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Permissions issue in Windows 7 - System32

Permissions issue in Windows 7 - System32

I am trying to copy and replace a file into the System32 folder. I have given my account ownership of the folder, but still cannot copy and replace a file over to this folder! Why is this? This is the only user account on the machine.

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I'm guessing this is because the permissions are not inherited by default anymore, so changing the owner to yourself on System32 does not automatically set you as the owner to every item in the subfolders and therefore you can't change permissions en masse.