Bude 11:42 26 Jan 06

Using Windows XP Prof' OS when backing up files from "MY DOCUMENTS" to a CD on the "D" drive the file attributes automatically change from "Archive" to "Read Only".When I try to change the file attributes back to "Archive" on the CD I get an "Error applying attributes" pop-up.How can I rectify this plse?

  PaulB2005 11:47 26 Jan 06

You can't. All files on a CD are Read Only because you can't edit a file on a CD.

  GroupFC 11:49 26 Jan 06

I don't think you can - by their very nature CDs are read only.

If you need to restore the backed up files, you will have to copy them back to your HD and then change the file attributes.


  GroupFC 11:50 26 Jan 06

Doh (again!!) - too slow!!

  Bude 10:52 27 Jan 06

OK,thanks for your help.Much appreciated

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