​Miscellaneous Technical How-Tos Windows - Set File Permissions

Windows - Set File Permissions

Follow the steps below to modify your computer's file/folder permissions:

  1. Right-click on a folder that you want to add permissions to and choose Properties:
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  2. Select the Security Tab. Click the Edit button and then click Add.
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  3. Next, click on the listed groups/usernames and check the Full Control box in the Allow column (Ignore SYSTEM & CREATOR OWNER).
  4. Click Add to add the following if they are missing:
    1. Administrators
    2. Users
    3. Everyone
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  5. Click Apply and OK to save these changes and close the window.


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