troubleshooting Question

Removing read only on folders on windows 8.1

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i have been trying to get an old game (Freelancer) to work on my windows 8.1 laptop.

When I try to start it I get the "allow to make changes" dialog but then nothing happens.
The Freelancer folder (in Program files (x86)/Windows Games) shows as Read Only which I can reset but just shows up again the next time I look.
I have changed the User permissions and owner and also tried running the "attrib -r" command from an administrator command prompt.

Does anyone have any ideas?
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D Patel
D Patel, Software Engineer

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