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Windows 7: Drag & Drop 'Creates Links'

22 Nov 2010   #11
Bob2348

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Disabling Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service unfortunately didn't work.

Here's (what I think is) the permissions screenshot:




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22 Nov 2010   #12
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

We'll need to see the full window of that for access controls of what each user is allowed to perform on the folder. Or, you can just list out which user has what permissions. Also, in the General tab, is the folder marked hidden or read only?
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22 Nov 2010   #13
Bob2348

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Each of those users is allowed everything bar special permissions, if that's what you wanted to confirm.

The folder is marked read only.
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22 Nov 2010   #14
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Is your Music folder also read-only? Try removing the read-only attribute on the Audio folder and see if that will allow you to copy things from there. If that doesn't work, try taking ownership of the folder:

http://www.blogsdna.com/2159/how-to-...-windows-7.htm
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22 Nov 2010   #15
Bob2348

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I've unchecked read only on both the music and audio folders but the problem's still there.

I have noticed that when I grab the audio folder over it does say copy, but I can't copy individual sub folders within the audio folder, which is what I want to do.

Edit: Just noticed that both the music and audio folder snaps back to read only after coming out of their menus.
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22 Nov 2010   #16
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Ok, then we'll need to look at what the permissions are on those subfolders inside the Audio folder.
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22 Nov 2010   #17
Bob2348

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

How do I find that out? Right-clicking on any given album doesn't bring up properties.
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22 Nov 2010   #18
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Clicking on one of those sub-folders should bring up a properties option just like any other folder. You're doing all of this within windows explorer, not within a music program or application, right?
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23 Nov 2010   #19
Bob2348

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I misspoke when I said 'sub-folders'; they're album files, so that should explain why there are no properties.

Yes, everything is being done in Explorer.
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23 Nov 2010   #20
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Ah, that is a big difference. What program do you use to manage your music that creates these?
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