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    I need help to un-lock folders in 7 home prem

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    Which folders? And what do you mean by "unlock"?

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    Are you talking about these folders:

    JunctionPoints.jpg

    These are nor actual folders. They are Junction Points to allow older legacy apps to interface with Win 7. These are not accessible by the user.
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    See also this discussion about another "locked" folder, and my reply:
    http://windowssecrets.com/forums/sho...here-did-it-go

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    Are you talking about

    Not accessible.png
    seeing this popup when you click on a "locked" folder, or

    Access permission.png
    seeing this popup when you click on a "locked" folder?

    The first popup is what is seen when one clicks on a Junction Point. It is not accessible because it does not contain any files of subfolders; it is only a Junction Point, and there is nothing to access. It points to "C:\Users" in a normal installation of Windows 7.

    The second popup is what is seen when one clicks on a folder to which one does not currently have permission for access. Access can be achieved by clicking on "Continue", and entering the Administrator password or the password of a member of the Administrators Group. Once such a password is entered and access is granted, one will not see that popup for that particular folder again; permanent permission has already been granted.

    Does this help to clarify anything for you?



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