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File permissions unexpectedly changed

Posted: 01-03-2009, 06:41 PM
I have Vista Home Premium SP1. Over the past 2 weeks or so I have noticed
that several of my applications (e.g. Sibelius, MS Money) have begun to show
problems with accessing files, and in the case of MS Money it actually
deletes its file on exiting the application. I experimentally tried using
"run as administrator" which eliminated a lot (but not all) of these
problems, so it seems to be something to do with file permissions.

What I want to know is how to revert whatever change has been made to cause
these problems? I haven't knowingly changed anything myself, so I assume
that one of the Windows Vista updates is the cause of the problem.
Unfortunately, I don't have an early enough restore point to step back to
before the first of these problems occurred.

Stephen Luttrell
West Malvern, UK

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