Program files Permissions

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by gjbnh, May 20, 2009.

  1. gjbnh

    gjbnh New Member

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    Quick question...what should the permissions be for the Program Files Directory?? Mine is set to Read only.
     
  2. davehc

    davehc Microsoft MVP
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    That would be correct. But it should also say that it only applies to files in the folder?
     
  3. gjbnh

    gjbnh New Member

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    Yes it does, and thank you. I was trying to trace why installs of 3rd party apps fail, and thought this might be the cause.Sigh, more research time.
     

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