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I have messed up my rights on a list, so I can still view it, but cannot edit it. I need full permissions on it again.

Is there a way to set my admin account back to full rights via powershell?


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Sounds like a sledgehammer to crack a nut. Do you have anybody with Site Collection Admin permissions that can reset them for you? In fact, if you have access to run PowerShell then you can almost certainly make yourself a Site Collection Admin.

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I am the SiteCollection administrator. But the inheritance is broken. I cant access the permissions. – Marco Mar 22 '13 at 7:48
That should not make any difference to a Site Collection Admin? – Dave Paylor Mar 22 '13 at 7:51
Well kiss my f... a.... One of my co-admins removed my sitecollection admin status, for whatever reason. After CA came up I just set myself to SC admin again. this is clearly not what In want to do on a friday, but I guess it is time to go kill someone. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. +1 – Marco Mar 22 '13 at 8:00

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