If I do the same and look at ipconfig.
Cipher /E /S:C:WindowsSystem32 /H, could it be a command syntax error or something else?
Double-click on g and an option willbe added in your context menu.I tried to run the command as administrator, but the verbose output shows me access denied of all folders and files in C windows/system32.It's wrong to think to encrypt the folder System32 gives some security against hackers and malware? C:windowssystem32 is indeed there: C:Usersaagha path, pathc:Program FilesCommon bandits phoenix rising mods FilesMicrosoft SharedWindows Live; C:Windowssyst em32.0;C:Program FilesThinkPadBluetooth Software;C:Program FilesThinkPadBlu etooth Softwaresyswow64;C:Program Files (x86)Common FilesLenovo;C:Program F iles (x86)Common FilesUlead Systemsmpeg;C:Program Files (x86)LenovoAccess.Connections;C:Program FilesCommon FilesLenovo;C:Program Files (x86)Lenovo, client Security Solution;C:Program FilesLenovoClient Security Solution;C:Pro gram FilesjEdit;C:Program Files (x86)RSA SecurID Token Common;C:swtoolsread yApps;C:Program Files FilesCommon FilesM icrosoft SharedWindows Live;C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft SharedWind ows FilesThinkPadBluetooth Software;C:Pr ogram FilesThinkPadBluetooth Softwaresyswow64;C:Program Files (x86)Common F ilesLenovo;C:Program Files (x86)Common FilesUlead Systemsmpeg;C:Program Fi les (x86)LenovoAccess. The following Group or user names are listed: creator owner, system, administrators (SunTzuAdministrators users (SunTzuUsers trustedInstaller.Files in System32 are typically owned by "TrustedInstaller" and are locked down really tightly.Otherwise, a pop-up message will show you Access is denied in Windows.Trusted Installer and it is the owner of all Windows system files.That will give you the option to open a command prompt.Hi Tracy - Sorry for not getting back to you sooner, I was travelling on business.But it needs to take ownership of a file and grant full control permission before modifying.I tried to go to a dos prompt and try ipconfig again, and this is what I got: C:Usersaagha ipconfig.Here, take ownership of windows system32 folder make me the owner of system32 folder and grant full control permissions will let me modify the folder that had only Windows access.If you need to take ownership often, then use the registry hack file from here.Grant Full Control Permissions: After taking ownership, in the command prompt type: icacls "path" /grant user:f, grant full control permissions, replace the path with the file or folder location name (Ex: C:windowssystem32) and replace the user with you user account name (Ex: Administrator).
Clicked on the C:windowssystem32 folder and went to Properties and clicked on the security tab.
Using Windows install media, you need to enter repair / recovery mode.Exe in the same folder, here's the users that are there: system, administrators (SunTzuAdministrators users (SunTzuUsers trustedInstaller, their permissions for this one file are as follows: system: Read execute, Read.This prompt can be used to browse to the folder (note that it may not be on the C: drive, if the install media is putting itself as C and try deleting the file, potentially using the same kinds of things you did above (taking.Users (SunTzuUsers Read execute, List folder contents, Read.This should work, but I haven't tested.Folder access denied, windows 7 and Vista's file permissions is managed by the.I did as you suggested.Here's running the "path" command.