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Re: Win2k owner and Administrators

At 05:42 AM 8/7/2002, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 02:52:23PM -0700, Noel Yap wrote:
> > Does anyone know how to solve or workaround when,
> > being in the group Administrators, one creates a file
> > from a non-Cygwin program, the file is owned by
> > Administrators.  Such ownership can cause problems
> > when, for example, umask is set to 027 (as I do),
> > making these newly created files and directories
> > read-only to me even though I was the one who created
> > them.
>I don't know if that's already available on W2K but at least on XP:
>Open the appropriate "Security Policy" MMC snap-in.  In the object
>tree on the left side search for the "Security Options" object.
>In the list window on the right side you'll find a setting
>"System objects: Default owner for objects created by members of
>  the Administrators group".  This knows two settings, "Administrators
>group" and "Object creator".  Perhaps you'll have to reboot.

Looks like W2K is missing this option. :-(

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