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Windows 7: Cant change read-only

04 May 2009   #1
Blindkilla

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Cant change read-only

I need to uncheck read only on a folder in C drive. Whenever i uncheck it, apply settings etc, i open it again and its still checked ...

Any idea what the problem is?


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04 May 2009   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Blindlkilla,

I'm sorry, but it's the files in the folders that get marked as read-only and not the folders themselves when you check read-only in a folder properties page. After checking the read-only check box and applying it, the check box will then automatically go back to a unchecked blue box, a undetermined state or not read-only. You can see more about this in the tutorial below though.

Read-only File and Folder Attribute - Vista Forums

Is it the blue box that you are seeing?

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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05 May 2009   #3
Blindkilla

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes, that post helped me though thanks
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05 May 2009   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Blindkilla.
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