File Permissions

By TypeX45
Feb 6, 2006
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  1. Ok I have a hard drive with alot of data from over the years, music, videos, etc.
    It was in a computer that was in a domain and had specific permisions to that domain. I removed it from the domain and placed it in a computer not in the domain and is a simple home computer. The permissions are still there and I can't access anything. I can't even change the the simple hidden attribute. So
    if any one knows how to remove these permissions I would appriciate it.
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,067   +13

    chances are the files are either encrypted or encoded with a domain password or key. You will need to find out what it is to access it.
    or - download the files to a regular drive that was not on the domain. (that's probably an easier solution.)
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu Newcomer, in training Posts: 9,431

    As the administrator, take ownership of the files. Then remove any domain permissions (they are the ones with no user names displayed). Give any local permissions you like.
  4. Peddant

    Peddant Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,644

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