1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 15
    Windows 8.1/10 Enterprise x64
       23 Jul 2015 #1

    Access folder without privilegues on R/O volume


    Hiyas

    Is s chance to copy folder stored on read only NTFS volume for which I don't have permission to access?
    Permission is for use of old os which doesn't already exist.
    If I was able to copy whole folder from R/O media, I could easily change the permissions but I can't do that on R/O media and any attempt to copy the folder gives error msg Access was denied.
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 243
    Win 10 Pro 64bit
       23 Jul 2015 #2

    Anakunda said: View Post
    Hiyas

    Is s chance to copy folder stored on read only NTFS volume for which I don't have permission to access?
    Permission is for use of old os which doesn't already exist.
    If I was able to copy whole folder from R/O media, I could easily change the permissions but I can't do that on R/O media and any attempt to copy the folder gives error msg Access was denied.
    You need to take ownership of the folder if you can't set the permissions you require.

    If you can't get ownership from your account then activate the super administrator account.

    There are a plenty of tutorials on how to do this so I won't bother taking you through it step by step.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 15
    Windows 8.1/10 Enterprise x64
       24 Jul 2015 #3

    The problem is that I can't touch security descriptors on that r/o media any way. The permission was only for old user account, old administrators group and old SYSTEM account which however display as raw SID numbers from which none matches any of current account or group. The question is if I can emulate security credentials able to match any of listed security descriptors. Even the Administrator on current os had unique SID.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 15
    Windows 8.1/10 Enterprise x64
       24 Jul 2015 #4

    Wow didn't even try it before but magically Windows let me change ownership and even permissions on that readonly volume. Now I can copy it to safe location. Additional question is can I copy folder from NTFS source to NTFS destination with setting user permissions inherited from target folder but preserving encryption and compression attribute of source?
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