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Old 04-07-2009, 06:53 AM   #1
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BackTrack cannot change permissions


Hi, I'm trying to change a file type in the System32 Folder on SDA3 (Windows partition).

However, I don't have the permission. If I try to change the permissions, it says I can't.

Could someone please help, step by step what I have to do? I understand mounting it in some certain way helps, but I have no idea.

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Old 04-07-2009, 07:23 AM   #2
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what do you mean change the file type?? what type? You can't change permissions on a windows filesystem, as there aren't any. Any unix permissions are just fudged on mount time to make it look more like a unix FS, but it's not actually on the filesystem itself.
 
Old 04-07-2009, 07:33 AM   #3
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Thanks.

Well, if I try to rename a file, it says could not delete blah blah blah.
 
Old 04-07-2009, 11:56 AM   #4
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Having reading your another post, I assumed you want to change file extension under Windows/System folder. In Backtrack or Slax I guess some partitions are mounted read-only.
 
  


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