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Re: How to become root/root (0/0)




On Thu, May 9, 2019 at 6:20 AM Andrey Repin wrote:

> Again, there's simply no equivalent of "god user" from *NIX in Windows
> permissions system.

That's not really correct. An account that is a member of the
Administrators local group (localized name can be different, SID is
S-1-5-32-544) is a root/superuser equivalent.

It is true that some objects have permissions that prevent Administrators
from accessing them, but any member of Administrators can take
ownership/change permissions/run as SYSTEM and access those objects.

Regards,

Bill

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