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Access Denied - insufficient privileges.

  1. #1


    normviv73 Guest

    Access Denied - insufficient privileges.

    I just re-installed Vista 32 bit and re-activated with great difficulty. Now
    I cannot run chkdsk in a command prompt window. Also I cannot access
    anything on my 2nd hard drive that was for RAID configuration which I removed
    last week.

    Norman Castel


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  2. #2


    Rick Rogers Guest

    Re: Access Denied - insufficient privileges.

    Hi,

    Right click the command prompt (CMD) and use 'run as administrator'. Right
    click the desired folders on the second drive and go to properties. On the
    security tab, click on advanced and change the ownership to your own
    account.

    --
    Best of Luck,

    Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
    http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
    My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

    "normviv73" <normviv73@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:1A1865CC-99A7-4A41-A94B-78F8AD5F4478@microsoft.com...
    >I just re-installed Vista 32 bit and re-activated with great difficulty.
    >Now
    > I cannot run chkdsk in a command prompt window. Also I cannot access
    > anything on my 2nd hard drive that was for RAID configuration which I
    > removed
    > last week.
    >
    > Norman Castel
    >



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  3. #3


    normviv73 Guest

    Re: Access Denied - insufficient privileges.

    It worked but I did it using a slightly different method. I opened the
    properties for the entire disk and gave myself full authority...almost. I
    still am denied access to some files (boot, bootmgr, etc.). I do not want to
    open those various files but I wonder if a technical support person might
    want to see inside of them? How would access be obtained?

    Also, chkdsk ran on drive D: and claimed to have found and fixed errors
    (details of which I copied to a text file) but I ran it again and the
    identical errors were still there. They are 8 indexes and the same as
    orphans. They are also the exact same ones that come up when chkdsk runs on
    my C: drive. Is there someplace where I can submit these 'details'? Or...
    how would I look up a KB for this?

    Thanks for the help,

    Norman Castel

    "Rick Rogers" wrote:

    > Hi,
    >
    > Right click the command prompt (CMD) and use 'run as administrator'. Right
    > click the desired folders on the second drive and go to properties. On the
    > security tab, click on advanced and change the ownership to your own
    > account.
    >
    > --
    > Best of Luck,
    >
    > Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
    > http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    > Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
    > My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
    >
    > "normviv73" <normviv73@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:1A1865CC-99A7-4A41-A94B-78F8AD5F4478@microsoft.com...
    > >I just re-installed Vista 32 bit and re-activated with great difficulty.
    > >Now
    > > I cannot run chkdsk in a command prompt window. Also I cannot access
    > > anything on my 2nd hard drive that was for RAID configuration which I
    > > removed
    > > last week.
    > >
    > > Norman Castel
    > >

    >
    >


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  4. #4


    Gordon Guest

    Re: Access Denied - insufficient privileges.

    "RENEE" <RENEE@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:CA0BF207-FD0D-4ED7-8D43-96F89079ED76@xxxxxx

    > Does anyone know how to fix "insufficient privileges" in Windows Vista. I
    > have a program I am trying to uninstall and although it is my computer
    > only
    > and I have admin privileges - I cannot repair, change nor uninstall this
    > program.
    >
    Please don't piggy-back on other people's threads. Please post a NEW thread,
    giving FAR more detail than you have done. No-one can possibly help you with
    such little detail.


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  5. #5


    RENEE Guest

    Re: Access Denied - insufficient privileges.

    I would love to post a new thread, but am unable to do so - not on my
    computer at home nor at work. When I try to ask a question, the page
    refreshes and will NOTopen a new window. I have okayed pop-ups and this was
    the only way I could get a question in.

    "Gordon" wrote:

    > "RENEE" <RENEE@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:CA0BF207-FD0D-4ED7-8D43-96F89079ED76@xxxxxx

    > > Does anyone know how to fix "insufficient privileges" in Windows Vista. I
    > > have a program I am trying to uninstall and although it is my computer
    > > only
    > > and I have admin privileges - I cannot repair, change nor uninstall this
    > > program.
    > >
    >
    > Please don't piggy-back on other people's threads. Please post a NEW thread,
    > giving FAR more detail than you have done. No-one can possibly help you with
    > such little detail.
    >
    >

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  6. #6


    Gordon Guest

    Re: Access Denied - insufficient privileges.

    "RENEE" <RENEE@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:FF80F756-CE57-4A37-B5F4-8AD747CB18FD@xxxxxx

    >I would love to post a new thread, but am unable to do so - not on my
    > computer at home nor at work. When I try to ask a question, the page
    > refreshes and will NOTopen a new window. I have okayed pop-ups and this
    > was
    > the only way I could get a question in.
    >
    Do yourself a BIG favour and ditch the horrible web interface. Use a news
    reader instead.

    Setting up Outlook Express/Windows Mail to access Microsoft newsgroups
    http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/ou...snewreader.htm

    Accessing the MS newsgroups in Outlook Express/Windows Mail Newsreader
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/e...roupsetup.mspx



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