How to Grant Yourself File Permission to Use ProAPOD Software

How to grant the file permissions required by newer Windows operating systems when analyzing rental property with ProAPOD software programs. Required one-time only.

STEP 1 - Locate the ProAPOD folder

  • Open Windows Explorer
  • Open the OS (C:) drive
  • Scroll down to Program Files (x86 if it exists)
  • Scroll down to ProAPOD
  • Right-click the ProAPOD folder
  • Select Properties.

STEP 2 - In the 'Properties' dialogue,

  • Select the Security tab
  • Click Edit
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STEP 3 - In the 'Permissions' dialogue,

  • Under Group or user names select the user you are granting permission
  • Under Permissions for... check Allow (Full control)
  • Click Apply
  • Click Ok

Note: Be sure to click 'Apply' BEFORE clicking OK. Repeat for each of your adminstrator and user names.

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STEP 4 - Close Explorer

Close Windows Explorer and re-open ProAPOD. You should be able to save your work without any further issues. If not, repeat the process to make sure you gave full control to each of your adminstrator and user names.

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