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james6string

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Hello. I have a new laptop which I have upgraded to windows 11. When I copy my phones sd card I can't copy it on to my external hard drive. It says the folder is write protected. If I check the properties I can uncheck the write protection but when I try to copy again it is checked again. I have looked for a solution but it is beyond my knowledge. I can't use registry editor. I would probably format the laptop. Is there a patch or update I can download. Please help. james6string.
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You can use the attached batch script to add a take ownership context menu option, which you can use to give your self a permission to the folder you are having problem with.

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Thanks millions. I will try this tonight. If I do it right I will let you know. Thanks again.
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You are very welcome!


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😕 It ran, I undid write protection on a folder and applied, it looked good. I checked the properties after and the write protection was still ticked. Anything else? Please help. Thank you again.
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The write protection is not causing the problem, it's folder permission that you don't have causing the problem.

 

Are you still having a problem?


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I am. I'll have to look again tonight. I didn't try to copy on to an external drive.
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Give yourself a full permission on external drive.


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