Solved

Who copied a file to a location

Posted on 2008-10-21
3
226 Views
Last Modified: 2011-10-03
I copied some file from a share on a 2003 server to my local machine

Before copy Modified date is 8/6/2008
Before copy Create date is 3/19/2008
After Copy The file Modified date is 8/6/2008
After copy The Created Date is 10/21/2008
The Owner was ceitaa000222\administrator
The New owner after copying the file is domainname\username

So actually based on what I see if you copy a file from one server or workstation to another the Last Modified date doesnt change but the create date will change if it never existed where you copied it, and it would stick your name on as the owner because you created the file in the new location if the file didnt already exist.

What I want to know is why would the owner name in the dos dir /q show default/Administrators group and the owner name in Windows Explorer shows a Username.  Which one is correct? and Why?

0
Comment
Question by:Steve Samson
3 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
Dimarc67 earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
The DOS dir /q command can be limited in correctly interpreting the owner info when using it on a network share--particularly if the share is mapped to a drive letter (whether you specified the drive letter or the UNC in the dir command).  The owner displayed by Windows Explorer is the correct information.

0

Featured Post

Highfive Gives IT Their Time Back

Highfive is so simple that setting up every meeting room takes just minutes and every employee will be able to start or join a call from any room with ease. Never be called into a meeting just to get it started again. This is how video conferencing should work!

Join & Write a Comment

Have you ever had a hard drive that you can't boot into, but need to change the registry? Here is the solution! This article guides you through accessing and editing a registry of a non-primary drive. To read registry information on a non-prim…
I've always wanted to allow a user to have a printer no matter where they login. The steps below will show you how to achieve just that. In this Article I'll show how to deploy printers automatically with group policy and then using security fil…
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …

771 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now