Windows 10: Request advice in fixing a security error in Windows 10 .

  1.    24 Feb 2017 #1

    Request advice in fixing a security error in Windows 10 .


    Hello Everyone,
    I tried to follow the instructions of this guide >> (How to Get Access to WindowsApps Folder in Windows 10: >> How to Get Access to WindowsApps Folder in Windows 10 )
    I went through all the steps, but when I got to (step #9) where it says "open the “Select User or Group window and enter your administrator username and click on the button Check Names" .This action will automatically fill in the object name. Well that does not happen for me I keep getting a "An object (user, group, or built in security principal) with the following name>>MY NAME<< can not be found" error. Can anyone help me with this security issue?:)
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails windowsapps-folder-enter-username.png  
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 3,210
    10.5 Home 1803 x64
       25 Feb 2017 #2

    Start CMD as admin and copy/paste:
    Code:
    takeown /f "%ProgramFiles%\WindowsApps" /a /r /d y
    icacls "%ProgramFiles%\WindowsApps" /inheritance:r /grant:r Administrators:(OI)(CI)F /t /c
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    25 Feb 2017 #3

    TairikuOkami said: View Post
    Start CMD as admin and copy/paste:
    Code:
    takeown /f "%ProgramFiles%\WindowsApps" /a /r /d y
    icacls "%ProgramFiles%\WindowsApps" /inheritance:r /grant:r Administrators:(OI)(CI)F /t /c
    Hello TairikuOkami , Before open the CMD and run the command , what is this command supposed to do ? Can you please explain? Thank You
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 3,210
    10.5 Home 1803 x64
       26 Feb 2017 #4

    Take ownership of the folder and grant Administrators group rights to access/change it.

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...=ws.11%29.aspx

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...(v=ws.11).aspx
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    26 Feb 2017 #5

    TairikuOkami said: View Post
    Take ownership of the folder and grant Administrators group rights to access/change it.

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...=ws.11%29.aspx

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...(v=ws.11).aspx

    TairikuOkami, I am going to try it now , Thank You
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    26 Feb 2017 #6

    Every admin name I typed in I received that error. The screen shot included shows the exact error. Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Screenshot (29).png 
Views:	2 
Size:	1.35 MB 
ID:	122954
    Last edited by wilspeak; 27 Feb 2017 at 00:06.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    27 Feb 2017 #7

    Hello,
    TairikuOkami , I followed the instructions of another link and it WORKED Thank You. The was another link with the same instructions except .... instead of me entering the word (administrators) I was told by the other link to enter My user name which did NOT work. Then when I read your link the instructions were slightly different and now I can see my files. Thank You very much . This is the NEW link that I found, the first picture is right, Click image for larger version. 

Name:	access-windowsapps-folder-in-Windows-10-pic07.png 
Views:	5 
Size:	27.8 KB 
ID:	122955Click image for larger version. 

Name:	windowsapps-folder-enter-username.png 
Views:	5 
Size:	4.8 KB 
ID:	122956 the second picture is wrong >>>>http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-access-windowsapps-folder-in-windows-10/
    TairikuOkami
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Hello Everyone, I use an application called (Colornote) on my Windows 10 PC. While I can't seem to find it on my computer, when I go to the Microsoft Store and go to the Colornote page it says the application is already installed on my PC. I then...
hello guys in my device manager there is a yellow triangle on a usb device driver saying : a request for device descriptor request failed first i thought maybe 1 of my us ports not working but when i tested all ports are working even card reader but...
Solved Need help fixing Error code: 0x81000033 in Performance & Maintenance
Alright, so I want to backup my my whole system (system image) and files so I buy a 3TB drive. Everytime I try to use the Backup and Restore (Windows 7) tool I get the above error code mentioned in the opening post. "The backup did not complete...
Windows 10 slow sfc not fixing!! in Performance & Maintenance
Guys, suddenly my windows 1became slow idk what was the problem so I did SFC scan. I says found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. Please help me l. Is it my HDD causing problem it makes noise idk what type but yeah different...
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 11:12.
Find Us