Windows 10: Access denied error

  1.    1 Week Ago #1

    Access denied error


    I was playing around with the security tab in properties menu in a folder. I removed a couple of users's access in there. But I didn't remove the administrator's access. after applying, I lost my access to the whole drive. I tried to add the removed users's accesses to that drive but it didn't work. There are very important datas there and I realy need them. What should I do ??
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2

    Until the perfect Windows OS solution is posted -- be prepared to boot a Puppy Linux usb or dvd and use its file manager to copy off that Windows-locked-out folder onto any reliable external media.
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       1 Week Ago #3

    Mahdifa said: View Post
    I was playing around with the security tab in properties menu in a folder...
    Always a dangerous thing to do.

    Try taking ownership of the folder with your data in it: right-click on folder, select Properties and click the Advanced button on the Security tab.
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  4.    1 Week Ago #4

    Who or what did you remove? If you remove everyone admin is member of it so they can't access it
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