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Allowing unpermitted group to access share - Windows 7

I've been a Linux sysadmin and am new to Windows so I apologize for the n00b question. I have two groups lets call them "Students" and "Professors". Students are very restricted, however professors ...
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Grant user from one domain permissions to shared folder in another domain

I have two computers set up like this: \\myPC (local Windows 7 SP1 machine); it is in domain1; \\remotePC (Win Server 2008 with SQL Server - a HyperV virtual machine); it is in domain2. In domain2 ...
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How can I set audit controls on files owned by TrustedInstaller using Powershell?

I am trying to set audit controls on a number of files (listed in ACLsWin.txt) located in \%Windows%\System32 (for example, aaclient.dll) using the following Powershell script: $FileList = ...
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Active Directory delegation best practices

I am in the process of delegating some Active Directory tasks to a group of users. These users do not have domain administration rights and will only perform tasks such as creating/disabling accounts ...
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Windows 7: Allow installation of software by non-admins?

I'm running a public library with PCs available for people to use. I'm setting up the next upgrade for the PCs, which will be running Windows 7. We use Deepfreeze to maintain the PC's state (a brief ...
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Windows 7 Portable application security/permissions issues [closed]

I have a portable version of WinSCP. After unzipping the archive and moving it to C:\Program Files (x86)\Dev\WinSCP it turns out that when I run the WinSCP.exe file, it does not have permissions to ...
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390 views

Prevent users from creating / copying / moving anything except .exe

We have a program that compiles executables into a folder into c:\bin. Ideally I would like to share this folder so users can access the exe's within but stop them creating any other files in there. ...
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Apache Web Server Folder Permission On Windows7

i have Apache Web server and my own CMS into server. i dont want show to all my folder files list and i want set permission to hide my files like this alert 403 Forbidden You don't have permission ...
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What permissions do I need to move a folder?

In the root of my drive there exists a folder called SourceControl that contains all the working copies of all my programming projects. I would like to move the folder to my user directory ...
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1answer
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Can I use group policy to set the permissions on registry keys?

I know that I can use group policy preferences to set registry key values on a Windows 7 computer. But is it possible to apply registry key permissions using group policy? Note: I've seen this post ...
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There is anything to consider in change IIS Pool Identity to Network Service instead ApplicationPoolIdentity?

I'm facing a problem with IIS Pool Identity. I need to give right permissions to it user, but i cannot find the user that is setted to the IIS Pool Identity, that is ApplicationPoolIdentity. I find ...
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1answer
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Windows Copy and permissions

I have copied a which has Everyone permission. The duplicated file doesn't have these permissions other than the default permission. I'd like to know more about how Windows Copy defines the ACLs. It ...
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1answer
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Windows folder mounted in Unix, unable to touch anything 'permission denied'

I've got a windows system running centos inside a virtual box vm. I have a directory I've shared in windows, and mounted from centos, in fstab, like so: //<ip address>/head_build ...
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Best Practices - Windows 7 Remote Road Warrior Laptop User Permissions

I'm interested in what are considered best practices when setting up laptops for remote users who are never in the office. With UAC in Windows 7, a standard user is significantly limited in what they ...
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Folder not visible in shared directory but is accessible with direct UNC path

I have a shared Users directory that I access at the following UNC path: \\servername\Users Inside this directory each User in my company has a folder that they are allowed to store pretty much ...
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Can't assign software to non-admin account

I'm trying to deploy software on our domain using group policy, but I am only able to do so if the user is a member of a group with administrative privileges. We do not want to allow users to install ...
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Upgraded users to Win7. Now getting “path not found” when saving files or opening attachments

We have a Server 2008 AD environment with about 5k users. We just rolled out Windows 7 SP1 (were XP) with great success. However, about once a day we get a few calls that a user opens a file from ...
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1answer
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CREATE DATABASE permission denied in database 'master' … A database with the same name exists, or specified file

Background: I'm trying to get the Live Demos of Telerik's Rad Controls for ASP.NET AJAX working on my local machine in IIS 7. I'm getting an error when I view the ComboBox demo. Error I get: ...
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built in “Offer Remote Assistance” not working because of permissions

I'm trying to enable permissions for a user on a Windows7 machine to use the built in feature called "Offer Remote Assistance" or "Windows Remote Assistance". This feature works fine if the user is ...
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1answer
265 views

Setting backup-permissions for C:\Users

I'm trying to properly setup a share for BackupPC to backup my user's profiles. BackupPC uses a special user backup to connect to each PC and backup the profiles from there. I've create a separate ...
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Howto separately manage IIS permissions?

Question: I need to give a user (developer) permission to restart IIS add applications copy websites to inetput/wwwroot change IIS settings The user does and may NOT have admin rights, as this ...
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Windows 7: What's the meaning of the “RESTRICTED” User Account in registry permissions

I'm trying to get an old (32Bit) legacy application to run under Windows 7(64Bit). The application runs under Administrator privileges but not as a normal user. I used RegMon64 from the Systernals ...
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How to set up an application web update to complete if logged in from a user (non-admin) account

Is there a good way to configure Adobe Flash and Java Runtime to update on Windows 7 whenever a new update comes out. I would like for that to happen automatically, even if the current user does not ...
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Tomcat app doesn't work with Fingerprint Reader in Windows 7

I've got a tomcat webapp that uses a fingerprint reader. It works fine under Windows XP and Windows 7 if you double click on tomcat.exe. It doesn't work on Windows 7 if you run tomcat as a service. I ...
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571 views

Windows 7 - Limited users unable to write to the root of external drives

I'm running SBS 2008 R2 with all Win 7 clients logging in as restricted users; none of them have local administrator access. Anytime someone uses an external USB drive, they cannot create files on the ...
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read write permission in root of drive c: in windows XP

What is the best way to give all users of windows XP access to create/write to files in c: drive. I do not want those permissions to be inherited to all other folders on the same drive. This access is ...
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difference between windows 7 (64bit)enterrprise and windows 7 (64bit)professional Unable to create folder under c:\Program Files

This is related to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4721604/windows-7-64bit-win32-api-to-sacrificerelegate-administrative-privileges-for Posting here to get more idea about UAC with respect windows ...
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1answer
455 views

Permissions error when creating desktop shortcut

I have a user that's got a weird permissions problem on Windows 7. He's trying to create a shortcut for Outlook on his desktop(he doesn't want it in his start menu or his taskbar...). If we right ...
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Restricting directory access in Windows 7 Pro

I come from the *nix world, so apologies if this is a trivial question. I did my best to find a solution by searching the archives, to no avail. I'm setting up a fileserver for very small office, ...
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436 views

Making sure a batch is run with admin privileges

We use batch files to do simple installations of COM servers - mainly a few file copies and regsvr32s. Since regsvr32 writes to the registry's local machine hive, the batch must be run with ...
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What permissions needed to map a drive in Win7 vs. XP?

We are transitioning from WinXP workstations to Win7. Our users have home directories set up as drive letter G:, assigned via Active Directory. The server is Windows Server 2008. We have a user that ...
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Windows 7 client can't access certain share on (SBS) 2003 server

Old SBS 2003 (32) server/DC, new Win7Pro (64) client joined to domain. Server has been happily talking to old XP clients. New Win7 client happily talks to server, for the most part... but for some ...
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Windows7 IIS7: can't turn off read-only flag for InetPub\wwwroot. Can't edit website files!

I finally got PHP running on Windows 7 IIS7 but now for the life of me can't edit files in wwwroot because my editor keeps saying "You don't have permission to save to this location... save in Pete ...
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1answer
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Copy file to all users desktop

I want to copy a file to all users desktop on Windows 7 by using a batch file with the command: COPY C:\FOLDER\FILE.TXT %AllUsersProfile%\Desktop But the message "Permission Denied" is shown. How ...
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Why does FIND on Windows 7 give an “Access Denied” error?

I have an administrator account on a Windows 7 x64 machine. It is not THE administrator account, the account is simply a member of the administrators group. The install is default. When the user ...
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What extra permission settings were added in Windows Server 2003 over Windows Server 2000?

We have a domain controller currently running Windows Server 2000, and we're in the process of upgrading some of our workstations to Windows 7. The problem is that users are getting access denied ...
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Allowing non-admins to run programs as admins on Windows 7

On *nix, admins can use the setuid flag to allow non-admins to run certain programs that would otherwise require admin privileges. Is there any way to do something similar in Windows 7? This question ...
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Windows 7 Sharing issue on RAID 5 Array(s)

Greetings all, I'm having a very odd error with a windows 7 ultimate x64 system. The network system setup is as follows: 2x XP Pro 32 Bit machines 1x Vista ultimate x64 machine 2x Windows 7 x64 ...
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Minimal permissions needed to install Service under Windows 7

What are the minimal permissions that IT would have to grant me in order to allow me to install a service under Windows 7? Regards.
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Updating folder SIDs after reinstall of non-domain joined PC

I have just reinstalled a PC with Windows 7 RTM (previously was RC). The PC had a second hard disk, with various permissions set for the two local user accounts. After reinstalling the two user's ...
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How can I access user files on a disk moved from a Windows 7 machine to an XP machine?

I moved the hard drive from one machine (Win 7) to another (XP) and now certain folders tell me "Access denied". I am logged in as an administrator. I had a different account on the other machine. ...
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Accessing files on the XP partition from Windows 7RC

Like every self respecting geek out there I wanted to give the Windows 7RC a try, so here am I with a dual boot system... Good old XP for everyday use Windows 7Rc Booting into the RC I thought of ...