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TS1402 Locked folder

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Apr 8, 2012 3:38 AM

Hello.

I'm using Mac OS X 10.6. After copying some folders from external hard drive to PC these folders are now locked on Mac. There is no pencil in the Finder's lower left corner and there are no messages appear. I just simply can't open these folders.

MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,800 points)
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    Apr 8, 2012 12:16 PM (in response to Trainstation)

    Are these folders only on an external device, or where exactly?

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,800 points)
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    Apr 9, 2012 10:05 AM (in response to Trainstation)

    I'm not familiar with the Pencil in the corner thing, but if you do a Get Info on that folder on the Mac, can you unlock the Lock & check or change the Permissions there?

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,800 points)
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    Apr 10, 2012 10:12 AM (in response to Trainstation)

    Hmmm, what Size does Get Info report for the folder? And did it report you had Read Privileges?

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,800 points)
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    Apr 12, 2012 10:08 PM (in response to Trainstation)

    OK do a Get Info on Chanatown folder, what Rights & privileges does it show?

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,800 points)
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    Apr 20, 2012 10:02 PM (in response to Trainstation)

    I'll bedarned!???

     

    Expand that bottom triangle on Sharing & permissions.

     

    To find out if it's system wide or user specific, try this...

    Open System Preferences>Accounts, unlock the lock, click on the little plus icon, make a new admin account, log out & into the new account.

     

    Does it work in the new account?

    What are the rightson XXS & Movies folder?

  • X423424X Level 6 Level 6 (14,190 points)
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    Apr 20, 2012 11:16 PM (in response to Trainstation)

    The following is not a fix for your problem but may provide some useful info...

     

    Launch Terminal (in Utilities).  Type ls -la followed by a space.  Then drag Futurama to the terminal window.  You should have a line that looks something like,

     

    ls -laed /path/to/Futurama

     

    Hit return and post the result.

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,800 points)
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    Apr 21, 2012 12:43 AM (in response to X423424X)

    Great info, can you explain what tis does to a n00bie?

  • X423424X Level 6 Level 6 (14,190 points)
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    Apr 21, 2012 1:09 AM (in response to BDAqua)

    Sort of like the finder Get Info but may show a little more than the get info, particulalry in your case since that Get Info you show doesn't show the group and permissions info.

     

    If you really want to see the documentation for the ls command, in terminal type man ls and hit return, then hit return at the end of each page until it reaches the end of the information.

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,800 points)
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    Apr 21, 2012 1:19 AM (in response to X423424X)

    Thanks, I've never understood any of the man *** lists, just goobedly gock without a real example of each!

     

    Then again, I only graduated from 6th grade.

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