chgrp in Windows

Warren Young
Wed Feb 25 00:45:00 GMT 2015

> On Feb 24, 2015, at 4:48 PM, wrote:
> I've got what I feel is actually a terribly basic Windows question.

Terribly basic questions are usually answered in the terribly detailed documentation.  :)

In this particular case, here:

> If I set a gid with e.g. chgrp where does Windows store that information on a local NTFS file system?

The same place it stores the user information.

> The result of chown I can see in Windows Explorer as the Owner but where is the group information?

It’s over on the Security tab of the same window you’re looking at: “Group or user names”.

> how to do a chgrp with Windows means?

Click the Edit button below the “Group or user names” box.

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