Wednesday, March 14, 2012


How do I reference TrustedInstaller?

I was editing some ACLs on my Windows box the other day, and I wanted to assign ownership of a directory to TrustedInstaller. The trouble was that I couldn't figure out how to specify the TrustedInstaller user into the security editor. After scouring several blog posts I finally found the answer. Here it is for posterity:

NT SERVICE\TrustedInstaller

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