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Windows 2000 - Tips & Tricks

How to set ownership on drives

  1. Open Computer Management (Local).
  2. In the console tree, click Logical Drives.

Computer Management (Local)


Logical Drives

  1. mso-list:l11 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list 36.0pt">Right-click the drive for which you want to set ownership, click Properties, and then click the Security tab.
  2. mso-list:l11 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list 36.0pt">Click Advanced, and then click the Owners tab.
  3. mso-list:l11 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list 36.0pt">Click the new owner, and then click OK.
  • You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to complete this procedure. If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may also prevent you from completing this procedure.
  • To open Computer Management, click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. Double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management.
  • You can only change ownership on drives formatted to use NTFS.
  • You can change ownership settings on a remote computer or a local computer. To access a remote computer, right-click Computer Management (Local), click Connect to another computer, and then select the computer you want to connect to.
  • Logical Drives only changes ownership of the drive, not the folders and files on the drive.

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