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Cant disable Read Only

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    Cant disable Read Only


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    Hello

    I cant disable the READ ONLY attribute!
    I tried everything but nothing helps. I tried RUN as administator with this code: attrib -r "C:\Program\SIMCITY\*.*''
    But it doesnt do anything. Could somebody please help me and give me the correct code/path.

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Disable inheritance & give implicit controls to you or the administrator or both.
    That might help.
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center
    Last edited by Brink; 21 Oct 2013 at 16:42. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    Thanks for your reply but i already tried that and it didnt work. I think i need that attrib code but i dont know which one
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    Have you tried a command prompt:

    attrib -r +s c:\foldername\filename
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  6. #6


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    No, because its not a file i want to disable ReadOnly but the whole map.
    attrib -r +s c:\Program\SIMCITY doesnt work...
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    What do you mean "whole map" Do you mean the SIMCITY folder and all files and sub folders? If so:

    attrib -r +s c:\Program\SIMCITY /S /D should work.
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    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    No doesnt work either.
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    What happens when you do it? Do you get error messages, Access denied, what?
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  10. #10


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    I tried with and without the spaces between path and /S /D.
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