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Windows 7: Locked Folder?

24 Apr 2011   #11
Dick H

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ipegasus View Post
I have got the lock symbol after I have stopped sharing the folder. Right click on the folder with the lock, go to properties, select securities tab, click on edit (change permissions), click on add, in the blank box type the letter a, click on check names, authenticated users will appear, select it, then OK. OK's to the end.
Your lock will now be gone. Simple solution.
I found an easier solution. Make a new folder, drag everything from the locked folder to the new one. Delete the locked one.


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24 Apr 2011   #12
YozMan

Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7.7600 Build 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dick H View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ipegasus View Post
I have got the lock symbol after I have stopped sharing the folder. Right click on the folder with the lock, go to properties, select securities tab, click on edit (change permissions), click on add, in the blank box type the letter a, click on check names, authenticated users will appear, select it, then OK. OK's to the end.
Your lock will now be gone. Simple solution.
I found an easier solution. Make a new folder, drag everything from the locked folder to the new one. Delete the locked one.
But he did give the reason as to why it happened... the folder went from shared to unshared.
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