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Re: ID command returns mkgroup

On 11/11/2009 02:15 PM, wrote:

I opened cygwin and typed "id" and I noticed the word mkgroup was listed
two times after my username.

So I search on this error and found the following command to fix:
mkpasswd -l -c>  /etc/passwd; mkgroup -l -d>  /etc/group

But now when I run id I get a totally different result. It seems the command has placed my userid into a number of ironious groups including Administrators. As fun as that sounds, it seems like I have given myself power I should not have as a basic user.

Can someone help me to correct my id output and rebuild my passwd or
group  files correctly...?

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Larry Hall                    
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