Error When Copying Administrative Templates Files “Destination Folder access Denied”

When copying Administrative Templates to Windows Server 2012 or 2016 you get and error “destination Folder Access Denied” and you can’t copy the .ADMX or .ADML to the PolicyDedinitions folder.

This Issue happens when using local storage and not Central Store for Administrative Templates.

To fix the Issue, you will need to assign Owner Permissions to the domain Administrators group and Replace all permission on the Drive.

To start the process Right click on the C: Drive -> Properties -> Security -> Advanced

Next to the Owner text click on Change

Select the Domain Administrators Group

Make sure you tick Replace All child objects

Click Yes

When done close all open and copy the administrative templates

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