Sometimes you may need to copy files that were “owned” by another user.
|1.||Right click on the Directory with the files you want to take ownership|
|3.||Click on the Security tab|
|4.||This will bring up the list of current users.|
|5.||Click on the Advanced button|
|6.||Click on the Owner tab. This will show the current owner|
|7.||To change the ownership, click on the Edit button|
|8.||Click on Other users or groups|
|9.||Click on the Advanced button|
|10.||Click on the Find Now button|
|11.||Locate the user that you want to have take ownership and click on the OK button. In the following example, I selected Everyone|
|12,||Click on the OK button again|
|13.||With that user selected at the following screen, check Replace owner on subcontainers and objects and click on the OK button|
|14.||You then see the computer start to take ownership of all the files in that directory.|
|15.||When it is finished, you will see the following screen.|
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