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    Unlocking folders in WIN7 64 bit OS?

    Anyone know how to unlock a folder in Win7 64bit OS? I can't figure out how to do it... So annoying!

    Thanks in advnce for the help!

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    InstallTakeOwnership

    Copy & paste the following into notepad & rename it: InstallTakeOwnership.reg
    Ensure you have file extentions visible in explorer before doing so.
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\runas]
    @="Take Ownership"
    "NoWorkingDirectory"=""
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\runas\command]
    @="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F"
    "IsolatedCommand"="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F"
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\runas]
    @="Take Ownership"
    "NoWorkingDirectory"=""
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\runas\command]
    @="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" /r /d y && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F /t"
    "IsolatedCommand"="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" /r /d y && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F /t"

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    If they are system folders, then you should NOT be unlocking them, They are locked for a valid reason.

    What folders are you having the need to be unlocked?

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfmarkwood View Post
    Anyone know how to unlock a folder in Win7 64bit OS? I can't figure out how to do it... So annoying!

    Thanks in advnce for the help!
    If you mean locked, as in by another process then the unlocker gadget works fine on my Win7-SP1 Pro 64bit,
    Authors site here ==>> http://www.emptyloop.com/unlocker/

    nw2222

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