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takeown

Take ownership of a file or directory. More information: https://docs.microsoft.com/windows-server/administration/windows-commands/takeown.

  • Take ownership of the specified file:

takeown /f {{path/to/file}}

  • Take ownership of the specified directory:

takeown /d {{path/to/directory}}

  • Take ownership of the specified directory and all subdirectories:

takeown /r /d {{path/to/directory}}

  • Change ownership to the Administrator group instead of the current user:

takeown /a /f {{path/to/file}}