Hello: I was wondering if there is any way to prevent an administrator from accessing a file. Obviously, simply using NTFS security won?t work, since an admin can always take ownership of a file. Thanks. Dean Theophilou This message contains information which may be confidential and privileged. Unless you are the addressee (or authorized to receive for the addressee), you may not use, copy, or disclose to anyone the message or any information contained in the message. If you have received the message in error, please advise the sender by e-mail reply to dino7@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, and then delete the message.