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Somehow I ran into a problem with Microsoft Photos where it wouldn't open because it was "updating" (it wasn't). I had to change ownership of the folder to allow me to uninstall and reinstall it, but I forgot to write down the permissions for my User account before I changed it, which I'm sure is a security issue.

I've restored TrustedInstaller as the Owner, however I need to know two things:
  • Is the account you're signed into in the list?
  • If it is in the list, what permissions are given to your account? Read/Write/Execute/Transverse, etc.

If you don't know how to get to it, go to C:/Program Files/WindowsApp. Right click on that folder and choose properties. Go to the Security Tab and choose Advanced, then click continue. The user account would be under Principal, and the permissions under Access.
Edited by pocketdrummer - 10/15/15 at 9:22pm
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Anyone? I could really use some help here :-/
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Here you go:

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Awesome, thank you very much. biggrin.gif
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