1.    03 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Unable to change Admin Settings


    I am having issues writing to C or modifying files on the C Drive.

    I read that I should explicitly add myself (named) as a user in the security settings, which I have done.

    When I try to apply the settings, I get the following message for most of the folders in C

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	error 1.jpg 
Views:	302 
Size:	34.1 KB 
ID:	28038

    I also get the following error if I try to create a .txt file at the route of the C drive.
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	error 2.jpg 
Views:	297 
Size:	49.7 KB 
ID:	28039

    Please can anyone advise?
    Thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    03 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 57
    windows 10 pro Build 10240 x86
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    03 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Thread Starter

    Unfortunately, the 'Take Control' tool doesnt work either, I get the following error code:

    Error 0x80070522: A required privilege is not held by the client.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    03 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 57
    windows 10 pro Build 10240 x86

      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    03 Aug 2015 #5
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Thread Starter

    okay, so I tried something else, seems to be updating each file on C:, which so far other methods have thrown an access error.

    If you go to C: and right click. Select Properties > Security and then click 'Advanced'

    You will see the 'Advanced Security Settings for OS (C window.

    In there, at the top, check the 'Owner:' property is set to you, mine was set at "Trusted Installer".

    Click 'Change', type your username and click 'Check Name' then Update.

    I will update on if this was successful once mine has all updated.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved cannot change windows update settings
I tried to change the windows update settings and I canít!!!!! I get a message saying that some settings are managed by my system administrator!!!!! I am the only user in this laptop with administrator privilegesÖ How comes that I canít change...
Windows Updates and Activation
Can't access Admin acct., admin files are still there
I just transferred from Windows 7, and everything worked except for the fact that the admin account on the computer (also the superuser account) cannot be accessed. The account shows up in the Users file under the Local Disk, but I can't access it...
User Accounts and Family Safety
Apps & Features Open and Change Settings for Apps in Windows 10
How to Open and Change Settings for Apps in Windows 10 Universal Windows apps (formally called modern apps) can now be opened in resizable windows on your desktop like any other app now in Windows 10. This tutorial will show you how to open...
Tutorials
Unable to open settings after Installation of Windows build 100159
Hi everyone, After installation of Windows 10 build I am unable to open Settings application. When I click Setting icon either on Start menu or on Taskbar Windows store opens. I reset windows store (WSReset.exe) and run sfc /scannow. But not have...
Windows Insider
Unable to open Windows update settings directly anymore
Notice that today, when I tried to open Windows update settings to check for the new preview build, it failed with the following error message: What was odd is that the file path it was attempting began as follows: Win10TP is installed...
Windows Updates and Activation
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 02:42.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums