1.    28 Apr 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 66
    Windows 10

    Issue with permissions on username folder?


    Hi guys,

    I have had this issue for a while.....No start menu, can't open some apps like the calculator....I have to ctrl/alt/del to get to shut down button.

    This is start to bug me so I went to dig a little.

    When I go to Windows/users I see:

    Default
    Default.migrated
    My username (not going say)
    Public

    If I right click properties on my username folder and look at the Security tab the permissions for SYSTEM and Administrators are all blank. For my user name I have everything ticked for allow with the execption of Special permissions.

    If I go to my Public folder and do the same the SYSTEM and Administrators are all checked to allow.

    The question is this. Do I need to edit the permissions in my username folder to allow for SYSTEM and Administrators. I want to check incase doing this will mess every thing up a bit more.

    BTW I can't do a screengrab.

    I hope someone can add some light to this issue.

    All the best

    Damo
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    28 Apr 2017 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 66
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Can some check their system for me to confirm this is normal.

    Cheers

    Damo
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    28 Apr 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,451
    windows 10

    System , admin , username should have everything ticked except special
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    28 Apr 2017 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 66
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanks Samuria

    I felt the issue was odd. Thanks for confirming

    Damo
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    28 Apr 2017 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 66
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    I'm now wondering why the settings are not ticked off...could it be a virus?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Deleting the Links Folder from the Username Folder
The Links folder is something that I do not use. Deleting the Links folder from the Username folder does not crash the computer. It makes the computer no longer having the Links folder. In fact, I do not need help from this one. ...
General Support
Solved Cannot get folder permissions...
Hi, I removed an old Windows 10 user account, but its folder in C:\Users did not disappear. When I investigated, I found that there is a folder inside that I just cannot delete (in spite of being Administrator):...
General Support
Solved Permissions issue
I have performed a clean install of Win10 on my C drive and it is running fine. My problem is when I go to install a program from a separate data store disk drive (stored on the drive over the past 5 years when I was running win7) or otherwise...
General Support
Wifi username and password issue
Hi, I have just bought an HP laptop running windows 10. I cannot connect to internet wirelessly as when I select my network connection it requests username and password. (Screen shot attached) I only have a network password for my connection and...
Network and Sharing
Puzzled by username issue
Hello ... In my recent clean install of W10 in the section which shows usernames I am listed as alanDT ... however when I open the 'users' folder on my C drive 2 users' folders are shown i.e. default(which partially grayed out and does not appear to...
User Accounts and Family Safety
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 00:09.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums