Manually created folders on C drive are read-only


  1. Posts : 15
    Windows 10
       #1

    Manually created folders on C drive are read-only


    I was just creating a folder on my C drive (SSD) when I noticed that the attribute is set to read-only. I've tried clearing the attribute many ways using the link below but to no avail. Right-clicking on the folder does not show the option to Take Ownership. Does anyone know why this is happening and how to correct it?


    Remove read-only attribute from folder - Windows 8.1 - Super User
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  2. Posts : 13,960
    Windows 10 Pro X64 21H1 19043.1503
       #2

    Read Only is the normal attribute for a folder. Weird but true. It is mostly ignored by Windows and does not make the folder read only. Check all your folders.
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