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  • Firstly Boot in to Safe mode. Now in Safe mode:

    1. Click on start and then click on computer.
    2. Right click on C drive and click Properties, and then click the Security tab.
    3. Click Advanced, and then click the Owner tab.
    4. Click Edit, and then do one of the following:
     · To change the owner to a user or group that is not listed, click Other users and groups and, in Enter the object name to select (examples), type the name
       of the user or group, and then click OK.
     · To change the owner to a user or group that is listed, in the Change owner to box, click the new owner.
     5. If you want to take ownership of the contents of the folder, select the Replace owner on sub containers and objects check box.
     6. Click OK, and then click Yes when you receive the following message:
    You do not have permission to read the contents of directory folder name. Do you want to replace the directory permissions with permissions granting you Full Control?
    7. Click yes.
    All permissions will be replaced if you click yes.


    S.Sengupta, Windows Experience MVP

    Monday, July 13, 2015 3:39 AM
  • Hi,

    Did you get any certain error message when accessing C drive?

    For permission issue, you can try the suggestions S.Sengupta provided above.

    If not, you can try to run following commands to check if there is any disk error, run cmd as admin:

    chkdsk /f /r C:

    Did this C drive is the system drive? If so, please try to boot into WinRE via an installation media and try the Startup repair to see if you can start Windows properly.


    Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff@microsoft.com.


    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 3:23 AM

All replies

  • Firstly Boot in to Safe mode. Now in Safe mode:

    1. Click on start and then click on computer.
    2. Right click on C drive and click Properties, and then click the Security tab.
    3. Click Advanced, and then click the Owner tab.
    4. Click Edit, and then do one of the following:
     · To change the owner to a user or group that is not listed, click Other users and groups and, in Enter the object name to select (examples), type the name
       of the user or group, and then click OK.
     · To change the owner to a user or group that is listed, in the Change owner to box, click the new owner.
     5. If you want to take ownership of the contents of the folder, select the Replace owner on sub containers and objects check box.
     6. Click OK, and then click Yes when you receive the following message:
    You do not have permission to read the contents of directory folder name. Do you want to replace the directory permissions with permissions granting you Full Control?
    7. Click yes.
    All permissions will be replaced if you click yes.


    S.Sengupta, Windows Experience MVP

    Monday, July 13, 2015 3:39 AM
  • Hi,

    Did you get any certain error message when accessing C drive?

    For permission issue, you can try the suggestions S.Sengupta provided above.

    If not, you can try to run following commands to check if there is any disk error, run cmd as admin:

    chkdsk /f /r C:

    Did this C drive is the system drive? If so, please try to boot into WinRE via an installation media and try the Startup repair to see if you can start Windows properly.


    Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff@microsoft.com.


    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 3:23 AM