1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Home
       30 Sep 2015 #1

    Windows 10 changing attributes of office Document and Word files.

    Since I upgraded to Windows 10; I have noticed that all my older Word documents have been made "Read Only". Despite changing the properties to correct this. Word still loads them as Read Only documents and will not let me make changes. I also noticed; that since the upgrade, despite my account having FULL ADMINISTRATOR rights and permissions, Every action I take to attempt to correct any issues pops up the message that I need administrator rights to complete the action. The problems I experience on my Laptop don't apply to back-ups of the documents on external storage devices. Is there a simple fix for this? Or does anyone here have a solution; has noticed the same issue or have Microsoft screwed up yet again. (I remember Windows 95, ME and Vista. Some people never seem to learn from their mistakes).
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Home
       07 Oct 2015 #2

    Will someone please help. Every attempt to get folder options to change has NO effect whatsoever. EVERY folder on my Laptop is now READ ONLY and even though Windows says it has applied the changes there is NO CHANGE. The situation is becoming intollerable. I am seriously thinking of shifting to Linux. WHAT THE **** ARE MICROSOFT THINKING. These problems will put off their core customer base. They will lose the business market if this kind of cock up continues.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 95
    Windows 10
       07 Oct 2015 #3

    This is a known bug in W10.

    Look at Owner of Files and Folders - Change in Windows 10 for a workaround.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Home
       09 Oct 2015 #4

    Trust Center Settings needed resetting to default values even though they were that anyway. Did the restore to default and everything is working again. Still keeps telling me to give Administrator level permission for some changes even though I am the Administrator and my account has full rights??? I used to get that problem on my Desktop when I was running XP. Microsoft's programmers need a ruddy great rocket up their collective arseholes.
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