change permission on all files inside a folder or hundreds of file inside a folder

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Security' started by Anthony B, Dec 26, 2007.

  1. Anthony B

    Anthony B Guest

    How can I change permission on all files inside a folder,
    or change permissions of hundreds of files inside a folder?

    I know how to change one file permission = property, security, edit, add,
    advance, find now, "everyone" or some such, OK, OK, Full Control, ok, ok.

    But, how to do a group of files, or every files inside a folder?
    Anthony B, Dec 26, 2007
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    brink Guest

    Hi Anthony,

    The easiest way to do this is to add "Take Ownership" to the context
    menu. It automatically includes all the subfiles and subfolders in a



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    brink, Dec 28, 2007
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  3. Change the permissions of the folder. Click on the "Advanced" button and
    check the box th propagate the change to all files & sub folders.


    Hank Arnold
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows Server - Directory Services
    Hank Arnold (MVP), Dec 28, 2007
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    Jimmy Brush Guest

    Jimmy Brush, Dec 29, 2007
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