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Reset permissions and reset boot sector reminder notes for Windows

Published: Thursday, June 11, 2020 written by Andy Flagg
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Keywords: Windows, NTFS, FAT32, Boot Sector, Permissions, Windows, icacls, takeown



This is just a reminder note for me.
 
Take ownership (first)
takeown /r /f *
 
Reset Permissions using icacls (second)
icacls * /t /q /c /reset
 
Reset MBR and Boot Sector on NTFS, etc... (has nothing to do with perms and takeown
bootsect /nt60 c: /force /mbr
bcdboot c:\windows /s c:
 
... now I can thrown away these two sticky notes that I have had on my benches for 10 years....doh!!!
 
more to come...

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