Windows 10: Changing permissions on folders under C:\ProgramData

Discus and support Changing permissions on folders under C:\ProgramData in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I am unable to change permissions on the Folder C:\ProgramData\NVIDA Corporation to allow Modify and/or Full control in order to let NVIDIA Control... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by RodJay1, Nov 29, 2018.

  1. RodJay1 Win User

    Changing permissions on folders under C:\ProgramData


    I am unable to change permissions on the Folder C:\ProgramData\NVIDA Corporation to allow Modify and/or Full control in order to let NVIDIA Control Panel settings to be saved! This is in Windows 10 Professional.


    I have run File Explorer as administrator! I require some assistance please!


    Thanks,


    Rod Jay

    :)
     
    RodJay1, Nov 29, 2018
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  2. Mark Ole Win User

    ProgramData folder what is it?

    Hi Kurtis,

    The ProgramData specifies the path to the program-data folder (normally C:\ProgramData). Unlike the Program Files folder, this folder can be used by applications to store data for standard users, because it does not require elevated permissions.

    The path can be on a volume other than the system drive and should not cause performance loss nor cause confusion to Windows , as long as it meets the following requirements:

    • It must be on an NTFS volume.
    • It can’t point to a drive that has a different copy of Windows on it.
    • It can’t contain any serviceable components

    Regards.
     
    Mark Ole, Nov 29, 2018
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  3. Jelu Cal Win User
    ProgramData-filder backup

    Hi,

    The ProgramData folder is usually located in the C: drive of your device. To locate the ProgramData folder, you can perform the following:

    • In File Explorer, click on the View tab.
    • Click on Options.
    • In the Folder Options window, click on the View tab.
    • Under the Hidden files and folders, select Show hidden files, folders, or drives.
    • Click on Apply.
    • Click on OK.

    Let us know how it goes after you've performed the steps.
     
    Jelu Cal, Nov 29, 2018
    #3
  4. Changing permissions on folders under C:\ProgramData

    Unable to delete a particular folder. Error: "You require permission from Administrators to make changes to this folder."

    Windows Edition 10 Version 1809, OS build 18272.1000

    After installing the latest creators update I have the following issue. When using Explorer to delete a folder that is not empty I always get this issue: "You require permission from Administrators to make changes to this folder." It doesn't matter
    if I just created it or not. I can remove the folder just fine using rmdir <folder> /s /q.

    Steps to reproduce the issue:

    1. Using explorer create the folder c:\users\rob\a\b\c.
    2. Using explorer try to delete folder c:\users\rob\a.
      1. It fails with "You require permission from Administrators to make changes to this folder."
    3. Using explorer delete the folder c:\users\rob\a\b\c -works just fine
    4. Using explorer delete the folder c:\users\rob\a\b -works just fine
    5. Using explorer delete the folder c:\users\rob\a -works just fine.

    This will also reproduce the issue

    1. mkdir c:\users\rob\a
    2. mkdir c:\users\rob\a\b
    3. mkdir c:\users\rob\a\b\c
    4. Using explorer try to delete folder c:\users\rob\a.
      1. It fails with "You require permission from Administrators to make changes to this folder."

    This is a new behavior and is causing some build tools to fail.

    Thanks,

    Rob

    ***Title modified from Windows Explorer Permissions Isuse***
     
    Rob.Kreger, Nov 29, 2018
    #4
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