1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 21
    Windows 10 Pro
       01 Aug 2015 #1

    Win 10 In some folders I can only create new folder nothing else.


    Why in win 10 in some folders like Program files I can only create new folder no new text or anything else.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,490
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       01 Aug 2015 #2

    Hello Thermaltake,

    In the C: drive, C:\Program Files, C:\Program Files (x86), and C:\Windows root directory folders and all of their subfolders, you will only have New -> Folder available.

    You can still copy what want into the folder though.

    Hope this helps some,
    Shawn
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 21
    Windows 10 Pro
       01 Aug 2015 #3

    Yes I know that, but why is that I mean on 8.1 I could make any new file in that kind of folders.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,490
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       01 Aug 2015 #4

    It's done to protect the system by not allowing files to be directly created or saved in to system folders.

    It was the same in Windows 8.1 as well unless you were signed in to the built-in Administrator account.
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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 21
    Windows 10 Pro
       01 Aug 2015 #5

    Brink said: View Post
    It's done to protect the system by not allowing files to be directly created or saved in to system folders.

    It was the same in Windows 8.1 as well unless you were signed in to the built-in Administrator account.
    I get it now, don't know maybe I didn't notice it on 8.1
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