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Windows 7: Read Only checked?

05 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 
Read Only checked?

So I am not sure if this is normal nor have I ever noticed this so maybe some here can shed some light.

When i download a file (i.e. image, video, text, etc.) my Windows 7 machine tags them as "read only". Is this normal? Is there a setting in Windows 7 to say "when I download do not tag as read only?"

I have Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and again I never noticed this so I am not sure if this is a Windows change from the last set of updates.

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05 Mar 2013   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

It depends what you are downloading and from where. If you like to send me a PM with a link to one of the downloads I will willingly take a look for you!
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05 Mar 2013   #3

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

are you using firefox? it could be this feature. This post is old, but first thing I saw:

ff3 sets downloaded files as readonly when using the ‘open with’ feature | Off you go... into the purple yonder!

Is it happening with all of your browsers? can you try another browser if you haven't yet?
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05 Mar 2013   #4

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

I am going to test this in a bit, gotta do some chores. But I tried using the FF add on to grab music videos. They came through and they are not checked. Going to try other methods on another machine as well, but I'll be back in an hour.
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05 Mar 2013   #5

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Okay, found it. It was my program, it was set to auto update. Going back to the older version clears the issue. I will go to their forums and post. Thank you though
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05 Mar 2013   #6

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Good to hear. and thanks for the feedback.
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05 Mar 2013   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

There has been a lot of posts relating to uTorrent downloads as being Read Only. Was this your problem?
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05 Mar 2013   #8

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Yes, seems like version 3.3 build 29126 has the issue. Went back to 3.2 build 27886 and all fine
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05 Mar 2013   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Are you an Admin ? You should be the King of YOUR PC

I complemented it once, and I`ll do it again..... Dam nice sig Thor !!!!

I just did a 12 hour install at Wal-Mart, my back and arms are Screamin But this Bud tastes Real Good !!
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05 Mar 2013   #10

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Thanks Brian

Walmart is switching to windows 7? Oh noz there goes the neighborhood. with the low low prices and the extreme efficiency of Windows 7, all the moms and all the pops are gonna be outa business before the week is up....
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