I have a folder I copied from another computer, which contains a bunch of
The problem is I'd now like to move some of the stuff out of that folder and
into the proper locations, but Vista won't let me -- even as Administrator?
This is what happens:
1. Try to rename a folder.
2. Dialog box: "You need to confirm this operation". I say "Continue",
and then "Continue" again.
3. Dialog box: "You need permission to perform this action", I say "Try
4. Repeat from step 3
Properties on the folder show that the read-only checkbox has the blue
filled box icon, but when I uncheck it, it doesn't actually change state.
The Security tab lists three ACLs, all of which are inherited from parent
SYSTEM -- Full control
Daniel (Monolith\Daniel) -- Full control
Administrators -- Full control
The only checkbox in the Security tab which isn't checked is "Special
At this rate the folder will be here until the computer is reformatted (I'd
like to say that hopefully it will be reinstalled with a better OS, but this
is probably the wrong newsgroup in which to say it. Whoops, too late.)
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