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Take Ownership of File

Used for taking ownership of dll’s and other system files that might cause problems when updating poorly coded software.

  • Run 'cmd.exe' as Administrator
  • Run commands:
takeown /f C:\Windows\System32\filename.dll
cacls C:\Windows\System32\filename.dll /G username:F
  • Copy & Replace the desired file
wiki/windows/take_ownership_of_file.txt · Last modified: 2016/09/13 15:53 (external edit)