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    Mass Delete Users Home Folders

    hi all

    just a quickie, i am trying to delete pupil users home folders all in one go. However, i can only delete them one at a time coz i first have to take ownership of the folder and then take ownership of the files within the folder to be able to delete them, but i have 333 folders to delete, so i just wanted to know if there was any way of doing this all in one go.

    This is on a windows 2000 server with AD

    Many thanks

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    would something like

    CACLS "d:\users\2006" /T /E /G "administrators":f

    work

    it should give the administrators group full control of owt in that folder

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    Just wondered but can you not just select all the folders then assign/take ownership of all files and replace all permissions on all child objects?

    cacls should work tho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    would something like

    CACLS "d:\users\2006" /T /E /G "administrators":f

    work

    it should give the administrators group full control of owt in that folder
    thanks this worked a treat

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    Quote Originally Posted by apeo View Post
    Just wondered but can you not just select all the folders then assign/take ownership of all files and replace all permissions on all child objects?

    cacls should work tho.
    thanks but i tried that and it did not work, but the above post did, thanks anyway

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