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Old 04-06-2011, 08:49 PM   #1
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Default Remove read only

Hi All,

I am currently working on a laptop but am about to go back to a desktop, when I first started to rebuild my desktop I put all the regularly used files on to an external HDD, but everytime I opened one of these files on the laptop they would ALWAYS open as a read only files, I have been into the various documents properties and removed the tick from the read only box but this made no difference.

As I am about to go back the other way I am anticipating the same thing again and I am wondering if this read only scenario can be avoided again.

I am using Windows 7 with Open Office on both machines and it doesn't make sense to me that this read only scenario occurs everytime I change machines as I do periodically.

Any thoughts/suggestions?

Tia

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Old 04-07-2011, 12:54 PM   #2
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try running a chkdsk, The file is probally corupt
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