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Windows 7: I Give Up

26 Jun 2017   #1

Windows 7 X64
I Give Up

Okay guys, (and maybe gals).Thanks for the help, but I've thrown in the towel. I've tried a hundred different options, hours upon end, remedies, fixes, you name it, and I still CANNOT get rid of the 'read only' attribute that appears in any file that I move to my desktop, or have created from my desktop.
I can create a file from my startup/documents/quick notes---but when I move it to my desktop---it converts to 'read only'. Funny part is, when I'm in 'documents', if I use the file menu to 'create a shortcut', and have it moved to my desktop, the file remains editable. In attrib, the 'read only' box is not checked, and not colored blue.
I've decided that this is the only way I deal with this problem without further frustration. Again, thanks for the help.

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26 Jun 2017   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 OEM

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26 Jun 2017   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

Riverrat83. You already have a thread dealing with this, so starting a new one is unlikely to get get any more solutions.

Desktop converts everything to 'Read Only'. - Windows 7 Help Forums
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