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Creator owner permissions causing problems on my 2003 server

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I have a shared folder structure on a windows 2003 server in a domain. In the directory structure, when a user creates a folder, their username shows up in the permissions and neither their username or the Creator Owner username have any permissions to the folder. They can open files, but receive  a read only message. I thing because they are members of an overall staff member group with permissions. So every time I have a user create a sub folder, they lose read write permissions to it. I have a frustrated group of users who can't access their own files in the file structure
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Have you checked the inheritance for Create Owner? Is it inheriting from above and is it set to Full Control at the folder above?
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It's all the way at the top of the share...and it's a fairly large amount of files..I'll have to wait for off hours to do that. Is the Creator Owner necessary for the functionality of windows permissions?
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The Creator Owner automatically gives permissions to the creator based on those rights unless inheritance is turned off (modified). The three permissions that I have always left alone are:

Creater Owner
System
Local Server Administrator
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