Would you like to learn how to list permissions of files and folders using ACCESSCHK? This tutorial will show you how to install ACCESSCHK and verify the permissions of files and folders on a computer running Windows.

• Windows 2012 R2
• Windows 2016
• Windows 2019
• Windows 10
• Windows 11

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Tutorial ACCESSCHK - List permissions

As an Administrator, start a Powershell console.

Windows 10 - powershell elevated

Create a temporary directory to store Sysinternals.

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Download the Sysinternals application.

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Install the Sysinternals on Windows.

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In our example, Sysinternals was installed on the root of drive C.

Windows - Sysinternals installation

Optionally, add the directory to the PATH environment variable.

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Congratulations! You have finished the installation of Sysinternals on Windows.

Tutorial ACCESSCHK - List permissions of files and folders

Start a command line.

Windows - Command-line prompt

List the permissions of a directory.

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Here is the command output.

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In our example, We used ACCESSCHK  to list the permissions of the directory named TEST.

List the permissions of a file.

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Here is the command output.

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In our example, We used ACCESSCHK  to list the permissions of the file named TEST.

List the permissions of all files in a directory.

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Here is the command output.

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Optionally, display only objects that have write access.

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Here is the command output.

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Congratulations! You are able to list the permissions of files and directories using ACCESSCHK.