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

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       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.
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       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:
    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
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