Take ownership of files or other objects

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment


Determines which users can take ownership of any securable object in the system including Active Directory objects, files and folders, printers, registry keys, processes, and threads.

This user right is defined in the Default Domain Controller Group Policy object (GPO) and in the local security policy of workstations and servers.

By default, only administrators have the privilege to take ownership of files or other objects.