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Re: user name

I had this same problem, your ID doesn't have a password.  
I found the solution by going to and doing a search for 
"user administrator".  On like the second page there was 
an entry entitled "RE why am I administrator" or something 
like that.  It had instructions on how to fix it.


On 12 Apr 2001, at 14:08, Josh Sugnet wrote:

> I recently installed the Cygwin toolset, and have a small question about user
> names and user ids.  Say I have an account with username "joeuser" on the win2k
> machine where I installed the tools.  This "joeuser" user has administrator
> priviledges on that machine.  When I run the 'id' command after starting the
> tools(bash) when logged into the win2k machine as  "joeuser", the output
> indicates that my username is "administrator", with a uid of 500.  Is there any
> way to have my username in Cygwin match my username from the win2k
> environment?  This would be really handy for using ssh.
> thanks,
> josh
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