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Windows XP fails to uncheck the Read-only attribute from folder (and subfolders)

I am not able to remove the "Read-Only" access permission from the folder.

I tried the following things.

  1. Right click on the folder>Properties> unchecked the check box > Apply >ok

    but again its showing Read-Only access in check box.

  2. Right click on the folder>Properties>Security

    verify the administrator permissions-->Had the all the accesses

  3. cmd > attrib -r +s C:\Temp

    It executing with out any issue.

    After this also folder showing "Read-Only" access permission.

Any one please help me how to deselect the "Read-Only" access from the folder. Venkat

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marked as duplicate by Bob, Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007, Mokubai, Diogo, Synetech Aug 20 '12 at 0:28

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Read-only has not effect on folders. I will assume you are having issues with files in temp. Also not sure if you meant to set the system attribute(+s). Should use /s to set on current and sub directories.

attrib -r -s c:\temp /s
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