Windows 10: Seagate Central - how to take ownership of folders

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  1.    05 Jun 2017 #11

    The snag I keep running into is that no other locations are avilable. I've done what you advise but can't get past the only location being the Seagate

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    So when I click on advanced I get

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    Then when I click on "find now" I only get the names that are available on the Seagate.

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  2.    05 Jun 2017 #12

    eg I can "change" to Everyone

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    But when i try to apply the change I get the error message
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17650
       05 Jun 2017 #13

    Are you able to connect the drives via USB instead of as a network drive?
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  4.    05 Jun 2017 #14

    Some time ago I explored permissions in Public.
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    I allowed full control
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    But when I applied the changes
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    The object remains Seagate
    If I could change that I'd be OK, but as per my previous post, its the only object available
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  5.    05 Jun 2017 #15

    Brink said: View Post
    Are you able to connect the drives via USB instead of as a network drive?
    I'll check.
    No
    There is a usb port for connecting external storage devices to the Central
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    I suggested to Seagate that I remove the drive and format it but they said it would destroy the Seagate OS. I can't help feeling that as the OS is US that might be my best option, at least I'd have a 4TB drive to use (even though it cost about 100
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