How to take Ownership of Files and Folders on a External Drive?


PRince404

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I Added my Account as Owner and Enabled all the Permissions and ticked the "Replace Ownership on all Containers Withing this folder and subfolders". This enabled ownership of the folder and the sub folders but not on the files. I still don't have ownership of Files within the subfolder. I tried adding a "Everyone" account but it's still the same. Even after Ejecting and connecting again and even with restarting it doesn't fix. This is the second time I've had this problem. But this time It's on Windows 11. Last time I encountered something like this was on Windows7 and Windows 10. Why does this even Happen?
 
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PRince404

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Does this not work for you?
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I already have it. but it only enables Ownership of the Folder I'm selecting not the Sub Folders in it.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell
    CPU
    i5 480M :(
    Motherboard
    Proprietery
    Memory
    6 GB @ 1066 Mhz :(
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon 5000M :|
    Sound Card
    Realtek Hi-Def Sound
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Tianma IPS-LCD 14" Panel
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    3 x 500 GB
    1x 750 GB
    PSU
    90 W Adapter :P
    Case
    Brittle Plastic
    Cooling
    4" Single Fan
    Keyboard
    Propreitery
    Mouse
    HP M10
    Internet Speed
    8-15 MBps
    Browser
    Chrome/FireFox/Brave/Edge
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    About to kill this laptop. X|

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