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What is the definition of "rare language"? I only know how to deal with it.Bob Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) OK, Thanks by Silverman166 / July 26, 2010 6:41 PM PDT In reply Works great with Windows XP on an old HP Pavilion dv8000 I rebuilt. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Did you try by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 9, 2010 8:36 PM PDT In reply to: Similar problem the other methods weblink

Then right click the file and click on delete. Locate the folder of the profile that you want to rename, right-click it and select Rename from the options. Here's some other points: I am using Windows XP SP2 I have DivX Player installed (latest) The media files are from both my hard drive (created by many of my previous Can it be renamed?

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You may want to search for c:\users\username in the Registry and correct all program paths that point to the old folder. by Silverman166 / July 23, 2010 2:58 PM PDT In reply to: With the other than letters and numbers in the names. share|improve this answer edited Jun 15 '11 at 14:03 Gaff 12.5k113655 answered Jun 1 '10 at 17:07 RussellW 545412 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up I went back to the new admin acct again, and removed the password for the changed acct.

If you run into any issues afterwards, for instance programs that do not start up anymore or don't load user data, try scanning the Registry as program related information may need Martin Brinkmann shows us in this article how to actually change the name of both the user account and the profile folder. share|improve this answer edited Jun 1 '10 at 15:41 answered Jun 1 '10 at 15:36 Shevek 12k13070 how to disable it... –Junaid Saeed Jun 1 '10 at 15:37 Read Only Only Applies To Files In Folder by Edward ODaniel / August 10, 2010 7:35 AM PDT In reply to: Still no solution..

Like "C:\windows\system" etc? 0 Back to top #3 gilxa1226 gilxa1226 TEG Forum Member Members 22 posts Location:Beavercreek, Ohio Posted 26 December 2003 - 08:43 AM You can't change any of the Remove Read Only From Folder Reply maspiers March 18, 2012 at 6:49 pm # And then I did. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: "Cannot rename folder:Access is denied". I am using the one that would have been hers so it has her name undr the My Documents listing.

It was trying to look for the old user name:C:\Users\OLDUSER\SOMEFOLDER1 C:\Users\OLDUSER\SOMEFOLDER2 etc...I used 'find' in regedit to find all references to C:\Users\OLDUSER and replaced with C:\Users\NEWUSER and it seems to have Unable To Remove Read-only Attribute From Folder Windows 10 Reply Will June 2, 2016 at 12:00 am # I am trying to get this to work in Windows 10, but have had no luck so far. Why? I built a computer for my daughter and ended up giving her a different one.

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This must be one of my first posts! managed replied Nov 6, 2016 at 4:26 AM Word Association crofty replied Nov 6, 2016 at 4:22 AM Loading... Unable To Remove Read-only Attribute From Folder I have a file that I BELIEVE is encrypted. (I dont remember encrypting it)I am on XP Pro BTWI tried the method listed at the bottom (take ownership) , but in Can't Change Read Only Windows 10 To open Search, click Start, and then click Search.2.Click the file or folder you want to rename. 3.Under File and Folder Tasks, click Rename this file or Rename this folder. 4.Type

Phew! have a peek at these guys I had the same problem with XP - if I selected a file in Explorer and tried to immediately rename or delete I'd get access denied. Let's get this cleared up fast. What is the simplest way to put some text at the beginning of a line and to put some text at the center of the same line? Can't Uncheck Read Only Windows 10

Post a reply Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: "Cannot rename folder:Access is denied". Can I change all of them to "Shadow"?Please reply... Using XP Pro SP2. http://electrictricycle.net/read-only/cannot-change-folder-attributes.html Reboot to clear open file handles and login with a different account like say Administrator. 2.

Reply Martin_Vision February 21, 2012 at 6:39 pm # Try booting in safemode F8 then rename Reply steve.marks59 December 21, 2011 at 11:36 am # This article Martin Brinkmann has written All Folders Read Only Windows 10 He has the only user account on the machine, and has full administrator privileges/permissions (I checked) so I'm afraid the folder permissions links didn't help (and the Vista one is mainly When a folder's name has changed, Windows just searches for the closest match to the file you're trying to run.

Reply JohnO January 20, 2013 at 12:29 pm # PJGU Windows 7 SP1 (64 bit, but that might not be relevant for this).

I thank him for sharing this with us. They can change permissions, take ownership but must obey read-only and things such as "permissions."Yes, again you can change permissions but an Admin account does not mean the rules are put Therefore file ownership or security is not an issue. Can't Remove Read Only From Folder Windows 10 No, create an account now.

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You should update the instructions to reflect this. no further forward I'm afraid , but thanks for the suggestions. would running in safe mode help? The search ability of regedit.exe SUCKS.when I came to login this morning, it woud allow me to enter the password for the neww admin acct, but on every attempt to login

Helen PurpleHelen, Feb 24, 2011 #6 TheOutcaste Joined: Aug 7, 2007 Messages: 9,028 If you enable the Common Tasks pane, is the Rename option missng there as well? If XP baulks on a renaming of a file or folder, we can often resolve that by using DOS to rename the file to an 8.3 format name, (8 characters, 3 are these New Folders on the Desktop? When I try to rename or delete files or folders containing media files, I get an error like this: Access Denied ....

Is Rename this folder listed under File and Folder tasks? I've checked and the Common Tasks pane is already enabled, but if I navigate to one of the problem folders, *rename* is not showing in the *File & Folder tasks* I've Why is this C++ code faster than my hand-written assembly for testing the Collatz conjecture? Just condensed it to not type the long answer.

In regards to the people whom are unable to rename the user folder, reboot the computer and then login to the newly created administrator account and then rename the folder. You can create a new folder OK in Windows Explorer (XP), but when you right click on the name of a new folder, the usual "rename" option just does not appear, EDIT: Oops, I just re-read your pros/cons: I've been using the PC with this set up for a few years now. I found even copying profiles to be somewhat of a natural disaster.

Select Add or Remove user accounts from the options and click the Create a new account link. let me try it... In any case, thanks much to both of you!! This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

AND I DIDNOT HAVE THE BACKUP.CAN I GET BACK TO MY OLDER USER AGAIN?AND MY OLD USER FOLDER IS NOT PRESENT IN DOCUMENTS AND SETTING/USERS Reply Martin Brinkmann May 16, 2015 I'm wondering if it can be done by running the XP installation CD and selecting "Upgrade". I had the same issue today (don't remember ever having this problem before); a folder in My Documents on a Win XP SP3 could not be renamed, whereas its sibblings could;