If you're okay with the risk, though, which most of us are, your'e probably okay with some level of restriction on, e. My choice and it neatly avoids this entirely. Once you fix the access rights in the correct place and ensure the new rights are correctly inherited, the problem should go away. It did not have this problem. Folders can be deleted and written to regardless of this flag because Windows doesn't care about this flag when it comes to deleting or writing to the folder. Did this post not resolve your issue? Otherwise, you just could let excel file read-only all the time.
By the way, the Read-Only attribute in file Properties always has a black square. If so please give it a Like below. As i have local admin details as well tried with those also but did not worked. But if you want to disable excel file read only, removing or recovering excel file password to is necessary at first. But read-only mode could be removed or disabled as you wish anytime when you want to edit excel file? Can you change the setting on the flash drive? Other fields are read-only because they are system properties, such as the audit fields under normal situations. I had a linux distro that would show the internet disconnected both when it was and when it wasn't.
I don't know why, but it worked. But, I am unsure why Windows 10 behaves this way! I would think that is what he is trying to change. Without a long course in Windows, understanding of this will be elusive. All folders show this state when the dialog box is opened and no changes are made. What exactly that balance is is, as always, up for debate.
My files are still unaccessible - word, excel, money, etc. Repeat with the media folder if it isn't stored inside the main iTunes folder. I unchecked it and it showed pop up where it changes read-only for every single file inside. So, I don't know what action of mine has caused the reset. Why would Win 7 set this bit anyway? This only happens with Dropbox. So does anyone have any solutions? Some folk flame on about this area so let them flame. It completed with some errors which were not being able change read-only for some microsoft folders.
Follow the steps below to grant you full access to folder. When you can't uncheck the read-only property, that means that the field itself is read-only. Now if you make any changes on the excel file, and want to save, there would be a message that prompts you again to save a copy of the file and rename it. Then just opening the excel file is a difficult thing, not to say removing read only mode in excel file. From then on, the copied Excel file would be not read-only and could be used instead of original one. For further reference check the article mentioned below. Step 1: To view or to remove the Read-only or the System attributes of folders in Windows Vista or Windows 7 1.
Every folder is read only - have a look at any of their properties. It looks like microsoft has again given out stuff before optimizing it. That statement is untrue because I purposely rebooted a few times and file permission was not reset. I've seen the discussions of a problem of files being reset back to Read-Only after reboot. To learn more, see our.
. I then tried opening from One Drive into paintshop Pro and that worked. Now in this article, I will list several possible cases that make your workbook and worksheet read only and introduce how we can do to remove read only status from Excel file. It says so right there next to it. So, what I'm saying is that security policies on Windows have to walk that line too -- and that there needs to be a balance.
It's a non-issue, almost all folder are marked as read only but that doesn't mean that they are, Windows mostly ignores the setting. I use win 7 ultimate. I don't store my music in the itunes folder. Can do this for file by file or for whole folders. Hopefully the problem is resolved. This wasn't the case with Windows 7. This is the only case where the +r flag on a directory is honored by Windows for it's named purpose.
So I been through this before. I have tried multiple folders on my desktop, and in my documents folder, if I uncheck the read only box and hit apply, then close and reopen the properties window, the box is checked again. This is causing a good deal. Tried everything and every way but seems to be it's not working. It is possible that your account is a standard user account but the folder you are trying to change requires permissions of an Administrator.
But if your system worked perfectly before the upgrade and then doesn't after, well we are all trying to make it work. Can you change the setting on the flash drive? New files created in a folder inherit the rights from those already there which in turn often come from the parent folder, and those in turn from its parent folder, up to the root of the drive or wherever they are explicitly set. Tried with that but no use. Provide details and share your research! I think you're using windows 7 and I am on 8 but I dont think that is making that big of a difference. Does anybody now a fix? Only displays temporarily while setting it. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. However, it is usually because you might not have permissions to the folder.