1.    29 Jun 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro

    Having trouble removing read only flag

    I go to the file browser and look at the properties. It says that the read only is set. I turn the flag off and then hit the apply. I tell it to change all files folders and subfloders to this setting. It then tells me it needs to be in admin mode to it. I tell it to set admin mode and it then runs through all the files, etc. When I then look at the folder again the read only flag is still set. Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong. The folder is in the Program files x-86 area.
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  2.    30 Jun 2016 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 3,802
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105

    If this is for a folder then forget it. The read only flag has no effect there. More info here:

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  3.    30 Jun 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 15,630
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14951
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