Are you facing any difficulty while opening any windows folder? In windows 10, many users are having an error – You have been denied permission to access this folder. To gain access to this folder you will need to use the security tab” while opening some folders. This error can be due to different reasons.
The users can get access to such folders through different ways. If you want to get rid of this error, then you must read this below. The basic method to open such type of folder is that the users have to take the ownership of the folder.
The ways to take the ownership of the folder to open such locked folders are given below:
- Take Ownership of folder
- Using Any Third-party Software
Take Ownership of Folder
The first method to remove that error is by taking the ownership of that folder. The users have to just follow the given below steps:
- Turn on your PC and go to the location where that folder is located.
- Right-click on that folder and choose the option ‘Properties’ to proceed forward.
- Then, WindowsApp Properties tab will be shown. Go to the ‘Security‘ option.
- Click on the button ‘Advanced‘. The Advanced Security Settings for WindowsApp will open.
- Then, click on the link ‘Change‘ wait until it opens another screen.
- Now enter the name of object, location and at the right side click on the box Check Names.
- Go to ‘OK‘ and enable the option Replace owner on sub containers and objects.
- Click on the option ‘Apply‘ to save changes.
Use Third-party Software to Get Ownership
In order to get the ownership of any particular folder, the users have to use any third-party software. One of such software is “TakeOwnershipEx”. The users just have to take following steps;
- Open your browser in PC and Click Here.
- Download the TakeOwnerShipEx from this link and launch it into any folder at Desktop.
- Double-click on it and choose the option ‘Take Ownership‘.
- Then, choose the folder whose the user want to take ownership.
- Again click on the option ‘Take Ownership’. Just that!
Now, the users can open that folder easily without any problem or error.