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Vbscript to switch off the Read Only attribute of some files?

Posted on 2011-03-01
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Hi Experts,

I have a folder in which a few files have the Read Only attribute set.
The attribute is preventing a synchronization tool from updating those files.

I need a script that will switch off the Read Only attribute.

Thanks,

Regards,
Leigh
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The DOS command should do it:
attrib -r *.*

Regards,

Rob.
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Thanks, Rob.

Cheers,
Leigh
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No problem.

Rob.
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