So have you working in a windows environment and found yourself not able to access a specific directory because of windows security? Well I find many times when working on systems at clients that they have done some odd security things to their directory structures. So the question becomes what groups does my user profile have access to so that I can determine what level of access I have to the directory(s) in question.
From the command line use this command:
This will generate a extensive list of information but at the end it will show the “User Settings”