You shouldn't have to set the permissions in Windows like you did in Linux. Windows isn't near as "locked-down" as Linux is. That's what's made learning how to use Linux such a headache for me, because you have permissions and ownership there.
But in Windows, you don't have to worry about that. If you do run into any problems, just go to the folder/file, right-click and go to properties, and then make sure "Read-Only" isn't selected. That's the permissions thing in Windows. haha. You probably won't have any problems with that aspect of it though. If you run into an Error 500 or Error 403, that's a problem with the permissions in Apache and just do a forum search for how to resolve those, because it can be a number of things.
Hope that helps.
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