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Windows 7: All my files are locked? AHH!!

09 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
All my files are locked? AHH!!

Ok, this is a nightmare.

I do a lot of photoshop graphics for work. I open a file in photoshop and edit...then save....WRONG!! It says I cannot save because it is locked. ALL MY FILES ARE LOCKED?

How do I correct this insanity?

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09 Nov 2009   #2

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Im sorry, I do not know much about photoshop, but I think if you use system restore prior to the point that you had the problem, you may be able to use it again. If that does not work, possibly a system image roll back may be of help. Let us know what happens.
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09 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7

System restore?? I just installed it two days ago!
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10 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

Does this happen with any other file type?

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10 Nov 2009   #5

Windows Seven x64

You could try to change the owner of the file properties. Right Click on the file and properties and go to details and down near the [OK] button it will have a blue link text saying " Remove Properties and Personal Information" and or go to the Security tabs and edit the permissions. It might be annoying to do this on a big scale though. Hope it helps'
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