Wednesday, December 30, 2015

How to take ownership permission (Take ownership) of a file or folder in Windows

How to take ownership permission (Take ownership) of a file or folder in Windows


Sometimes when we want to change the theme or skin on the windows with another theme that requires us to replace or modify existing system files in Windows, we need to take ownership of a file or folder before modifying or replacing it.
For those who do not know how to take ownership permission (take ownership) of a file or folder in Windows, the following will be explained with pictures by taking full ownership and give permission for us from a file or folder in Windows.
Here are the steps:
  1. Navigate to the folder containing the file or folder where you want to take ownership rights. Right-click on the file or folder and select Properties.
  2. Then the properties window will open, Now go to the "Security" tab and select your user name from the list given. You will see that he does not have full control.
  3. Click on the "Advanced" tab and click the "Owner". You will notice that the owner (owner) will be set to "TrustedInstaller".
  4. Then click on the "Edit" button and then select a user name that we are using and then click "Ok"
  5. Close the Properties window and return to the properties window of the first, was now click on the button "Edit", then a new window will open.
  6. Then select the name of our users, and check the box "Full control", click the "Apply" and then click "Ok"
  7. Done, now we have a full dick rights to files or folders. Furthermore, we can modify or replace a file or folder without any problems, backup beforehand by copying to another or change its name to another name before modifying it.

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