Joseph Michael Pesch
VP Programming

Windows File Copy/Move Permissions Rules

by 18. November 2008 14:28

When copying or moving files in windows, the following matrix of rules applies to how permissions are either retained from the source or inherited from the target.

Permission Matrix

A
c
t
i
o
 n 

Move 

Keep

Inherit 

 Copy

Inherit 

Inherit 

 

Same
Volume
 

Different
Volume
 

Target Location 

            

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Windows

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