Read only..ALWAYS!!!!

  herc182 17:15 PM 20 Nov 09
Locked

Dear all,

I have windows 7 but cannot "uncheck" read only option in folders.
Specifically I want to uncheck "read only" on "My music". I do it and press ok, and it seems to do it.

Then if i right click it again, read only is STILL checked! Really annoying.

The permissions for this folder are "full control"

Any ideas? Its affecting Itunes too (i.e. it says it cant save the library file because i dont have the right access privileges)

thanks

  Strawballs 04:26 AM 21 Nov 09

I will be watching this one I have the same problem with my daughters win7RC machine

  sunnystaines 08:36 AM 21 Nov 09

seen that problem pop up a few times in this forum might be worth doing a few searches on it.

click here

  Forum Editor 10:02 AM 21 Nov 09

so that administrators have full control. You can do this by right-clicking on the folder in question and selecting 'properties'. Select the security tab, then click the advanced button, and amend the settings so that administrators have full control.

  herc182 13:08 PM 21 Nov 09

FE

Thanks but I tried that...I put full control for all users just in case, then tried to do the same, but no success.

However, I have recently read that by taking my folder out of the windows indexing process would help the itunes problem.

It seems to have stopped telling me i dont have access privileges...

  herc182 22:49 PM 21 Nov 09

Dear all,

I have searched a lot on the Internet about this but with no acceptable solution (that doesn't involve deleting my profile).

Sometimes (and I mean sometimes) when I log on I get a temporary profile. No idea why. And if I log out and in again, I get my normal profile. It's sporadic and unpredictable.

Not sure what else to say. Any ideas? I have windows 7 home edition 32bit version.

Any easier solution than deleting my profile and starting again? Because if I do that I may as well just do a clean install

Thanks

  Strawballs 23:02 PM 21 Nov 09

That was the first thing I tried with no success

  a member 19:30 PM 22 Nov 09

Have you looked here.. click here it explains why it does not work like it did in the earlier versions.

Advertisement

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to get Windows 10 now: how to download and install Windows 10 even if GWX.exe is missing

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Nokia rolls out spherical camera for virtual reality apps

7 best iPhone web browser apps: Why Safari for iOS is still a better option than Chrome, Dolphin,…