Solved Disk ownership - correct configuration?


fruh

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Hi, my PC has 2 drives, C: where Windows is installed ("system" drive) and D: for storage etc ("non-system" drive).

In disk management, under advanced security settings, the system drive is shown as owned by "TrustedInstaller", while the non-system drive is owned by "SYSTEM".

This is a Dell machine but I clean installed Windows when I got it. Does anyone know if the disks' ownership is correct? Should the non-system drive be owned by user(s) rather than "SYSTEM"?

Thanks :)
 
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    8GB LOL
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    nvidia
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    C: nVME kioxia SSD
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CountMike

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Please show us complete Disk manager.
 

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    Asus Prime x470 Pro
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Bree

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Does anyone know if the disks' ownership is correct? Should the non-system drive be owned by user(s) rather than "SYSTEM"?
Looks completely normal to me. All my machines are like that too.

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My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer Aspire 3 A315-23
    CPU
    AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon Graphics
    Monitor(s) Displays
    laptop screen
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768 native resolution, up to 2560x1440 with Radeon Virtual Super Resolution
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    1TB Samsung EVO 870 SSD
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    Edge, Firefox
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    fully 'Windows 11 ready' laptop. Windows 10 C: partition migrated from my old unsupported 'main machine' then upgraded to 11. A test migration ran Insider builds for 2 months. When 11 was released on 5th October it was re-imaged back to 10 and was offered the upgrade in Windows Update on 20th October. Windows Update offered the 22H2 Feature Update on 20th September 2022.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, Windows 11 Pro.

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 4GB RAM, 128GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro 22H2 RTM as a native boot vhdx.
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Lattitude E4310
    CPU
    i5 M 520
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    0T6M8G
    Memory
    4GB
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    500GB HDD
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    unsupported machine: Legacy bios, MBR, TPM 1.2, upgraded from W10 to W11 using W10/W11 hybrid install media workaround. In-place upgrade to 22H2 using ISO and a workaround.

    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, Windows 11 Pro.

    My SYSTEM FOUR is a 2-in-1 convertible Lenovo Yoga 11e 20DA, Celeron N2930, 4GB RAM, 128GB ssd. Unsupported device: currently running Win10 Pro, plus Win11 Pro 22H2 RTM as a native boot vhdx.

TairikuOkami

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Should the non-system drive be owned by user(s) rather than "SYSTEM"?
Only if you want to apply some restrictions, I denied SYSTEM to write/modify to prevent ransomware.
 

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    Windows 11 Home
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    AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (07/19)
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    MSI B450 TOMAHAWK 7C02v1E (07/19)
    Memory
    4x 8GB ADATA XPG GAMMIX D10 DDR4 3200MHz CL16
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    MSI Radeon RX 580 ARMOR 8G OC (08/19)
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    Creative Sound Blaster Z (11/16)
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    24" AOC G2460VQ6 (01/19)
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    1920×1080@75Hz + FreeSync (DisplayPort)
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    ADATA XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro SSD 512GB (07/19)
    PSU
    Seasonic M12II-520 80 Plus Bronze (11/16)
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    Lian Li PC-7NB + 3x Noctua NF-S12A FLX@700rpm (11/16)
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    CPU Cooler Noctua NH-U12S@700rpm
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    HP Wired Desktop 320K Keyboard (04/22)
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    DIY Build
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    ASUS ROG STRIX X570-E GAMING
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    Corsair DDR4-2132 4x16gb Dual Channel
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    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080TI
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    On motherboard
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    2 - NEC PA241W
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    1920X1200
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    1 - WD_BLACK 1TB SN850X NVMe Internal Gaming SSD Solid State Drive - Gen4 PCIe, M.2 2280
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    850 Watt Corsair® RM850x 80+
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    Maingear ATX
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    Wraith Prism cooler
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    Microsoft Sidewinder
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    Logitech
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    Spectrum - 300mbs
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    Chrome
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    Windows Defender
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 21H1
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    Maingear Element
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    Intel Core i7 9750H
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    Intel LAPQC71B
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    32gb - Kingston DDR4 1333 Mhz Dual channel
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    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max Q
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    LCD
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    2tb INTEL SSD PEKNW020T8
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    Fans
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    TeckNet
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fruh

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My disk manager shows exactly what @Bree posted, so thankfully everything is ok, thanks :)

@TairikuOkami I'm definitely interested into that, since I'd really like windows to leave alone my non-system drive, thanks :) I still have to find complete info about it tho

Thanks to everyone for your replies :D
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell g5 5590
    CPU
    intel 9th gen
    Memory
    8GB LOL
    Graphics Card(s)
    nvidia
    Hard Drives
    C: nVME kioxia SSD
    D: SATA toshiba HDD
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender (if it hasn't been disabled yet)
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