Change administrator account permissions


BEH

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I am trying to view the contents of a Windows folder - WindowsApps. I am logged on as the default user (first account at Windows setup time) and
am shown as being in the administrator group (I used cmd - net user to display all users and I'm listed as an adminstrator.

I am receiving a pop-up message indicating I don't have read permissions to the folder.. from what I have learned about the permission levels
of any account in the administrator group, I believe I should have.. ?? I've tried to change the permissions for the account and I only see greyed out
permissions.. I have been unable to find a way to edit the permissions for this account. So, I've tried everything I can think of and require some
assistance for this issue.

THANKS BEH
 
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Hi, BEH
I’d be very careful playing around with user/admin privillages. Too many times I have seen it come to grief. However I believe there is a way to reset the permissions.
You could try “Take Ownership” but I personally wouldn’t recommend it.

The links I have posted are onsite in the “Tutorials” section.
 

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You might try the Hidden Admin:

 

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You might try the Hidden Admin:

I was looking and couldn’t find it. Good job! 🙏
 

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I was looking and couldn’t find it. Good job! 🙏
Yes, I know what you mean. I had another link but, decided to see if our beloved @Brink had something up his sleeve for us.
Didn't take too long. I think it's the wording. I find this to on web searches.
And yes, i agree with you that permissions are something not to mess with.
 

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I am receiving a pop-up message indicating I don't have read permissions to the folder.. from what I have learned about the permission levels of any account in the administrator group, I believe I should have.. ??
There are a few folder for for which even an administrator doesn't have access, or even the permission to change permissions to gain access. Another example is the hidden 'System Volume Information' folder at the root of the C: drive. These are folders that you should be very careful about messing with, as @antspants says, as they are important for the smooth running of the system.

However, if you're curious and just want to look inside there is an easy way. Run TreeSize Free as an administrator and it can see inside them.

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I prefer the Portable App version as it doesn't require an install.

 

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In this video, i will guide on how to access the WindowsApps folder.
 

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It makes absolutely no sense to me why anyone would change permissions on trusted installer owned folders. We've seen the damage it can cause. If I ever did have need to manipulate one of the files owned by trusted installer I certainly would not do it within Windows but with a live Linux distro. Permissions of such folders and messing with the files inside them can put you in a hole you can't find your way out of. If one knows what he's doing and absolutely feels they have to, I strongly recommend making a full system image first.
 

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You might try the Hidden Admin:

No. There's no point.
The Built-in Admin account has no greater privileges than an Admin account created by the user.


Run TreeSize Free as an administrator and it can see inside them
I agree with Bree.


Denis
 

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The Administrator account has full control of the files, directories, services, and other resources on the local computer.
From that link, so where lies the confusion?
 

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Well, @Brink states that the elevated admin account, by his definition, will allow access to what it is the OP is trying to access, full control of the files, directories, services, and other resources on the local computer. Where is the confusion as to what shawn is saying in that tutorial and what the OP wants to do?


Don’t worry, I get it now.

The Built-in Admin account has no greater privileges than an Admin account created by the user.

(y)
 

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Well, @Brink states that the elevated admin account, by his definition, will allow access to what it is the OP is trying to access, full control of the files, directories, services, and other resources on the local computer. Where is the confusion as to what shawn is saying in that tutorial and what the OP wants to do?
Brink stated the true situation in the equivalent TenForums tutorial but has not yet copied those words over to <and> the ElevenForum tutorial.
@Brink - People pay attention to your words. antspants just accepted them as gospel. Please, please add the same words that you added to the TenForums tutorial
Brink said:
The hidden built-in default local Administrator account is an elevated account for the system administrator. It is basically the same as an administrator account above with UAC turned off.

The Built-in admin has no more access & is no more powerful than any Admin user account you create yourself. This can be tested fairly easily.
BiA is just an Admin - my post #8 - ElevenForum - last tested in Windows 11 September 2022
BiA is just an Admin - my post #13 - TenForums - last tested in Windows 10 Version 1909
This aspect of Built-in Admin behaviour is stated in
but not yet explicitly stated <and in>
<and> but the same test yields the same result.


The Built-in Admin exists for one reason & one reason only, to be enabled by Windows to appear on the Safe mode login screen if Windows cannot detect any other Admin account on the computer.
This behaviour is stated in Administrator account status, Safe mode considerations - MSDocs


… and you changed your post?
I added the comment that I agreed with Bree.
<And I've just changed this one aswell.>


All the best,
Denis
 
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Do NOT mess with the permissions! Access WindowsApps as TrustedInstaller using PowerRun:
 

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I am trying to view the contents of a Windows folder - WindowsApps.
The folder contains 100's of app packages which are, or have been installed on your computer.
There is 1000's of folders and, 10,000's of files consisting of a endless amount of app data, which most users can't even fathom.
There is nothing you can do with them or about them. Best to leave it be.
 

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The folder contains 100's of app packages which are, or have been installed on your computer.
There is 1000's of folders and, 10,000's of files consisting of a endless amount of app data, which most users can't even fathom.
There is nothing you can do with them or about them. Best to leave it be.
The most common reason I see users wanting access to WindowsApps is to apply a mod to game. Modders are better off using a version from anywhere other than the Microsoft Store, such as Steam, but sometimes the MS Store is where they could get the best deal or just didn't know there was another option, etc.
 

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The most common reason I see users wanting access to WindowsApps is to apply a mod to game.
(y) I hadn't thought of that, course, I'm not a gamer, so... 🤷‍♂️
 

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Well, I see I've received quite a few replies to my issue. I am well aware of two obscure but meaningful IT theorums;
1. If you don't know and are not sure, then research, don't just 'do'.
2. He or she who backs up, laughs last.

I simply wanted to locate where an app was installed by default, in this case it was Windowsapps. Bottom line for all of
this was: I wanted to create a shortcut to my desktop for ease of use. I have done more research and found a method
using task manager so all is well. To ALL who replied... thanks for your time, advice and suggestions. The common thread
across all replies was a high level of concern for me and the state of my laptop!! Once again, thanks for taking your time
to help me. This has reaffirmed my belief that this forum is a very valuable source of information and aid.

My issue has now been solved.
 

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I wanted to create a shortcut to my desktop for ease of use.
Ah!!!
You could have pasted shell:appsfolder into a Run box and created a shortcut from there.
 

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    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    ASUS VivoBook

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