Forcing writability of a directory on Windows

Following on this previous post, this short DOS script does the equivalent of chmod a+wS:

 

@echo off
REM    forcewritable.cmd
REM    Usage: Open an Administrator command prompt and run this, e.g.,
REM    forcewritable C:\path\to\folder
 
echo Taking ownership of %1...
takeown /f %1 /r /d y
icacls %1 /grant Everyone:F /t

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