A. By default when you copy files from one NTFS
partition to another, the files inherit their protections from the parent
directory. It is possible to copy the files and keep their settings using
the SCOPY program that comes with the NT resource kit.
SCOPY can copy owner and security audit information:
SCOPY c:\savilltech\secure.dat d:\temp\ /o /a
would copy the owner and auditing information. You can also use /s to copy information in subdirectories.
The restriction for this command is that both the origin and target drives must be NTFS or the command will fail.