How do I grant full access

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by joannecalf@yahoo.com, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. joannecalf@yahoo.com

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    I need to modify a xml file, In windows vista how do I grant myself full access permission to modify and save an existing xml file?
    please help, x
     
  2. urie

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  3. joannecalf@yahoo.com

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    excuse me, this is MY own laptop and I have been trying to make my trial word in to full version. I was following advise and when I came across the xml file my laptop to change it wouldn't let me , I was using a digitallife link advise:

    http://www.mydigitallife.net/2007/0...crosoft-office-2007-evaluation-trial-version/

    which says (if you read it) that I would need to grant myself access........

    I'm am not trying to hack anyones computer - just my own......!!!!

    I've given up trying now anyway
     
  4. petar

    petar MDL Expert

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    Install the reg file, right click on the xml file and select "TakeOwnership".
    Now you can save the xml file.
     

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  5. joannecalf@yahoo.com

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    Wow thank you Petar!!!!!! It actually seems to be working too!!! Thank you!
     
  6. zaxstr98

    zaxstr98 MDL Novice

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    if that doesn't work change the name of the XML to Proof.XML not just Proof. IT worked for me
     
  7. HMonk

    HMonk MDL Addicted

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    Don't forget too that some system files (and others) are "read only." Right click the file, then Properties and if the "read only" box is checked, uncheck it.

    Monk
     
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  8. Kojo

    Kojo MDL Novice

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    ive downloaded the link to grant access to change the proof.xml

    ive then tried to change the alwaysinstalled to neverinstalled and i cant

    i dont know if using mozilla browser and having vista changes anything im a bit of a newbie with all this stuff so if anyone can really explain it id be much appreciated all i wanna do is update my cv lol
     
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