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#1 megznlee

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 08:10 AM

I have recently had my PC back from the shop to sort out some serious virus etc issues.

Since the PC has come back, all the files on the C drive are marked as 'read only' and I can not delete anything.

None of the favourites that I stored previously to sending the PC in for work are working, yet when I try to delete them, I am advised that as the file is read only I am unable to delete the link. :thumbsup:

I have checked that the account I am using is the only one on the PC, and it is set as the administrator.

I have tried to deselect the read only box in properties for the files, but nothing is working. :flowers:

Can someone please help me? :trumpet:

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Posted 07 December 2006 - 08:57 AM

XP Home or Pro? NTFS or FAT32? What browser?

All WinXP files are "Read Only"
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Posted 07 December 2006 - 09:43 PM

Hi

I am running XP Home Edition, and using Internet Explorer. I do not know about the NTFS or FAT32 thingy . . . .

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Posted 11 December 2006 - 04:28 AM

Hi

Is anyone able to help me with this problem? :flowers:

It would be heaps appreciated. . . . :thumbsup:

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Posted 11 December 2006 - 05:37 AM

Hi

I am running XP Home Edition, and using Internet Explorer. I do not know about the NTFS or FAT32 thingy . . . .

Go to your harddrive rightclick and select properties there you will see what it is. I feel that the shop "did a number on you "and you should bring it back.

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Posted 16 December 2006 - 09:45 PM

Hi

Thanks for the tip fozzie. :flowers:

The properties tell me that my file system is NTFS . . . . does that help with my problem?

I guess I will have to ring the shop and ask them what is wrong with the PC - here's hoping they don't tell me to bring it back in (and pay more money) . . . :thumbsup:




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