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The permissions of the parent folder are added to a destination file even if the Allow inheritable permissions from parent to propagate to this object setting is disabled.
The ReplaceFile Win32 function does not apply Access Control Entries (ACEs) to the destination file from the source file correctly. Therefore, the Allow inheritable permissions from parent to propagate to this object setting is not copied and the default permissions are applied.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------- 08/09/00 01:28p 5.00.2195.2103 707,344 Kernel32.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.
For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes