes does nothing.

Thoughts?

A:7 Not Changing User Permissions

  
Quote: Originally Posted by nellofalltrades


I've been trying to allow various programs access to my other HDDs/Partitions and every time I change the settings and click OK windows immediately forgets the changes.

I've tried r-clicking a HDD -> Properties -> Security and changing from "Everyone" to "Administrators(**-PC\Administrators)". When I do this all the little check boxes below switch to Allow like they should. Apply never becomes lit so I can only click OK or Cancel. I click OK thinking my file permissions are now changed but I still do not have permission. When I repeat the process to make sure windows accepted my changes I see it hasn't and goes back to only having the 3 below checked:

Read & Execute
List folder contents
Read
I've tried this with individual folders on a given HDD too to no avail.
Restarting the computer after making changes does nothing.

Thoughts?


Hi and welcome

Im a bit confused. are you just trying to enable sharing? If so it need to be done in advanced sharing.

Let us know

Ken

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/36136-7-not-changing-user-permissions.html
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A:Remote user permissions

If your running xp home you can not perform that.

Here is an explination of your error from the manufacturer of PerfectDisk

http://www.raxco.com/support/windows/kb_details.cfm?kbid=442&issue=8
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/remote-user-permissions.429876/
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Is there some kind of Report function that will give me a list of his permissions across the domain? Or is there a script somewhere that will do it? I know there are commands to list permissions on a certain folder, but I've got too many folders to do that one by one..
 

A:List of user's permissions

You could right a basic batch file or vbscript that traverses all the directories and files and pipes it to xcacls and then pipes it to the find command to find only permissions for a certain user.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/list-of-users-permissions.747031/
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In Windows XP a POWER user cannot. Microsoft changed it to improve security.

Here is the knoweldge base article about it.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=313644
-----------------------------------------------------

So, what else did they change? I would really like to see a simple list of some kind with this information. I have looked and looked and asked on many different forums. I have yet to find any info about this.
 

A:User permissions in XP vs 2000

This is a common question. Common enough for me to author a page on xp pro's permissions.

http://www.gingersnap.org/xp_user_permissions.htm
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-permissions-in-xp-vs-2000.216556/
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A:Standard User Permissions

Hello SquishyBell, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Normally you could use the method in the tutorial below to allow a standard user to "Run as administrator" a program without getting an UAC prompt, but this does not always work with games. If you like, you could give it a try to see if it may work for you.

Elevated Program Shortcut - Create for Standard User - Windows 7 Help Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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A:Windows 7 user permissions

First, folders always have the readonly flag set. It's always been that way it's actually used to mark that te folder has or is set to be customized. XP was the same way.

BUT, are these files from a folder or drive that was from an older install of windows? OIf so then they belong to a different user. You need to "Take Ownership" of the folders to get full permissions on them for yourself. THis may help Take Ownership Shortcut

It's also possible that quicken itself is locking the file down so "users" don't accidentally delete it. Though you should be able to back it up with read only permissions anyway, so I'm not sure /exactly/ what's going on... Try looking at the advanced permissions and see what user does own the file...

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/70183-windows-7-user-permissions.html
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A:User Accounts/Permissions

You will never be a "The Administrator", just a member of the Admin Group.

There are some commands that only the built in Administrator account can perform. Therefore at times you will be asked for permission to do this.
It has been this way since Vista and it is to protect the system from yourself.

Learn to live with it!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/user-accounts-permissions.1158693/
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i have xp pro with 4 user accounts,

1 admin(me)
and 3 limited user accounts

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thanks
michael
 

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Any advice would be great

Thanks guys im relying on you

STUART (stupiehelp)
 

A:Access - User permissions

I think the easiest workaround is to create welcome screen, which is shown to everyone. This should be a form with a textbox or bitmap image or anything, plus an OK button somewhere. Then you can create an onClose event to this form, which examines currentuser and opens different switchboards accodingly.

EDIT: sample code

Private Sub Form_Close()
Select Case CurrentUser
Case "admin"
DoCmd.OpenForm "FormAdmin"
Case "waiter"
DoCmd.OpenForm "FormWaiter"
End Select
End Sub

PS: CurrentUser contains the user ID, which is typed in when a user logs in to the database. If your DB is not protected, then everyone logs in as admin.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/access-user-permissions.491183/
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Hey. 
 
I got a new PC a while ago and i think the permissions are messed up. Sometimes i get "you don't have enough permissions to uninstall this software. contact the systems administrator" thingies, etc.
 
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/630845/windows-user-permissions/