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Old 24-05-2008
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how to reset file/folders permissions?

Hello everybody,

Can you please tell me How I can reset File/Folder/Subfolder permission to default. I am not sure about the same, can you please help me out, Thanks in Advance.

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Re: how to reset file/folders permissions?

Well, if you are using Windows Home Edition, You need to boot your machine in safe mode press f8 key and log on as a default administrator account.

Aaron Stebner's WebLog Solving setup errors by using the SubInACL tool to repair file and registry permissions:
http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archi...04/739820.aspx

HOW TO Reset Security Settings Back to the Defaults:
http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;313222

HOW TO Take Ownership of a File or Folder in Windows XP:
http://support.microsoft.com/default...;EN-US;Q308421

Access is Denied Error Message When You Try to Open a Folder - Permissions:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/810881

Description of File Sharing and Permissions in Windows XP (Q304040):
http://support.microsoft.com/support.../Q304/0/40.ASP
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