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 bythe Administrators group. This is the case to ease the burden ofseveral administrators administering a single machine.

Article ID: 101768 - Last Review: 10/22/2013 20:28:53 - 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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