Re: Unable to rename a folder
"Lindyjes" <Lindyjes@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> "t-4-2" wrote:
>> Lindyjes;701795 Wrote:
>> > Whan making a new folder and I want to rename it, I enter the name of
>> > the new
>> > folder and hit enter. I then get an error responses file or folder does
>> > not
>> > exist. I have gone into the properties of the Folder and have uncecked
>> > read
>> > only, have appled the change and then clicked on ok, but it keeps on
>> > defaulting to read only. Can anywone suggest a way of fixing this
>> > problem. I
>> > am very frustrated by it not accepting the read/wirite change
>> Hello, This might sound silly to you, but after you made the changes,
>> BEFORE you click OK, did you click APPLY first?
>> i clicked on apply first before clicking ok, and then opened the
>> properties in my documents to find that it had defaulted to read only
In Vista and Windows XP all folders have the attribute Read Only enabled by
default for OS use. The folders are not read only. For folders just ignore
the read only attribute.
Verify. Check the properties of several other folders. You will find that
they are all marked read only.