Solved I am in a loop trying to grant myself permission

durangoforcards

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I was trying to give myself permission to the file C:\Users\Tom\Local Settings. Now, no matter what I hit I keep getting the attached error messages and there is no exit.
Nothing happens when I hit edit, so I can't change anything back. Nothing happens when I hit cancel. So, my only option is to hit ok, but this gives me the attached error messages.

Should I use task manager to end the task? What are the dangers of "an inconsistent state" as displayed in the last error screen?

Is there a utility I can use to set the ownership and permissions back to there original status?

This is my first post to a forum for help, so I hope I followed the correct protocol. I thank you in advance for any help.
 

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Brink

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mvp
Hello Durangoforcards, and welcome to Vista Forums.

The C:\Users\Tom\Local Settings folder is a protected operating system folder and should not be messed with. The actual folder that the C:\Users\Tom\Local Settings points to for you local settings would be C:\Users\Tom\AppData\Local instead.

Clicking on Cancel (Error Applying Security) and OK (Windows Security) and OK (Local Setting Properties) closed them for me.

Here are the default settings for that folder. Everyone has nothing checked, and all of the other user groups have full control by default.

Default.jpg

Hope this helps,
Shawn
 

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Brink

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You're most welcome Durangoforcards. :)
 

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    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
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    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    2 x Samsung Odyssey G7 27"
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
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    Corsair Hydro H115i
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    Logitech MX Master 3
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    Other Info
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    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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