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Re: Read access to all keys in /proc/registry
- From: William S Fulton <wf at fultondesigns dot co dot uk>
- To: Chris January <chris at atomice dot net>
- Cc: "Cygwin at Cygwin dot Com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2003 21:13:49 +0100
- Subject: Re: Read access to all keys in /proc/registry
- References: <ICEBIHGCEJIPLNMBNCMKCEKDCIAA.email@example.com>
Chris January wrote:
Yes to all three, I've just doubled checked. In fact a
does not go down the /proc/registry/HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE
because there is no read access for people outside of the SYSTEM group:
$ ls -la /proc/registry/HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/
dr-xr-xr-- 5 Administ SYSTEM 0 Jul 10 08:50 .
dr-xr-xr-x 9 0 0 0 Jul 10 13:03 ..
dr-xr-xr-- 4 Administ SYSTEM 0 Jul 10 08:50 HARDWARE
dr-xr-xr-- 1 Administ SYSTEM 0 Mar 15 2001 SAM
dr-xr-xr-x 1 0 0 0 Jul 10 13:03 SECURITY
dr-xr-x--- 65 Administ SYSTEM 0 Mar 15 2001 SOFTWARE
dr-xr-x--- 6 Administ SYSTEM 0 Mar 15 2001 SYSTEM
The SYSTEM group is not a normal Windows group, so how can I add
myself to the
SYSTEM group (Cygwin doesn't provide the usual Linux group commands e.g.
usermod, newgrp). Otherwise, how can I modify the permissions for
read access to
others so that the find command goes down the SOFTWARE directory?
1. Can you access the key using ls?
2. Can you access the key in regedit?
3. Are you running as an Administrator?
will traverse down the SOFTWARE 'directory', but a
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