unknown owner 4294967295 should be Adminstrators

Matthias Meyer matthias.meyer@gmx.li
Sun Jan 2 19:04:00 GMT 2011

First I want to wish you a happy new year :-)

I've a owner-problem with my Windows XP.
Most of the files which should be owned by "Administrators" are owned by
4294967295, an unknown user.

$ cat /etc/passwd
LocalService:*:19:544:U-NT AUTHORITY\LocalService,S-1-5-19::
NetworkService:*:20:544:U-NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService,S-1-5-20::

How to chown all files from 4294967295:18 to 544:18 or, at least, recognize
the files to be owned by "Administrators".

chown -R ... would not work because it will chown all files. Also the files
not owned by 4294967295.

chown -vR --from=4294967295:18 Adminstrators:SYSTEM ...
chown: invalid user: `4294967295:18'

Thanks in advance
Don't Panic

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