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Lipa on June 4, 2005
write protected file

how can change the write protected attribute
on the hard disk
watson cantrell on September 11, 2005
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How do i change a file protected attributes?
Derick Shelton on November 14, 2005
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a virus has been detected on my computer but i cant delete it because its write protected.....how do i fix this???
Nancy on December 23, 2005
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A virus has been detected on my computer and I can't delete or quarantine it. How do I verify if the file is write-protected.
Jon Tustin on January 8, 2006
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I have a virus on my computer and I can't delete it or quarantine it because it may be write protected. How do I know if it is write protected and how do I fix it.
Serge Janssens on January 31, 2006
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I have a file on my computer which I think is a virus but I cannot delete it because it is write-protected. How do I delete a write protected file
Barbara on February 19, 2006
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I can't find the answer to these questions. I have a file on my computer which is a firus but I cannot delete or quarantine it because it is write protected. How do I delete a write protected file?
Charlie on March 15, 2006
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I have q virus in a "write protected" file and I need to know how to delete it,
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cwm
Charlie on March 15, 2006
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Can you tell me how I can delete a "Write Protected" file that has a Virus in it??
Melissa on June 29, 2006
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I have a write-protected file with a virus in it. Please tell me how I can delete it.
sasra on July 26, 2006
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Can you tell me how I can delete a "Write Protected" file that has a Virus in it??
PAMELA GRIFFIN on September 23, 2006
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try to save file to floppy but comes up as write protected i went to properties and it was not read only what can i do
Phil on December 5, 2006
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There is a virus file that is 'write protected'. How can i get rid of it, please?
kerry harper on March 26, 2007
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I have 20 unwanted files that are writer-protected . How can I solve this.
jesse on April 26, 2007
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I have a virus on my computer and I can't delete it or quarantine it because it may be write protected. How do I know if it is write protected and how do I fix it.
mahdi on April 28, 2007
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how do delete write-protected
bicase my files dont delete and copy and past
Rob on May 20, 2007
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I have a file on my computer which I think is a virus but I cannot delete it because it is write-protected. How do I delete a write protected file
Victor Rodriguez on June 2, 2007
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I have a file on my computer which I think is write-protected.How do I delete a write protected file
Peggy Moore on June 9, 2007
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I have a msg from McAfee that I have a "Trojan Found" I cannot delete or quarantine so how do I verify that the file is not write-protected?
Chase on September 26, 2007
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I have a message on McAfee that says a Trojan has been found but it cannot be deleted or quarantined until i make sure the file is not write-protected. How do i make it not write protected?
Brenda on November 7, 2007
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I had McAfee tell me that a potential virus is on my computer, but it has to be verified whether or not it is write protected how do I do this?
Bard on November 10, 2007
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Can you tell me how I can delete a "Write Protected" file that has a Virus in it??

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I have a file on my computer which I think is write-protected.How do I delete a write protected file
Tracey on November 25, 2007
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try right clicking the file and opening with note pad and deleting the viruses code and then save it then delete the saved file.
malique andrews on January 28, 2008
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i am trying to delte some files on my floppy disk so i can save new one but all da files are write-protected. how can i remove the write-protection
sjyothi on May 28, 2008
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I have a message on Trend that says a Trojan has been found but it cannot be deleted or quarantined until i make sure the file is not write-protected. How do i make it not write protected?
Eric on May 28, 2008
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Hi sjyothi,

Right click on the file and select "Properties". Then uncheck the "Read Only" check box in the Attributes section of the "General" tab. That will make the file not write protected so that it can be deleted or quarantined.

Eric
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ikin on June 14, 2008
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i try to uncheck the "Read only" but the file write protection still not change.what the another way i can try to change it?
Vianey on June 24, 2008
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virus has been detected on my computer but i cant delete it because its write protected.....how do i fix this???
Eric on June 27, 2008
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Hi Vianey,

Try to find the file that has been infected by a virus (either by running a Search via Start > Search or by browsing for the file in My Computer) and then right click on the file and select "Properties". Then see if under the "General" tab in the "Attributes" section the "Read-Only" check box is checked. If it is, uncheck it and click ok. You should then be able to delete the file that has been infected.

Eric.
SANDEEP on July 12, 2008
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HOW TO DELETE A WRITE PROTECTED FILE
david on July 30, 2008
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How do I delete a file that I am been told I can not delete because is write protected in use or disk is full? thank you.
Gary on August 23, 2008
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I went to the file and right clicked it to properties. The file read-only is already unchecked. I pressed ok but i still say it is write-protected. HOW DO I DELETE A WRITE PROTECTED FILE?
Shafeek on August 25, 2008
Delete the files that can not delete from windows

Hi guys, i was looking something else, and i found u all asking about deleting files and changing attributes, so i hold for a minute before i go to pray.
- here is a way-
this tutorial need a mild knowledge about DOS/windows systems

Endtask the Explorer.exe and the other software/utilitys running in ur system. now in task manager Go to Application Tab and click New Task and type "cmd" (with out " ")you will get a Comand prompt. (if u didnt get instead if u get a error msg u dont have permission or u are not allowed/ not found. {then cause number 2 : it can be a infection, or u are using guest account, or your log is customized by some others perhaps parents/administrator - most time it is Virus)

- okay lets say CMD appear.
then go to the path the file (location,there are many ways to the location {path} easyly} try using "CD {folder name}" {enter}(no brackets, no ""- start from CD .. ;
when u r in the location, type DIR /A to see all files (hidden and system)

after that
type "Attrib -h -r -s {file name} ( H= hidden/R=read only/S=system) (if u change the symbol "-" to "+" the it will add these attributes to that file)

for help { attrib /? }

after its successfully arrtibuted, then type
"Del {file name}

-its my prayer time now, if anything contact me, ill try to help-
shafeekmhd@gmail.com

thank you, if its work, send me thanx :D
jhoanna on September 2, 2008
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my handycam is write-protected..i can't delete my files..
helpmeh on October 22, 2008
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i got 2 files in system32/drivers - pryrege.sys & pryfile.sys both appears to have the worm rootkit.win32.agent.efg in it. i tried the attribute method as well as using an avp but both methods cant get em deleted. i tried to delete the registry keys via regedit but there was an error box. help anyone?
tallmanirl on March 15, 2009
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I have a write protected file on an external hard drive. I keep clicking on properties, unclicking the Read Only Function, and clicked Apply. However when I try to delete it, it says it's write protected and when I open the properties, the Read Only option is on again. Also, when I try to move it, it to another Hard Drive, it says the name is too long. Only people who know how to fix this please!
Yunos Othman on April 16, 2009
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I tried to save some files from my PC to Floppy diskette, but the following notes come up everytime I tried to save, " Cannot save the file. The location you want to save to is write protected". What should I do?
RAHUL on May 14, 2009
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My pen Drive Is Write Protected
Angie on December 3, 2009
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Shafeek's method is useless
eyelash on January 13, 2010
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file C:\Document and settings infected by exploit-ms06-006 trojan and cannot be cleaned, quarantined or deleted. Im not very computer lietrate, and need help to try and resolve. please help.
manivannan on February 4, 2011
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how can i resolve the write protected files.............?
HRHPAM on August 9, 2011
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how do i change write protected folders on my external hard drive? PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE help.
Thanks,
HRHPAM
Hyder-Bakhsh Janyaro on August 17, 2011
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How can i writeprotect a file from being deleted,moved or renamed in my PC or mobile phone???
Hyder-Bakhsh Janyaro on August 17, 2011
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How can i writeprotect a file from being deleted,moved or renamed in my PC or mobile phone???

U can email me at Janyaro@rocketmail.com i will be very thankful to U,
Thanks Again...
ali on October 14, 2011
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write_protected error deleting file
umesh on October 25, 2011
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Can you tell me how I can delete a "Write Protected" file that has a Virus in it??
oɹɐʎuɐɾ on December 31, 2011
RE: apply drm to an mp3 file

How can i drm protect my mp3 file..?
In other words Send-Protect (Copyright) in Mobile phones specially in nokia mobiles..?
Please help me to copyprotect my media files in my phone...
E-mail: janyaro@rocketmail.com , HBJanyaro@gmail.com , or Janyaro@facebook.com
I'll be very thankfull to you...
persia88 on January 1, 2012
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use administrator profile to delete the file or safemode
Suriati binti Ismail on January 23, 2012
RE: write protected file

how to unprotect the protected file
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