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Windows 10 NTFS permissions reset take ownership much needed

by Andy Flagg, Publication Date: Wednesday, December 23, 2020
View Count: 71, Keywords: Windows 10, NTFS, Permissions, Take Ownership, ACLS, Hashtags: #Windows10 #NTFS #Permissions #TakeOwnership #ACLS



this is a crazy week of watching permissions on the Windows 10 platform going wrong, almost like the days of Windows Vista, and then again TRUSTED INSTALLER on a Windows update gone wrong.
 
here is are the administrative commands I use because the GUI version just halts after a few thousand iterations.
 
Take ownership (first)
takeown /r /f *
 
Reset Permissions using icacls (second)
icacls * /t /q /c /reset
 
more to come...
 
 

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