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Can't change Read-Only Attribute

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by sdonaldson40, Sep 17, 2004.

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    sdonaldson40 Thread Starter

    Apr 7, 2004
    I am unable to change the read-only attribute on any of my folders or files. When I look at the properties, the read-only attribute has a green block inside the box instead of a green check. There are three options (instead of two) - green check, no green check or green box. Does anyone know what this box means and how to change this attribute? It will allow me clear the green box, but when I look at the properties again, it is back there. I am logged in as an Administrator and have downloaded SP2. Any help would be extremely appreciated. Confused in Hurricane country!
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