Read http://forums.cnet.com/7723-33042_102-589397/data-sharing-on-homegroup-with-win8-win7and-linux-computers/?tag=contentBody;threadListing to discover more about ACL, ownership and permissions.
And why is all this happening? Just look at the pummeling MSFT and others are taking over security. The result is less user friendly at times.
I have been having a lot of problems off and on with access denied errors. Most recently, I was trying to download the JavaFX runtime and SDK from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/javafxjdk6-1728173.html
After beginning the download, an error pops up saying that I can't change the contents of the directory. I am logged on as an admin. I created the directory just for this download (I download everything to a c:\xxx\appname_folder\ for organizational purposes). At this point, there is a *.part file n the directory and if I attempt to modify the contents (delete the file) or modify the attributes, I get an access denied error. I have opened a command prompt with admin privaledges and attempted to delete/modify attributes from the CLI, with the same results.
How is it that Windows keeps denying me access to folders I have created with the same user ID/access token even if I use an admin level command prompt?
It is so frustrating that Windows can/will keep me from accessing things the same account has created. Totally stupid.