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Old 10-09-2018, 09:13 PM   #1
snoqma
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Delete a Windows 10 read-only file from Linux


I have a dual boot of Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18., While I was sleeping (really) Windows download a file it wants to install and its read-only file.
I tried to delete it in linux it won't let me. I have spent about 2 days searching how to delete the files with no success. Please, I am not a sophisticated linux user, if you know how I could do it kindly make it a step by step that I can follow.
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Old 10-09-2018, 09:16 PM   #2
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windows may have marked it so that no one can touch it. like it does if it is not shut down properly , etc.. have you tired being admin in windows?
 
Old 10-09-2018, 10:34 PM   #3
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This might help via the internet..

https://www.wikihow.com/Delete-Read-Only-Files

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