AW: chgrp in Windows
Wed Feb 25 11:53:00 GMT 2015

On Wed, 25 Feb 2015 02:35:50 +0100 Andrey Repin wrote:
>>>>>>> The result of chown I can see in Windows Explorer as the Owner but where is the group information?
>>>>>> Itâs over on the Security tab of the same window youâre looking at: âGroup or user namesâ.
>>>>>I just remembered that that tab isnât always visible.  If youâre running a âhomeâ version of Windows, thereâs a pretty good chance you donât even see this tab.
>>>> Thanks for that.  I first thought that's it.  I am on XP Pro so this
>>>> doesn't seem to apply.  I do see the security tab 
>>>> if that is what you mean.   But the 'Group or user names' box only selects
>>>> for which user/group I want to modify 
>>>> the permissions, doesn't it?  I don't want to modify or look at permissions.
>>>> I am actually looking for the information I see in ls -l as the group, i.e. column #4.
>>>> I am trying to fix a completely hosed file system and seem to have quite a
>>>> bit of trouble with that...  Something's still missing.
>>>If you mean Cygwin system, reinstall would be a faster way.
>> Unfortunately, it's the whole PC, which is also the reason why I have to use this terrible webmailer, sorry.
>Then there's an article on Microsoft KB explaining the way to re-initialize
>the default permissions on system folders.
>However, this is an off-topic here.

Absolutely. So let's stick to this question:

How to do the equivalent of chgrp with Windows means?


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