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Old 12-30-2009, 03:56 PM
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How to take ownership of a file or folder

How to take ownership of a file or folder.
1) right click on folder or file and select properties
2) security
3) advanced
4) owner
5) edit
6) change owner or select other users
7) close all boxes and reopen (go to step 2)
8) select edit
9) add or select the user (the same user you gave ownership to and give them full permissions.
10) close all boxes
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Originally Posted by Monty007
How to take ownership of a file or folder.
1) right click on folder or file and select properties
2) security
3) advanced
4) owner
5) edit
6) change owner or select other users
7) close all boxes and reopen (go to step 2)
8) select edit
9) add or select the user (the same user you gave ownership to and give them full permissions.
10) close all boxes
If I'm not mistaken, in XP you can only do this from in Safe mode.
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Old 01-09-2010, 06:21 PM
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Hi Kevin, you are correct if you are using Home edition start in safe mode. If you are using XP Pro start as normal and disable simple file sharing if not already disabled.
( I never use Home edition)
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thanks man, I was looking for such kind of information in Internet.
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