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File permissions

Note: depending on your version of Windows these windows or steps may be different.

1. Find the files on the system that you are looking to view file permissions for. Once the file is found, right click and navigate to 'Properties'.




2. Once the properties windows is open, click on 'Security' tab. Followed by clicking on 'Advanced'.




3. Click on the 'Owner' tab and under 'Current owner:' should be the owner of the file.