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application properties - attributes

By victor_m_m ·
when you rigth click on an application and go to properties and it has the attributes at the bottom for example like read only, archive, hidden, system. on a particular file it has a check by system and the system box is gray out but i can still see the check i need to take that check out. can anyone please tell me how to take it off.
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by dmiles In reply to application properties - ...

Open Explorer,choose View,select Options,select the View Tab,and click on Show All Files.Hope this helps

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Open Explorer,choose View,Options,click on the View Tab,select Show All Files

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by alan.robinson14 In reply to application properties - ...

Sorry, but neither of the above two answers will work. Infact nothing will, with base installation.
I am sending a DOS program that will allow to change the attributes of ANY file and so remove the "Read Only" "System" flags.
Besides its very goodat finding and removing files "used by windows" and as such cannot be touched when in Windows.

Anyway hope it helps. I use it quite often. SAFE and Easy to use. It's called "Stupendus Dos"

Any problems or questions, then please contact me. See Web Page rcss.uk.com

ps I have many other useful and proven programs. like biew any file in ASCII and EBCDIC. Very useful before you double click on a downloaded file.

Alan Robinson

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by alan.robinson14 In reply to application properties - ...

Why doesn't TechRepublic Spell check, like my normal "Send email". biew should be view
and "touched when in windows", I don't know where it got this from. I'm sure I typed as such "can be used when not in Windows".
Alan

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by Ewing Bettles In reply to application properties - ...

Many things can be more readily accomplished through the command line, even a dos prompt while in Windows, than through the GUI interfaces. The ATTRIB command (Windows Built-in command) should allow you to do what you wish.

(The following is taken from the Windows Command Reference)
Attrib
Displays or changes file attributes.

This command displays, sets, or removes the read-only, archive, system, and hidden attributes assigned to files or directories.

attrib [+r|-r] [+a|-a] [+s|-s] [+h|-h] [[drive:][path] filename] [/s[/d]]


Parameters

+r

Sets the read-only file attribute.

-r

Clears the read-only file attribute.

+a

Sets the archive file attribute.

-a

Clears the archive file attribute.+s

Sets the file as a system file.

-s

Clears the system file attribute.

+h

Sets the file as a hidden file.

-h

Clears the hidden file attribute.

[[drive:][path] filename]

Specifies the location and name of the directory, file, or set of files you want to process. You can use wildcard characters (? and *) in the filename parameter to display or change the attributes for a group of files.

/s

Processes matching files in the current directory and all of its subdirectories.

/d

Processes directories.


Hope this helps, -Ewing

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