We already show you How to Take Ownership of a File or a Folder in Windows 8.1
, now in the next step this tutorial will describe How to grant full control permission to a file or a folder in Windows 8.1.
- To change permissions on any file or folder, you must be the owner of that file or folder first.
- You can set permissions only on drives that are formatted to use NTFS.
- Groups or users who are granted Full Control on a folder can delete any files in that folder regardless of the permissions that protect the file.
Now follow these steps:
Select the file or folder that you want to grant permission > click on the Share
tab > click on the Advanced Security
Click on the Add
Click on Select a principal
Click on the Advanced
Click on the Find Now
Select your user then click on the OK
Click on the OK
Check the Full control
box then click on the OK
Make sure that the Type
option is selected as "Allow
" and if you grant full control permission to a folder, the Applies to
option should be selected as "This folder, subfolders and files
Now you can see your user in the permission list.
Then click on the OK
A Windows Security warning may appear, just click on Yes
That's all. You now take ownership and grant full control permission of the folder and all contents in it.
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(This post was last modified: 11-25-2013 07:18 PM by blackguy.)