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Old 06-23-02, 08:04 PM
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Can NOT rename file! Why?

I DL'ed some songs and were renaming a few because they had 02 or _ at the start of the name and I prefer the artist. That way everything is in order.

Anyhow, I tried to rename one and it brought the error message up. Stating to make sure the file was not opened or the disk is not full or write-protected.

I have yet to even open the file / listen to the damn song! Why does it do this? ....and I can't even delete the file now if I want to

I had this happen the other day with some amateur porn I was DL'ing off kazaa ...It wouldn't even allow me to move the file to my secret / hidden / disguised folder ...any reason for this?

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Old 06-23-02, 08:20 PM
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I've had the same problem... no clue how to fix it.
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Old 06-23-02, 08:22 PM
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because someone is downloading the file from you?
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Old 06-23-02, 09:09 PM
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I had that same problem. Couldn't delete it either. And no, no one was downloading it at the same time.

It happened right before my new hard drive arrived so the format fixed it.
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Old 06-23-02, 10:42 PM
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I had this problem as well. I think I solved it by right-clicking on the file, opening properties and looking at the Attributes and unchecking everything (Read-Only, Archive, Hidden, (System is usually grayed out).

Remove the check boxed and give it a try.

My issue was with 98SE.
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Old 06-24-02, 12:20 AM
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Originally posted by Nazgul
I had this problem as well. I think I solved it by right-clicking on the file, opening properties and looking at the Attributes and unchecking everything (Read-Only, Archive, Hidden, (System is usually grayed out).

Remove the check boxed and give it a try.

My issue was with 98SE.
that has always worked for me also
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Old 06-24-02, 08:23 PM
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yea.., the read-only box should be unchecked...
at least that's what i would look for first...
if not, close the kazaa program, and other file managers you may have opened, re-open the folder where the files are, and try renaming again.

hope that works...
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Old 06-25-02, 12:05 AM
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I've had the same trouble, I solved by cutting them (from the edit list on the toolbar) and pasting to the recycling bin. THat seemed to be the only thing that worked - as for renaming I don't know
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