Windows 10: Is there a permissions support troubleshooter?

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    64-bit Windows 10 Home ver.1607
       24 Oct 2016 #1

    Is there a permissions support troubleshooter?

    I vaguely recall that Windows support was able to help run permissions repairs on user accounts. Is this service or utility available somewhere? A music notation program that I use doesn't hold my preferences, and that company's support tells me this is a Windows permission issue. That's why I'm asking. I'm not entirely buying that explanation, but I would like to check it out. Thanks.
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  2.    24 Oct 2016 #2

    Gosh, I'm not aware of a built-in Windows tool to do this. But there is a tool from (here's a download link from MajorGeeks for same) called Windows Repair that might help. Conventional wisdom is to run the simple or gentle repairs first, before getting too aggressive in the area of reset file permissions. It's recommended by many heavy-duty members here at TenForums, as examining this search will show.
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  3. gogreen's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Home ver.1607
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       25 Oct 2016 #3

    Thanks, EdTittel. I have a feeling this company is trying to jerk me around a bit. I've checked my permissions--they're fine. All my other software holds preferences I select--except for this one company's product. And reports that all is OK.
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