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Windows 7: Can't uncheck read-only attribute

13 Jun 2010   #21
Eiji

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Ashampoo Burning Studio and a .mdf file i want to burn. When i want to add it, it says: remove writing protection (or so). And yes, i tried other burning software. Didn't help.

Edit: And the .mdf file doesn't have the read only box checked, it has the folder it is in. I tried to move it, but again remove writing protection


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13 Jun 2010   #22
severedsolo

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Hi there, just out of interest, what is this mdf file?
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13 Jun 2010   #23
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
As for changing folders from read only, every single folder on my computer is read only and cannot be changed (and will be the same on every other computer),
True. And not really an issue.

You can however make sure, or add your user name to the folder in question, and that you have "full" permissions. So.....

Check to make sure your user name is included in the "Security" tab and has full read/write permissions for the folder(s). Requires Admin rights! See Tutorial on Sharing and Permissions – If you don’t want/need to share the folder just do steps 1-7

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