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Take Ownership Of USB Drive To Get Access

Taking Ownership Of Usb Drives_thumb.jpg 1 If you can’t access your USB drive, you should certainly take ownership of it to get access again. Here’s how to do it via CMD

1. Step Open up an elevated command prompt . If you are Windows 7 find the related tutorial here

2. Step Once you have an elevated command prompt you can start taking ownership of the USB drive by entering the following command: takeown /f H: /R /D y – where H: is your USB drive

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If you want to know more about the parameters, read this takeown command line parameters

3. Step It is possible that you get the error Access is denied when running the command, then you should make sure to check your USB drive for errors and clear the read-only attributes

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Published: Monday, February 13th, 2012 Last Modified: February 13, 2012

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