Read only files in XP

  heepster 17:59 06 Jun 2003

can not open rw disks to read. How do I alter Xp to allow Re-writable cds to be edited. It says "Disks and files are read only"

  otubby1 18:22 06 Jun 2003

The way I do it, is copy the files to a folder on the hard disk.

Highlight them all by pressing 'ctrl+A'. Right click and then click properties.

Untick the box that says 'Read only' and tick the box that says 'Archive'.

You can then alter them to your hearts desire and, if need be, put them back to disk.

  jazzypop 18:24 06 Jun 2003

It would probably also help to install / re-install your packet-writing software. This should allow them to be edited whilst staying on the R-W CD.

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