[Samba] Re: Windows XP always see folder with read-only attribute set

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 15:17:51 GMT 2008

On Jan 14, 2008 10:18 AM, Héctor Sánchez Sanmartín <hector at planatec.es> wrote:
> Marco De Vitis escribió:
> > Il 10/01/2008 19:19, Héctor Sánchez Sanmartín ha scritto:
> >
> >> Does anyone has an idea what could be happening and how to avoid
> >> windows showing it as "read-only"???
> >
> > Sorry for not having noticed this thread before, because I would have
> > saved you some time.
> >
> > What you describe is not a problem with Samba. It is a Windows
> > "feature by design". Look here, and read especially the "CAUSE" section:
> > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326549/en-us
> Ahh...thanks God!! ;)
> There's the explanation...thanks a lot, at least this confirms what I
> thought: windows trouble :( I tried to use this attr command as they
> suggest on the article you sent me and doesn't work either, but I
> checked an it happens even on folders of the hard disk!!! So, I can
> inform my customer to complain Microsoft for this ;)
Or by microsoft's explanation complain to Photohop for checking the
read only status of folders...


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