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Are you on the same computer now ?
Can you see the drive on My Computer ?
Right Click on that drive, Select properties, Go to Security Tab, Click on Edit button, Then Click Add button, From the coming window, Type Everyone , Click check Name , Click Ok . Enable full control on Every one, Click Apply , Then Ok.
Then try to copy the file.
Let me know the result.
same error. "everyone" was already there and all shared...
Have you tried changing the ownership ?
dont think so....
On the Security tab, Click Advance . Can you see Users there
creator Owner,System,and s-1-5-21-(bunch of numbers)
Click Change Permissions .
Click on Users, Click Edit.
Type : Allow
Applies to : This folder , Subfolders and files.
Basic permissions : Full Control .
"everyone" has them all checkmarked, as does "System"
Click Advance Permissions.
On the everyone , Click Edit , and Select Show Advance Permissions.
Can you see Take ownership there ?
I dont see any "advance permissions"...
srry, found it
Have you clicked Edit button ?
dont see take ownership anywhere..
see it now, it was already checkmarked
they are all checkmarked
Ok , Go back, and Click Add button .
Click Select Principal .
Type your User name. click Check name.
Enable full control and Take Ownership
Enable everything and Click OK.
Then Click Apply.
what user name is that?
The username of your Windows .
You can see it on the Start menu, top right corner. Like a name , Maybe your name .
when i did that i got a bunch of errors that it couldnt complete the action...
Can you see Authenticated users there?
Try this , Click Add button, Select Principal , Click Advance button , Click Find now, From the list can you see your Username there ?
Select it and Click Ok .
Now Enable everything including take ownership.
im getting an "error applying security" D\$recycle.bin Failed to enumerate objects in the container. access is denied
Can you create a folder in external drive ?
I can create them in the drive, but not in the two folders I am trying to get acess to, that have all my music and home movies in..
Right click on the folder named Music. Take ownership to Everyone.
Right click on folder named Music, Go to properties, Security Tab, Advance, Select everyone and take ownership .
still wont give me access in those folders
On the Security tab, can you see Everyone there ?
got it, and its working! :>
Do the same on Movies.
So it is fixed. Right ?
you are great! I would have been messing with this for days....Yes All Fixed!
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