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This article describes how to restore the default NTFS file system permissions for Microsoft Windows 2000. Windows 2000 includes Security Configuration templates that contain the default settings for NTFS permissions, for registry permissions, for default user rights, and for others.
You can use the Security Configuration templates in conjunction with the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in from Microsoft Management Console (MMC) to restore the default security settings in Windows 2000. To do so, follow these steps:
For additional information about Default NTFS Permissions, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/244600/ )Default NTFS permissions in Windows 2000
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/148437/ )Default NTFS permissions in Windows NT