Files Marked as "Read Only"

Posted: 06-22-2006, 03:51 PM
When I upgraded my computer to Vista it marked all of my files in "My
Documents" as "Read Only". I can access and save documents in these files
from my computer as though they are not "Read Only", however when I attempt
to access thes files from another computer (Running Windows XP) on my home
network I am not able to save into these files and get a message on the other
computer that they are "Read Only".

When I attempt to remove the "Read Only" designation from the files Vista
goes through the process of doing this, but when I reopen the files they are
still designated as "Rean Only".

Has anyone else seen this problem and do you have a solution?

Files Marked as "Read Only"


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Jimmy Brush
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Re: Files Marked as "Read Only"
Posted: 06-30-2006, 12:10 PM
Hello,

In Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network File and Printer
Sharing:

Do you have the Network Access option set to "Anyone who can connect to my
network"?

- JB

Charley911
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Re: Files Marked as "Read Only"
Posted: 06-30-2006, 01:36 PM
Yes, it is set to anyone who can connect to my computer. Any other
suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

"Jimmy Brush" wrote:
> Hello,
>
> In Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network File and Printer
> Sharing:
>
> Do you have the Network Access option set to "Anyone who can connect to my
> network"?
>
> - JB
>
Jimmy Brush
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Re: Files Marked as "Read Only"
Posted: 06-30-2006, 02:37 PM
Try these steps to see if it helps ... this works for the Public folder, but
I think it should also work in your case.

If you set Network Access to "Anyone who can connect to my network" and have
shared folders that allow write access, you must follow additional steps to
get write access to work properly.

*These steps are necessary due to bugs in Windows Vista Beta 2, and should
not be necessary in the future.*

Step 1:

- Click start
- Type: cmd
- Right-click cmd when it appears under Programs
- Click run as administrator
- If prompted for permission, click Continue
- Type: net localgroup users guest /add
- Press enter

Step 2:

- Click Start
- Click Computer
- Double-click on the drive with the windows logo in it (should be first one
listed)
- Right-click the Users folder
- Click Share...
- Click Advanced Sharing
- If prompted for permission, click Continue
- Make sure there is a checkbox next to "Yes, share this folder"
- Click Permissions
- Click Add
- Type: Everyone
- Press enter
- Click the checkbox next to Full Control under Allow
- Press OK
- Press OK
- Press OK

NOTE: If you were browsing your Vista computer when you made these changes,
you may have to restart the computer you were browsing from to notice these
changes.

cf
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Re: Files Marked as "Read Only"
Posted: 07-01-2006, 11:25 AM
> When I upgraded my computer to Vista it marked all of my files in "My
> Documents" as "Read Only". I can access and save documents in these files
> from my computer as though they are not "Read Only", however when I attempt
> to access thes files from another computer (Running Windows XP) on my home
> network I am not able to save into these files and get a message on the other
> computer that they are "Read Only".
>
> When I attempt to remove the "Read Only" designation from the files Vista
> goes through the process of doing this, but when I reopen the files they are
> still designated as "Rean Only".
>
> Has anyone else seen this problem and do you have a solution?
I have the same problem, and haven't found the solution yet.

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cf


 
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