It will always display as an intermediate value. I asked if there was a more permanent and one-time solution and he said he didn't know how to, can anyone help me? What I did was go to the security tab, chose edit, find the user and then tick the box which says write it was always unticked. That would only be the attachment I sent in post 4 You can try this. Some folk flame on about this area so let them flame. You can see in the filemenu tools area all the extra options there. 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.
Now I have to save anything to another drive. I am not recommending it, as I feel that reversing built in system procedure, can be dangerous. I have tried about everything I could think of and then some, but nothing works. But if your system worked perfectly before the upgrade and then doesn't after, well we are all trying to make it work. So this read-only issue is solved, and I thank you very much for your wonderful help.
So the problem appears to be that programs can't grant right to Users group. That statement is untrue because I purposely rebooted a few times and file permission was not reset. Now you have been able to edit excel file and make any changes to worksheet or workbook. In every other version of itunes this is a non-issue. Tried that and the same thing happened - as with other folders except for the Desktop. So of course people are going to wonder what the hell is going on. So while a user with right permissions can do anything in most folders, the other person finds themselves locked out of basic folders like My Documents.
To resolve your concern, we recommend that you follow the troubleshooting steps that were provided by KeithM-60601 and Anup Karkal last January 7, 2016 in this thread:. What I did was go to the security tab, chose edit, find the user and then tick the box which says write it was always unticked. I had a linux distro that would show the internet disconnected both when it was and when it wasn't. When you check back all the setttings have returned to their old states and if one or two do change they still behave the same. And I'm unable to change this Read-only setting as it always just reverts right back.
I finally experienced this problem personally. I think apple gone over-board on the anti-piracy bandwagon. In this scenario, you may not want to change the read-only attribute for a collection of files only to edit one or two. Can do this for file by file or for whole folders. .
Surely, read-only excel file could prevent accidental changes on it. But read-only mode could be removed or disabled as you wish anytime when you want to edit excel file? It looks complicated, but really isnt so. I reinstalled a fresh copy of Windows 8. Is it possible it could be a problem with folders created by a program, not the user? Without a long course in Windows, understanding of this will be elusive. Thanks craighudson wrote: You'll have to change it for the entire Program Files folder, unless anyone knows a way to make it where that specific folder doesn't inherit the read only status from the root folder.
Ended up just moving everything out of it into new folder after being unsuccessful with taking ownership. Let us know if you need further assistance with your concern. No one expects every day folk to understand or follow the instructions so far. May be I am doing something wrong. I did not know that File Explorer is supposed to show that always checked. From the scroll down list select Properties. I got this new computer one month ago with windows 8.
I simply can't get rid of it. I understand what you are saying but the problem is that I can no longer save to the 'documents' folder. When complete switch to the General tab, click in the Read-only check box to clear it, then click Apply. Hong, Changing the attributes of a folder should be a fairly simple task to achieve. It looks like microsoft has again given out stuff before optimizing it.