Administrator account do not have administrative rights always


  1. Posts : 1,277
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    Administrator account do not have administrative rights always


    I tried this over several laptops to see if its corruption and the result is not .

    Accounts with Administrator rights do not have administrative privileges over all folders owned by Administrators group , that i either have to own the folder or add the user (administrator) to users with permissions to that folder .

    Now I think this is odd since Administrator account should inherit Administrators privileges or am I wrong there ?
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  2. Posts : 6,969
    windows 10
       #2

    Above administrator is system which maybe in control it's a security idea that on some important folders that may be effected by malware you need to give permission to ensure your not malware
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  3. Posts : 1,277
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    Thread Starter
       #3

    The whole idea of permissions and inheritance is that a user should inherit group's permission that it is a part of , its the whole idea behind a group else what is a group really ? This happens over all systems that adopts it like databases / linux based systems etc .

    Now seriously what's the point of having the administrators group in windows if administrators don't inherit its permissions .
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  4. Posts : 56,100
    Multi-boot Windows 10/11 - RTM, RP, Beta, and Insider
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    Older post by Shawn over in 7F, but still valid: built-in admin account vs regular admin account - Windows 7 Help Forums
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