Windows 10 And 8.1 Change System Files And Folder User Permissions (ACL) VIDEO TUTORIAL

Windows 10 And 8.1 Change System Files And Folder User Permissions (ACL) VIDEO TUTORIAL

  We get a lot of requests regarding changing file and folder permissions. For System files the process is a little bit different but changes can still be done. We do not advise such changes as they can cause system problems, but in certain circumstances it is necessary.  
Transcript (machine generated so it contains errors)
 
1. 00:00:00:19 / 00:00:05:54 - hello we get quite a few requests
2. 00:00:03:29 / 00:00:08:16 - regarding permissions on files and
3. 00:00:05:54 / 00:00:12:33 - folders and things being greyed out and
4. 00:00:08:16 / 00:00:14:73 - not changeable especially this will
5. 00:00:12:33 / 00:00:18:32 - happen generally when it's a folder that
6. 00:00:14:73 / 00:00:22:32 - is either a system folder or a folder or
7. 00:00:18:32 / 00:00:26:93 - file that is owned by shall we say
8. 00:00:22:32 / 00:00:30:89 - another user or the trusted installer or
9. 00:00:26:93 / 00:00:33:68 - system etc okay let's take an example as
10. 00:00:30:89 / 00:00:37:58 - we got a request for the system 32 which
11. 00:00:33:68 / 00:00:43:67 - is in the windows directory okay how do
12. 00:00:37:59 / 00:00:45:51 - we actually change the permissions
13. 00:00:43:67 / 00:00:47:39 - because over here you click change
14. 00:00:45:50 / 00:00:49:72 - permissions it just goes all grey and
15. 00:00:47:39 / 00:00:51:87 - that's the end of it okay the simple
16. 00:00:49:72 / 00:00:54:98 - answer is you actually need to change
17. 00:00:51:86 / 00:00:58:03 - the owner first to yourself if you don't
18. 00:00:54:98 / 00:01:04:31 - know your username go over there and
19. 00:00:58:03 / 00:01:07:76 - then type in power show okay and then
20. 00:01:04:31 / 00:01:10:25 - run it as admin right-click and then run
21. 00:01:07:76 / 00:01:12:06 - as administrator and then that will
22. 00:01:10:26 / 00:01:15:57 - bring up this window and then just type
23. 00:01:12:06 / 00:01:19:10 - exactly what we have dollar env colon
24. 00:01:15:56 / 00:01:24:03 - username okay ours is Windows ninja ok
25. 00:01:19:10 / 00:01:27:18 - um so basically there however this has
26. 00:01:24:03 / 00:01:32:84 - to be very very temporarily done
27. 00:01:27:18 / 00:01:36:63 - ok so Windows ninja check names it'll
28. 00:01:32:84 / 00:01:42:65 - find us ok now it was trusted installer
29. 00:01:36:62 / 00:01:45:56 - before ok do not do not shall we say
30. 00:01:42:65 / 00:01:47:36 - keep it as Windows ninja or your own
31. 00:01:45:56 / 00:01:49:76 - username ok it will cause a lot of
32. 00:01:47:36 / 00:01:52:79 - problems because most of these system
33. 00:01:49:76 / 00:01:55:17 - folders and files need to be in the
34. 00:01:52:79 / 00:01:57:27 - original owner like however for whatever
35. 00:01:55:17 / 00:02:01:34 - reason it as a temporary change that
36. 00:01:57:26 / 00:02:08:75 - needs to be done ok click on that click
37. 00:02:01:34 / 00:02:08:75 - apply ok it'll go through all of them
38. 00:02:09:81 / 00:02:21:25 - okay and when that completes hopefully
39. 00:02:18:94 / 00:02:21:25 - pretty soon
40. 00:02:22:87 / 00:02:28:18 - okay that's fine click okay basically
41. 00:02:26:00 / 00:02:31:93 - what it says is you need to close these
42. 00:02:28:18 / 00:02:33:80 - windows down and then you can open them
43. 00:02:31:93 / 00:02:39:25 - up again okay
44. 00:02:33:80 / 00:02:42:67 - now if I want okay I can change
45. 00:02:39:25 / 00:02:46:45 - permissions I can enable inheritance
46. 00:02:42:66 / 00:02:50:29 - disable inheritance it's all there
47. 00:02:46:46 / 00:02:53:87 - okay let's for example take the trusted
48. 00:02:50:30 / 00:02:58:93 - installer edit you see permissions can
49. 00:02:53:87 / 00:03:01:21 - be changed now okay now the key thing
50. 00:02:58:93 / 00:03:05:00 - that you must remember okay it's tidying
51. 00:03:01:21 / 00:03:07:52 - up before you finish okay you don't want
52. 00:03:05:00 / 00:03:09:65 - to restart your computer with your
53. 00:03:07:52 / 00:03:11:99 - username as owner on especially a
54. 00:03:09:65 / 00:03:14:48 - system32 folder okay it'll cause no
55. 00:03:11:99 / 00:03:17:36 - problem so before you shut down okay
56. 00:03:14:47 / 00:03:21:88 - make sure you go back and for the trusts
57. 00:03:17:36 / 00:03:31:10 - in solar it is empty space service and
58. 00:03:21:88 / 00:03:34:84 - this backslash trusted install look it
59. 00:03:31:09 / 00:03:43:60 - finds it click OK once again replace
60. 00:03:34:84 / 00:03:45:53 - owner on all the contents apply ok it
61. 00:03:43:61 / 00:03:55:01 - will take roughly by the same time as
62. 00:03:45:53 / 00:04:02:56 - before okay it's say you need to restart
63. 00:03:55:00 / 00:04:04:39 - this a little bit okay and if you can
64. 00:04:02:56 / 00:04:06:62 - see it's back to the original way it was
65. 00:04:04:40 / 00:04:09:02 - okay Tim mission just goes great
66. 00:04:06:62 / 00:04:11:31 - hopefully this has helped thank you for
67. 00:04:09:02 / 00:04:11:32 - watching