Windows 10: Permission/Ownership Issues WindowsApps Folders...


  1. Posts : 14
    windows 10 anniversary 64
       03 Feb 2017 #1

    Permission/Ownership Issues WindowsApps Folders...


    running out of ideas, just can't seem to gain full control of folders or files in the windowsapps folder, i can delete files and folders but i can't rename files or folders or edit file content...

    for example when i try to edit a file name i get:

    "you require permission from batman/batman to make changes to this file."

    if i right click the file and go to properties > security > advanced it shows:

    owner: batman (batman\batman)

    under permissions it shows:

    batman (batman\batman) - full control

    what am i doing wrong?

    also, fwiw, there is only one user account on the machine, batman, and it's an admin account.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 2,547
    Windows 10.4 Home 1703 x64 16257.1
       04 Feb 2017 #2

    Solved "You don't currently have permission to access this folder" Windows 10 - YouTube

    Owner of Files and Folders - Change in Windows 10

    Or you can try this command, alter it as necessary, the path/username:
    Code:
    takeown /f "%ProgramFiles%\WindowsApps" /a /r /d y
    icacls "%ProgramFiles%\WindowsApps" /inheritance:r /grant:r Administrators:(OI)(CI)F /t /c
    Last edited by Brink; 04 Feb 2017 at 15:25. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Hi there. I've been rather stupid and transferred ownership of C:\, including system32, to my account (the administrator and only user). While I would instantly switch it back, due to an unrelated reason I restarted my computer (Surface Pro 4)....
I recently added a new hard drive (no problems with that one) but when I moved the order of hard drives around, I got an "Access is denied" message when I tried to open another hard drive. I tried the method of changing the security settings as in...
Solved Take ownership(my permission hell) in User Accounts and Family Safety
I've been using take ownership since maybe my win7 days even vista but M$ has done something to the process as take ownership no longer applies to everything in a folder. It's been hell trying to restore my older profiles every time I am forced to...
Hi! I recently installed the SSD and Windows 10 on my device. I had Windows 7 on HDD and now I put this drive to external enclosure. Now I want to copy my data to my SSD on Windows 10 but I need to take ownership and get full access to files and...
Now that I have successfully installed Windows with no sfc errors, I am wondering what is the best way to take ownership of user folders from previous install. I have my user folders installed on another drive so when you click on them you get...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:57.
Find Us