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libirm
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Registered: ‎12-09-2011
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My Book® Essential Edition denied access

This drive is hooked up to my router as a network drive

I cannot change ownership of this drive- I am the admin. of my computer.

It will not allow me to place folders or files onto it, it denies me access

How do I change ownership of this drive to me while own the network.

When it is connected to my computer directly I do not have this problem

Thanks

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Joe_S
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Re: My Book® Essential Edition denied access

I'm not sure this model will work as a network drive.

Joe

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WaterTiger
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Registered: ‎02-17-2012
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My Book® Essential Edition ACCESS DENIED

I'm having issues accessing MY BOOK - ACCESS DENIED.

 

I change the "security" settings under "sharing" to hopefully set a password so ONLY I could access my external "My Book Essentials" by going into the Properties, then Security, then taking out "EVERYONE" and left only me : "USER: my name here"  and it immediately blocked my ability to pull the files up by going to My Computer, G:\ , then My Book...

 

I went into "properties" and instead of seeing about 10 tabs now I only see about 5..."Security" is no longer one of them.

 

I only have "sharing" to work with and I took several steps to try to add "Administrator" (aka me!!), "USERS", "SYSTEM", etc. but non of the steps I took worked. How do I regain access to my book through my computer?

 



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Joe_S
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Re: My Book® Essential Edition ACCESS DENIED

You didn't mention your OS this is for Windows 7 http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/enable-the-hidden-administrator-account-on-windows-vist...  maybe it will help. The Sharing Permissions in windows 7 and vista are a real pain. You might also need to take ownership. Try a search on that.

Joe

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