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We have a directory on our Windows Server 2003 file server that contains subfolders for each one of our clients. These are sub-divided alphabetically, so for example, we have a folder named "Clients A-C", etc.

Problem is, some users have a bad habit of accidentally moving the root folders, so A-C gets moved into D-H, for example.

How can I set the permissions on the top-level folders so that they cannot be moved, but still allow full control on the subfolders?

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Deny delete on the top level folder, set subfolders at next level down to not inherit and copy the permissions, then adjust to taste.

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