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My Domain Admin Account Not Acting Like Domain Admin

The account that I use for administrative work doesn't always act like a domain admin account, even though it is a member of the Administrators and Domain Admins groups. This is causing much headache for me as I try to set permissions on shared folders.

The concrete example of not being a true domain admin is when I create a folder on a file server, my domain admin account is set as the owner. If the domain administrator account creates a folder, then the Administrators group is set as the owner.

This appears to be a domain level problem. My fellow IT admins that are using domain accounts are also having their accounts set as the owner of a new folder.

Domain functional level is Windows Server 2003 with all DCs at Windows Server 2008 R2.
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According to Microsoft technet a folder you create as a Domain Admin should have the owner as Administrators, not your specific account.   http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc961992.aspx 

I wonder if there is some setting on your AD account that is interfering.   Or is this a universal domain issue?  To test this, I suggest you create a brand new test account that has no settings.  It should be a member by default of the Domain Users account.  I would then make that account a member of Domain Admins only - no other account.   Then log in and create a folder on a file server as a test.

If the folder owner of the new folder is Administrators then, the problem is most likely with the way you have your account and others configured.   If the folder owner is the new test account, then you may have an issue with AD.   At least you will know which direction to look.
AllIntUni2000Author Commented:
We recreated a new "admin" account after migrating off an old domain and all is well
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