write to directory permission...

July 7, 2010 at 08:14:27
Specs: Windows XP
hey everyone!

ok heres the prob....

i need to grant write access to a directory and i cant remember how....
its for world of warcraft install of a patch.....

just need to know how to grant access to,

c:\world of warcraft trial\

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July 7, 2010 at 09:09:44
Using an admin account might help.

PowerMac 9600(1 ghz G4)
512mb RAM
50gb SCSI
ATi 9200 PCI

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July 7, 2010 at 09:16:25
i am admin! lol thx neway..... any other ideas?

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July 7, 2010 at 09:53:28
if you're at least a local admin on the machine, open the C:\ drive and Right Click the "World of Warcraft Trial" folder.

front the Right Click menu, click "Properties" and then click the "Security" tab.

i suspect "USERS" should already have Read/Execute, List Folder Contents, and Read. just click the "Allow" box next to Modify, and you've given all local users the ability to change everything in that folder.

of course, if you're really an admin, you should already have Full Control to subfolders on the C:\ partition, unless someone really messed up your permission inheritance.

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