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powershell on modifying permissions

Hi all, we need to add the group local\admin1 to over 100 folders UNC path like \server1\root1 \server2\root2 and propagated to subfolders and files under these folders. Can anyone help with PowerShell script? Thank you for your help.

Windows Server PowerShell
Windows Server PowerShell
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.PowerShell: A family of Microsoft task automation and configuration management frameworks consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language.
4,615 questions
asked 2022-12-06T20:55:17.817+00:00
Matt 61 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-28T23:21:34.7566667+00:00
MotoX80 23,471 Reputation points
1 answer

Corrupt Bitlocker Virtual Drive in E drive after crash on C drive

My main drive is C which is SSD. My secondary SATA drive is E which held a virtual drive F that was protected with bitlocker. Two days ago while I was surfing the web, my C drive crashed. Just shut down expectantly and I had to purchase a new SSD to…

Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
5,902 questions
asked 2023-01-28T22:53:12.3833333+00:00
MikeinGA 0 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-28T23:12:54.25+00:00
Dave Patrick 328.6K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
1 answer

Error message computer is locked for this authentication method

There is an error message when trying to log in with a new password. It says something of the nature of "Your computer is locked for too many login attempts with this authentication method. Please try again in 2 hours."

Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,478 questions
asked 2023-01-28T21:40:17.7666667+00:00
PaulBinFL 0 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-28T22:42:37.6+00:00
Dave Patrick 328.6K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
3 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Setup on Windows 10 now has two accounts with same name at sign in

I just received a new PC with Windows 10 installed. When I first turned it on, it made me create a password. After it was setup, I went to Settings and sign-on options to remove the password requirement. It was working for a couple of hours, but when…

Windows 10 Setup
Windows 10 Setup
Windows 10: A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.Setup: The procedures involved in preparing a software program or application to operate within a computer or mobile device.
1,728 questions
asked 2021-05-31T17:19:54.727+00:00
Steve Bump 21 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-28T22:22:42.6366667+00:00
Morton Niebel 0 Reputation points
1 answer

When i click domain join while on the settup page it says "just a moment" and it goes back to the sign in to a work or school account

When i factory reset my PC I get the choice to sign in as a work or school account and domain join. I click domain join and it says "just a moment" and goes back to the sign in to work or school account thing. Basically it doesnt let me sign in…

Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,144 questions
asked 2023-01-28T20:49:36.7266667+00:00
Dominic Blakely 0 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-28T21:29:01.26+00:00
Dave Patrick 328.6K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
7 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Can you show me how to Exit SConfig after installing Windows 2022 Standard?

I have just installed Windows 2022 Standard and SConfig showed up right after I reboot my computer. Is there any way to exit it? Please help and thank you!

Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,144 questions
asked 2022-03-19T15:02:07.967+00:00
Nguyen Thi Ngoc Nhung 26 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-28T21:21:18.25+00:00
Oliva401 0 Reputation points
2 answers

Does the latest Windows Server Cumulative and Quality Monthly update cover patches back to 2019?

Hi there, I have number of Servers which have not been patched since 2019. The automatic function to check for updates (from WSUS) has been turned off and now I need to push out Cumulative and Monthly updates for various Windows versions (2012,2016 and…

Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
1,748 questions
Windows Server Security
Windows Server Security
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Security: The precautions taken to guard against crime, attack, sabotage, espionage, or another threat.
1,296 questions
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
1,121 questions
Update management center
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
2,179 questions
asked 2023-01-28T20:40:45.7333333+00:00
troy price 0 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-28T21:15:25.4866667+00:00
Fabricio Godoy 81 Reputation points
1 answer

seralize object returns empty file after save

Hello All, Morning: I'm reading a XML file to fill the datagrid have no issues; then i modify the some values in the datagrid then save back to the xml file without changing the structure of the file. When i tried to seralize the file, empty file is…

Windows Presentation Foundation
Windows Presentation Foundation
A part of the .NET Framework that provides a unified programming model for building line-of-business desktop applications on Windows.
2,170 questions
C#
C#
An object-oriented and type-safe programming language that has its roots in the C family of languages and includes support for component-oriented programming.
6,918 questions
asked 2023-01-26T12:46:59.28+00:00
Kran2022 241 Reputation points
edited a comment 2023-01-28T20:53:53.8033333+00:00
Kran2022 241 Reputation points
1 answer

Opening the default e-email app

I use this code to open the default application and attach the file. But this code tries to open the Outlook app. For example, my default email app is the Windows 11 main app, but some other people in window seven, or XP, might be another app So, this…

Windows Presentation Foundation
Windows Presentation Foundation
A part of the .NET Framework that provides a unified programming model for building line-of-business desktop applications on Windows.
2,170 questions
asked 2023-01-23T23:00:17.3166667+00:00
Eduardo Gomez 2,326 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-28T20:50:16.5833333+00:00
Eduardo Gomez 2,326 Reputation points
3 answers

A connection with the server could not be established

I am trying to install WSL distro on my laptop. It is new with windows 11. But I am constantly getting the following error: "A connection with the server could not be established" Even when I tried to clone a git repository, I got the…

Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,478 questions
asked 2022-12-01T13:49:46+00:00
Priya Pandya 1 Reputation point
answered 2023-01-28T20:50:12.92+00:00
Sraj Kumar 0 Reputation points
1 answer

Listen to two (or more) properties

Hello, I am binding TextBox to UserControl myUserControl.DataContext = myTextBox; myUserControl.Height should be calculated and changed every time when myTextBox.FontSize or myTextBox.FontFamily changes. How to do such behavior. I dont…

Universal Windows Platform (UWP)
asked 2023-01-06T20:44:00.14+00:00
BitSmithy 1,236 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-28T20:18:54.2033333+00:00
BitSmithy 1,236 Reputation points
0 answers

Iterate over array of references

Hi, I want to create a function to write a message to multiple variables. I'm trying to do this via [ref]: function My-Write-Output ()…

Windows Server PowerShell
Windows Server PowerShell
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.PowerShell: A family of Microsoft task automation and configuration management frameworks consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language.
4,615 questions
asked 2023-01-28T19:58:37.65+00:00
Helmut Ritter 66 Reputation points
1 answer

ISS RDP Site still showing insecure after cert issued

I have gone and got a certificate for *.contoso.com and [contoso.com] . I have installed it against the default website on windows server IIS. I am now browsing (using the same server) to https://dc1.internal.contoso.com/RDWeb/Pages/en-US/login.aspx and…

Remote Desktop
Remote Desktop
A Microsoft app that connects remotely to computers and to virtual apps and desktops.
3,030 questions
.NET
.NET
Microsoft Technologies based on the .NET software framework.
599 questions
Internet Information Services
asked 2023-01-28T19:18:31.6233333+00:00
Al Grant 1 Reputation point
edited the question 2023-01-28T19:44:20.2366667+00:00
TP 10,496 Reputation points
26 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Still not fix ‘no internet’ connection bug in Windows 10 2004 (OS Build 19041.546)

I ever posted this issue on MS TechNet and someone told me that it’s a bug on version 2004 from Microsoft. Then nothing can do. So I tried this. “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NlaSvc\Parameters\Internet” Modify…

Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
5,902 questions
asked 2020-10-13T02:36:40.65+00:00
EcoAxis 331 Reputation points
edited an answer 2023-01-28T19:40:32.58+00:00
Zyryanoff 0 Reputation points
0 answers

Automating the Process of Checking Scale Out Deployment of SSRS using PowerShell

I am currently working on a project that involves managing and maintaining a large number of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) servers. One of the tasks that I need to perform is to check if the SSRS servers are configured for scale out deployment and…

Windows Server PowerShell
Windows Server PowerShell
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.PowerShell: A family of Microsoft task automation and configuration management frameworks consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language.
4,615 questions
SQL Server
SQL Server
A family of Microsoft relational database management and analysis systems for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.
8,472 questions
SQL Server Reporting Services
SQL Server Reporting Services
A SQL Server technology that supports the creation, management, and delivery of both traditional, paper-oriented reports and interactive, web-based reports.
2,095 questions
asked 2023-01-28T19:30:30.6566667+00:00
Robert L. Streicher 61 Reputation points
1 answer

Upgradation of Windows 11

My laptop has Intel Core i3 6006U processor but it is not supported for windows 11. So pls add this processor 6006U in your list for upgradation of windows 11

Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,478 questions
asked 2023-01-28T18:18:36.95+00:00
Jayesh Lembhe Patil 0 Reputation points
edited the question 2023-01-28T19:14:11.36+00:00
Dillon Silzer 33,176 Reputation points
1 answer

DFSR event ID 4004, Error 9075

I have two Windows 2012 servers, SVR1 and SVR2. Initialy SVR1 was PDC, and SVR2 DC. Then due to NTDS database errors on SVR1 that caused Azure AD Sync to stall, SVR2 got promoted to PDC and SVR1 was demoted and removed from the AD. When the problem with…

Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
1,121 questions
Windows Server
Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
8,144 questions
asked 2023-01-28T13:28:47.3233333+00:00
Ulrik Sieverts 0 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-28T19:05:31.86+00:00
Dave Patrick 328.6K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
2 answers

Right edge Resize flickers

This is a well known issue with the window desktop composer. Recently we see few apps that do not suffer from this issue. We want to inform Microsoft, that this is simply an OS bug. Why not fix this? Why would a sane composer refresh under a window whose…

Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,478 questions
asked 2023-01-22T19:54:35.37+00:00
Server Jo 1 Reputation point
edited a comment 2023-01-28T17:35:23.4+00:00
Server Jo 1 Reputation point
10 answers

Windows 11 All 22H2 Builds explorer.exe Previous Versions / Shadowcopy broken for local drives, NtFsControlFile failed error 1450 ntdll.dll/kernel32.dll

First noticed with 22621.105, and then tested with all builds up to 22621.436: Explorer "Previous Versions" tab shows no previous versions for local drives: But when checking with vssadmin I see that those shadowcopys are there ! They…

Windows 11
Windows 11
A Microsoft operating system designed for productivity, creativity, and ease of use.
3,478 questions
asked 2022-07-21T03:23:40.903+00:00
Joachim Otahal 1 Reputation point
edited an answer 2023-01-28T17:23:24.75+00:00
Joachim Otahal 1 Reputation point
0 answers

Download form URL and be able to click on it

So, I am doing shared file functionality. Right now, I am successfully uploading the file to Azure, and then putting the link in an email address, but I have some problems Even though I am inserting a URL, is not blue (Like a URL, that I can click on) …

Windows Presentation Foundation
Windows Presentation Foundation
A part of the .NET Framework that provides a unified programming model for building line-of-business desktop applications on Windows.
2,170 questions
asked 2023-01-28T16:34:04.32+00:00
Eduardo Gomez 2,326 Reputation points