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Re: Reloaded Win XP, now need to reload cygwin - sorta
- From: Vidiot <brown at mrvideo dot vidiot dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 23:02:09 -0500 (CDT)
- Subject: Re: Reloaded Win XP, now need to reload cygwin - sorta
>Is this Windows XP Professional or Home? You may be using Simple File
>Sharing (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/304040) which dumbs down the
>security permission rules quite a bit.
>Turn it off if you can and you will have a 'Security' tab on the
>properties when you right-click on a file or folder.
I wouldn't have the slightest on how to do that. I've never had the
problem to ever deal with it before. Not sure if it is even a problem
now. I'll be running setup shortly, so we'll see.
>The reason you need to update your permissions is because Windows ties
>permissions to a unique SSID for each user. When you reinstall, even
>if you set up the same user names, the SSIDs associated with them are
Ah, a hidden thing I never have had to deal with.
I wouldn't know how to change ownership permission of Windoze files, since
I've never had to do it, nor have I ever seen along the lines of chown.
Thanks for the response.
I'll report back my update results.
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