Administrator Owned Files Owned by Administrators Group

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If you take ownership of an object (a file, directory, Registry node, and so on) from an account that belongs to the Administrators group, the object is not actually owned by your specific account name, but by the Administrators group. This is the case to ease the burden of several administrators administering a single machine.


Article ID: 101768 - Last Review: October 22, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
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