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Add Take Ownership Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Take Ownership Context Menu in Windows 10

Sometimes you need to get full access to some file or folder in Windows 10. It can be a system file or folder, or one which was created by a user account that no longer exists. In most cases, the Windows operating system will prevent you from doing any operation on such files and folders. By adding a special context menu, you can quickly get full access to the files and folders.

Backup Permissions For Files and Folders in Windows 10

Backup Permissions For Files and Folders in Windows 10

NTFS is the standard file system of the Windows NT operating system family. Starting with Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6, it supported the concept of permissions which can be configured to permit or restrict access to files, folders, and other objects locally and over a network. Once you have configured permissions for a file or a folder, you may want to create a backup of them in order to restore them later or before you change them again.

Add View Permissions Context Menu in Windows 10

Add View Permissions Context Menu in Windows 10

In some cases, the Windows operating system prevents you from doing any operation on certain files and folders. It can be a system file or folder, or one which was created by a user account that no longer exists. By default, almost all system files, system folders and even Registry keys in Windows 10 are owned by a special built-in user account called "TrustedInstaller". Other user accounts are set to only read the files. By adding a special context menu command, you will be able to see permissions for a file or a folder quickly.

Add View Owner Context Menu in Windows 10

Add View Owner Context Menu in Windows 10

In some cases, the Windows operating system prevents you from doing any operation on certain files and folders. It can be a system file or folder, or one which was created by a user account that no longer exists. By default, almost all system files, system folders and even Registry keys in Windows 10 are owned by a special built-in user account called "TrustedInstaller". By adding a special context menu command, you will be able to see the owner of a file or a folder quickly.

How to restore the TrustedInstaller ownership in Windows 10

How to restore the TrustedInstaller ownership in Windows 10

By default, almost all system files, system folders and even Registry keys in Windows 10 are owned by a special built-in user account called "TrustedInstaller". So, once you take ownership and grant admin permissions to a file oe folder, and later want to restore the TrustedInstaller account as the owner, you will notice that it is not shown in the list of accounts. Here is how to restore the TrustedInstaller ownership in Windows 10.

How to take ownership and get full access to files and folders in Windows 10

How to take ownership and get full access to files and folders in Windows 10

Sometimes you need to get full access to some file or folder in Windows 10. It can be a system file or folder, or one which was created by a user account that no longer exists. In most cases, the Windows operating system will prevent you from doing any operation on such files and folders. In this article, we will see how to take ownership and get full access to files and folders in Windows 10.