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Read only won't go away? Windows 2003 logged on as admin.

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by StumpedTechy, Jan 20, 2006.

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  1. StumpedTechy

    StumpedTechy Thread Starter

    Jul 7, 2004
    I have a directory at the root of the C:\ It has read only checked but also grey. I have gone in and unchecked it 100% and applied it to all files and subdirectories but it always comes back when I right click and go back into properties. I am logged on as admin and in fact I geve everyone full permissions to the directory and files underneath in order to make sure nothing fishy was going on with permissions.

    Not all directories though show this read only greyed some have it not checked at all.

    The interesting thing is I made a brand new folder on the root of C and as soon as I did it I checked the properties and it too had the greyed box with a check in it though it had no subfolders or files and it really should not have been read only.
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