Read Only wll Not turn off User Created Directpry


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Have some Wav files I own. Used MS Explorer to create new directories. Used
MS Explorer to convert WAV to MP3.

Worked great and all MP#s played

Renamed the directory for better organization.

Did this a half dozen times.

Now all MP3 are diabled. All directories are stuck in Read Only.

Was able to use DOS to rename/ delete some but not all directories.

EXACT Error message is:

"Can not remove folder xxxx xxxx xxxx: Access is denied
Make sure disk is not full or write protected and that the file is not in
use."

Tried chaning properties - Doesn't work.
Tried re-booting and deleting - Worked with some but still some left i
doesn't work on.
Tried using attrib -r worked on some but not all (all files deleted this
way with DEL *.* after changing Attrib -r *.* but directories still
there and cn't rename or delete

Help appreciated.
 
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Here is more info on another attempt:

D:\ZENMP3S>attrib -r /s /d
Access denied - D:\ZENMP3S\ByArtist\ThreeKingston\@Keb' Mo'\Johnny Jenkins
Handl
e with Care
Access denied - D:\ZENMP3S\ByArtist\ThreeKingston\Johnny Jenkins All in Good
Tim
e
Access denied - D:\ZENMP3S\ByArtist\ThreeKingston\Johnny Jenkins Blessed Blues
Access denied - D:\ZENMP3S\ByArtist\ThreeKingston\Keb Mo Slow Down
Access denied - D:\ZENMP3S\ByArtist\ThreeKingston\Keb Mo The Door
Access denied - D:\ZENMP3S\ByArtist\ThreeKingston\Keb' Mo'
Access denied - D:\ZENMP3S\ByArtist\Duane Allman w Johnny Jenkins
Access denied - D:\ZENMP3S\ByArtist\Johnny Jenkins Handle with Care
Access denied - D:\ZENMP3S\Kingston\One Kingston
 
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You Know Who ~

MS explorer does not and cannot convert the files to mp3, you are using some
other program for that, most likely windows media player (which does allow
for an extention to explorer, but then, so do a lot of players.)
it is possible that "rights management" is locking down the files, which is
only one of many reasons i don't use microsoft media player.

--

ykw ~
"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life:
music and cats." -- Albert Schweitzer
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C.Joseph Drayton

Blanton said:
Have some Wav files I own. Used MS Explorer to create new directories. Used
MS Explorer to convert WAV to MP3.

Worked great and all MP#s played

Renamed the directory for better organization.

Did this a half dozen times.

Now all MP3 are diabled. All directories are stuck in Read Only.

Was able to use DOS to rename/ delete some but not all directories.

EXACT Error message is:

"Can not remove folder xxxx xxxx xxxx: Access is denied
Make sure disk is not full or write protected and that the file is not in
use."

Tried chaning properties - Doesn't work.
Tried re-booting and deleting - Worked with some but still some left i
doesn't work on.
Tried using attrib -r worked on some but not all (all files deleted this
way with DEL *.* after changing Attrib -r *.* but directories still
there and cn't rename or delete

Help appreciated.

At this point I would try to determine which part of the error
message applies. I always start by running the Freeware program
UnLocker.

Once the program is installed, right click on the offending file in
Windows Explorer and click Unlock. A window will come up that will
show you what programs or processes are currently using the file.
You can the uses UnLocker to have the programs and processes release
the file. You should then be able to manipulate the file the way you
want to.

If the file is not 'locked', then it means that the OS thinks that
you do not have sufficient free space on the hard disk or that admin
policy has made the disk read only.

I would though start with Unlocker. I have found a number of cases
where a process was using a file and I had no idea that it was using
it or why.

Ciao . . . C.Joseph

"When hope is lost . . . the spirit dies."
-- Lao Tzu

http://www.tlerma.com/
 

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