Take Ownership of File/Folder in Windows 7 & Vista

Windows 7 and Vista don’t allow its users to modify system files due to security reasons. Taking ownership manually is a tedious task and is sometimes confusing. Below is a small and portable utility which makes this task very easy.

Take Ownership

Take Ownership adds a Take Ownership Context Menu Item to all files and folders. This menu option can be used to modify discretionary access control lists (DACLs) Or to grant you permission to modify a file or folder. Now, just right-click a file or folder to take its ownership in a single click.

Take Ownership in context menu

Download TakeOwnership, Extract to any folder and run TOwnership.exe

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Mayur

Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter where he is extremely active.

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