Re: taking ownership of files

JM Casey

That won't work by itself. You need to actually go into the properties of the .ini file as an administrator and change their ownership settings in the security tab. I was able to do this after a lot of experimenting, but recently haven't been able to duplicate the steps. I know it can be done, though. Maybe someone more familiar with these settings can chime in. I admit I was a bit confused and feel like I kind of muddled my way through to success.

By the way, a quick way to run a programme (like notepad) as administrator:
Open the run box
Type in notepad
Don't hit enter, but use ctrl-shift-enter instead.
The user account control dialogue will appear if you have it set to do so.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Jackie
Sent: July 21, 2019 2:20 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] taking ownership of files

Run Notepad as an administrator.
1) type notepad.exe in the search window. (press windows key or go to start menu to get there).
2) Right-click (applications key, shift f10, NVDA's right click facility), & select 'Run as Administrator' from the context menu that appears.

On 7/21/19, Josh Kennedy <> wrote:
I am trying to change the pause length in the .ini files for the
oneCore voices. But it won’t let me save my new settings once I edit
the ini files in notepad. I also tried copying, editing then replacing
the old files with the new edited ones and it says I need permission to copy to that folder.
How do I take ownership of those “ini” files so I can edit and save
them to improve the way the oneCore voices speak?


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