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HP OMEN 15
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I was trying to take a screenshot through a video game I was playing at the time, but I got a text box that said "Screenshot failed." I try to change the destination folder for the screenshot, but my laptop says that it can't change it due to the selected folder being Read-Only. I look up the folders properties, and the box that says it's read-only is filled by a black square instead of a checkmark, so I click on the box to make it go away, and it does. When I click "Apply" to the folder, I close it, tried taking the screenshot, same issue. For some reason, my computer automatically set the folder back to read-only despite me changing and applying said change. So I look up ways to remove the read only status on the folder, tried taking all the files off read-only for all Users (Which consists of Me, the System and the Administrator/Also Me), still no change. I'm the only one who uses the laptop, no other files are open or in use except the file path that led me to trying to make all folders read-only, and got nowhere. Am I missing something, or is my computer just hardwired to set each folder as read only even if the user/administrator wants to change it?

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@codyw218 

 

What is that folder ? You can always use different folder for your files/data.

 

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It is usually the game folder's sub folder labeled "Screenshots". I also tried changing the destination to other folders such as User>Files>Pictures or Desktop>My Files>Pictures.

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Bump. Really need an answer on this.

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