How can I Unlock Files?

  Ponkin 17:40 04 Apr 2005

Using WinME. When attempting to turn a picture file I get a box telling me the file is locked and to go to the properties section in Windows Explorer to unlock the files. However I cannot find an obvious solution. What should I look for please?

  Technotiger 17:49 04 Apr 2005

Hi, not sure if I am correct on this but - right-click on picture, then go to Properties, then check that both attribute boxes are unticked.


  Ponkin 18:09 04 Apr 2005

Yes that worked, many thanks technotiger,and by going to edit 'select all' THEN unticking the attributes I was able to unlock all the files in that folder.
Co-incidentally as I carried out that task, I noticed a symbol in the system tray (a cup and saucer)which is a Java update never having had a Java update before I am intrigued--was this triggered by my action in unlocking the files, or why have I never had Java symbols in the system tray previously?

  Technotiger 18:16 04 Apr 2005

Me again - very glad it worked for you - sorry I cannot comment on Java whatsits, but maybe someone else will.


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