Resolving “You require Permission from … to make changes to this file”


Steps to resolve this:

1) Open up Command Prompt as Administrator.

2) Enter in command prompt:

for files: takeown /f file
for directories: takeown /f directory /r

3) Assign your username full rights:

cacls file /G username:F



Menelaos Bakopoulos

Mr. Menelaos Bakopoulos is currently pursuing his PhD both at Center for TeleInFrastruktur (CTiF) at Aalborg University (AAU) in Denmark and Athens Information Technology (AIT) in Athens, Greece. He received a Master in Information Technology and Telecommunications Systems from Athens Information Technology and a B.Sc. in Computer Science & Management Information Systems from the American College of Thessaloniki. Since April 2008 he has been a member of the Multimedia, Knowledge, and Web Technologies Group.

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