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NO PERMISSION

I recently right clicked on my c drive through my one and only account and went into security > advanced > owner > edit and changed the ownership 2 my account after that it has all been a mess, i cant uninstall any program, cant open regedit dont have rights 2 do anything on mu computer....HELP!!!

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Re: no permission

You changed the ownership of the drive from TrustedInstaller to yourself? That's a quite uncommon thing to do.

The common precaution against this situation is to have 2 accounts with administrative capabilities. Then if one is messed up, you can use the other to fix it. although I doubt if it would help here.

The usual way out of situations like this is to reinstall Windows, if you didn't make an image backup to restore.

Kees

Kees

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Hey kees,
thanks for replying even i was thinking for clean reinstall but tht is a lot of hassle is there no other way i didnt make a backup image,

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