troubleshooting Question

READONLY Permissions Don't Stick

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I'm using Windows XP on my work network.  I'm trying to set READONLY permissions on a file at root c:\foo.   The system lets me

1 Open File > Properties on the folder
2. Uncheck READONLY
3. Apply the change and close the property sheet

However, when I open the folder's properties sheet again, I find the checkbox is STILL set.  I've asked my administrator about this behavior and he said he wasn't able to find out what is causing this.  

I vaguely remember seeing this behavior before in relation to file sharing but I've turned off file sharing and I still have the problem.  Any ideas?


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