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Windows 7: Can't remove "read only" attribute

08 Apr 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Okay, sorry about the direct link.

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08 Apr 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

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05 Sep 2012   #13

Win 7 professional 64 bit

Hello new here, having same issue, but just in one drive (all music) the read only is highlighted but also the folder icon has a padlock, I'm editing the files using media monkey, but some files refuse to accept the changes, any idea how I can get the all folder and sub folders out this? My folder loo like the image that sledge post on 8 April 2011.
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07 Mar 2013   #14

windows 7 pro. 64bit

just used unhide. worked like a charm thanks a lot
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06 Aug 2014   #15

Windows 7 Home Premium

I cannot save changes to photographs in a particular folder. The folder properties shows Read-Only highlighted (not checked) but the properties for each photo file do not. This is the message I get when trying to save: "Could not save as ,""".\Diamond Tail from hill .. ," because the file is locked or you do not have the necessary access privileges. Use the 'Properties' command in the Windows Explorer to unlock the file."
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