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W2K files locked after reinstall [PREVIOUS POST BAD TOPIC - SORRY]

Accidentally replied to "Re: Problem Running Apache through Cygwin" by
mistake. The subject should have read "W2K files locked after reinstall".
Just replying for convience and ended up posting to wrong thread, sorry :(


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Fletcher" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, June 14, 2003 12:04 AM
Subject: Re: Problem Running Apache through Cygwin

> Hello all.
> This week I have had to reinstall Windows 2000 (due to a problem unrelated
> to Cygwin) and was suprised to find files in my Windows home directory
> stuff) and in my cygwin home still owned by the previous user with the
> name. I cannot delete or modify these files, even logged in as
> Administrator. Tried "chown -R" as Administrator, and that still did not
> seem to help. Of course, I also checked the regular Windows GUI but even
> Administrator the controls for changing user settings are disabled. I
> checked the FAQ and docs, but an easy answer does not seem to present
> itself.
> Any ideas? Thanks,
> --dave

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