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Removing ReadOnly from floppy disk in order to write to it

A friend called me up from Texas asking for help - his floppy disk has changed to Read Only. I assume he has WinXP but that's all I know.

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Move the. . .

In reply to: Removing ReadOnly from floppy disk in order to write to it

read only tab. It's on the corner of the floppy case.

Open the file(s) in Explorer, click Properties, uncheck the Read only button.

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Removing Read Only from Floppy Disk

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My friend has this to say:

I HAVE TRIED MANY THINGS, BUT NO RESULTS. THE LATEST IS TO SELECT THE FLOPY, CLICK "PROPERTIES" AND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE I SEE THREE BOXES AS FOLLOWS; 'READ ONLY' - "HIDDEN" AND " ARCHIVES". USUALY THE READ ONLY IS CHECK, SO I CLEAR THAT AND TRY THE OTHER TWO ATTRIBUTES OR NONE . AN "APPLY" BOX APPEARS AND I CHECK THAT, BUT NOTHING CHANGES. DO YOU KNOW HOW I CAN GET RID OF THE "READ ONLY

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Have your friend. . .

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Do a Google or Microsoft search on "Take Ownership"

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