Windows 10: Copy data files from a CDROM - access denied

  1.    14 May 2016 #1

    Copy data files from a CDROM - access denied

    I just upgraded to windows 10. I am trying to copy DATA files and folders from a DVD. This is not music, movies, or anything like that, these are data files I was able to access in prior versions of Windows 10 that I placed them on the DVD myself. I am told Access denied because they are Read-only. Of course they are read-only , this is a DVD. How do I copy the files? I obviously cannot change the read-only attribute. These are not encrypted, picture a copy of multiple files and folders to my DVD. Now I cannot get to them.

    Who was the idiot at Microsoft decided you cannot copy a read-only file? Security is one thing, but didn't they have the brains enough to realize you cannot change the attributes on a DVD?
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  2.    14 May 2016 #2

    Where are you trying to copy the files to? The destination folder might be read only.
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  3.    14 May 2016 #3

    The long way would be opening the data file with the appropriate program and then do "save as" and put it in the folder you want
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