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We have just had an issue arise when we began installing Win2k3 Server R2 SP2.  We setup server for dental offices and all of our servers are always setup the same.  Recently when we began installing 2k3 server r2 sp2 we began receiving some wierd permission related issues.  The dental software will create a file .txt, .xml, etc and once it is created it is read only.  The permissions are setup properly on the directories, each user is an admin on the domain and a local admin on the workstation.  Any suggestions?  Is there a utility the will take a directory and reset the permissions.  I don't think the permissions are correct even though windows says they are.
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both of the above comments are excellent suggestions to start.  typically there is a single directory that the user needs access to as well as a couple of keys in the registry.  You can find both of those using various tools that can be found on the internet as freeware or shareware.  I prefer process monitor that is distributed by Microsoft for free.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/utilities/processmonitor.mspx

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Are you talking about the properties - read only checkbox? That has nothing to do with ntfs.
For folders, it is perfectly normal that "read only" is checked. For files of course, it should not be.

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