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.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    30 Jun 2016 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,372
    Windows 10 Pro X64 16299.19

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

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/326549
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  3.    30 Jun 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,740
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Removing monitor.exe
I have tried to remove monitor.exe with the command prompt to no avail. I've tried with the task manager and, I couldn't even find it there. This file or whatever it is won't allow me to install Autodesk 3ds.Max 2014 student version. The message I...
Software and Apps
Volume image in boot.wim and boot flag
Hi In the Windows 10 DVD, there is a file called boot.wim which has two volume images named "Microsoft Windows PE" and "Microsoft Windows Setup". What is the volume image that has the boot flag? Thanks Bye
Installation and Upgrade
White Flag on Thinkpad X120e - Disk Perf, Audio -
Going way back to the 99xx builds, I've never observed Conexant 20582 'SmartAudio HD' working. Still not working with 10159. Shows good in Dev Mgr, shows mixer, volume control, etc, certainly not muted but not a peep. Also, disk perf on this...
Drivers and Hardware
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:21.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums