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permissions – recursively change owner windows 7 – Super User

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/10/27

Slightly updated the answer the /D Y part will recursively accept taking ownership when directory listing is denied in the permissions:

To fix really broken permissions, the best is to run these two commands one after the other:

takeown /F /D Y "C:\path\to\folder" /R
icacls "C:\path\to\folder" /reset /T

The first one will give you ownership of all the files, however that might not be enough, for example if all the files have the read/write/exec permissions set to “deny”. You own the files but still cannot do anything with them.

In that case, run the second command, which will fix the broken permissions.

via: permissions – recursively change owner windows 7 – Super User

–jeroen

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