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Restoring Permission for Files Located on an External Hard drive
« on: September 15, 2018, 02:53:46 PM »
How can I get this to scan an external hard drive, instead of my computer.  I don't see any options to choose other drives.
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Re: Restoring Permission for Files Located on an External Hard drive
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2018, 03:18:26 PM »
The program is designed to work on and within Windows only.

The Permissions only relate to the registry settings.

What have you done to the files on the external disk ?

Is it because you can no longer access them ?

This article may help with that - https://qualapps.blogspot.com/2010/09/fixing-permissions-on-external-hard.html

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Re: Restoring Permission for Files Located on an External Hard drive
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2018, 04:15:59 PM »
Thanks, I ended up moving them into a new folder on my computer, scanned them and then put them back on the external drive.  Seems to have did the trick.

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Re: Restoring Permission for Files Located on an External Hard drive
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2018, 12:53:51 AM »
I was going to suggest that but as not knowing how many files were involved, it could have been a lengthy process, but glad you were able to sort it.

 

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