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System Restore: access the System Volume Information Folder Part II

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System Volume Information folder Properties

Go to the folder properties' Security window: it shows only one user, the SYSTEM which has permissions. To add another user to this list, click Add. The Advanced button is for adding users with special permission settings and normally you would not need to set anything (Fig. 6).

Fig. 6


Next,  select a user or group to add from the local computer or remote location (under From this location Fig. 7). If you are not sure the format to enter, click the underlined examples word. For users in the local computer not joined to a domain, just enter the user name in the Enter the object name to select box and the computer name will be filled in (Fig. 7).

Fig. 7


The new user will be shown in the user list. Tick Full Control or whatever you wish to set, click Apply and OK (Fig. 8). Do not tick anything in the Deny column as this will make the folder inaccessible to everyone including the SYSTEM.

Fig. 8


Now the folder is no longer shown as empty when you put the mouse over it (Fig. 9).

Fig. 9


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