Cannot access files and folders in Windows.

Original title: the property of the file details
Something has changed... I can no longer access/modify fields on the details pane of the files MP3 etc. to make changes.

The details pane now looks like the one shown below, and none of the fields are available to modify.

Any advice on the cause and solution to recover the situation would be welcome.

Thank you.

Advertisement

See these if they would help:

How do I change the details of the MP3 in Vista
http://cybernetnews.com/CyberNotes-how-to-edit-MP3-details-in-Vista/

Cannot change the metadata of files under Vista? Here's a solution
http://www.digitalhomethoughts.com/news/show/31815/can-t-edit-file-metadata-on-Vista-here-s-a-fix.html

Tags: Windows

Similar Questions

  • Cannot access files and folders after removing the Trojan horse of my Vista computer

    I have Vista.  I can't access the folders and files of one of my user accounts.  The Office for this account seems to have nothing about it.  I was able to confirm that the folders and files are still on my computer but I can't open them.  I get a RunDLL error when you connect to this ACCT.

    With the help of McAfee, I found Artemis Trojan horse on my computer and I think I have removed.

    How can I get my computer back to normal?

    Hello

    read the information at the bottom of the below link to the subject of some malware that hide your data files and the cure for it regarding

    Read article 17

    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-Windows-Recovery

  • Unable to find files and folders using Windows Search

    Original title: Windows search returns no results, but only for a single user - another user works very well - Windows 7

    All of a sudden windows search of files and folders (from windows Explorer) do not return results - even if I'm looking for in a folder with a file name that I know is in there.  However, it works for the other user on this system.

    The things that I tried or looked at who did not work:

    • Configuration of the default folder options.
    • reconstruction of the index
    • sfc/scannow - said "windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to solve some of them.  I have the CBS. If necessary log file.
    • research done that windows has been archived 'Tour of the windows features turn on or off.
    • Ran the registry of Windows Search - he said that he fixed two things (cannot tell you what they were now), but still, it does not solve the problem. When I run it says once again that there are no errors.
    • I checked this registry key:
      HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerAdvanced\\\ and key Start_SearchFiles - which was set to 2, the default
    • Under Customize Start Menu - search with public folders is selected under search for other files and libraries.

    It still does not work.  The search box in the start menu seems to work, but not for anything I get.

    Frustrated!

    ~ Diane

    Hi Diane,

    Thanks for posting your question in the Microsoft Community forums.
    The description of the problem, I see that you cannot search files and folders using Windows Search.

    I appreciate your efforts try the troubleshooting steps to resolve the problem. Don't worry; Let's try a few steps that will help you solve the problem.

    Did you the latest changes on the computer before this problem?

    Method 1:
    I suggest to run the troubleshooter and check if that helps.


    Open the troubleshooter for search and indexing
    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/open-the-search-and-indexing-Troubleshooter


    Method 2:

    If the problem persists, I suggest you try the procedure described in the article and see if it helps.

    Improve Windows search using the index: frequently asked questions
    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/improve-Windows-searches-using-the-index-frequently-asked-questions

    Check out the link for more information.


    Change advanced indexing options

    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/change-advanced-indexing-options


    Advanced search tips in
    Windows
    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/advanced-tips-for-searching-in-Windows

    Let us know the status of the issue after you perform the troubleshooting steps. If you need additional help or information on Windows, I'll be happy to help you. We, at tender Microsoft to excellence.
  • How to back up files and folders in Windows XP Professional

    I want to back up files and folders in Windows XP Professional, someone knows of Windows XP Professional so provide backup.

    Thank you!

    XP Pro should include the utility "NTBackup".

    Try to start-> programs-> Accessories-> system-> backup tools

    HTH,
    JW

  • Search hidden files and folders in Windows 7

    Individual research how will I say the research process to review the files and hidden files.

    Hello

    There is that one way to do this, select the option Show hidden files in folder options and then search for files by using the search box to start.
    1. click on start.
    2. tap 'search' in the start search box.
    3. click on "change search options for files and folders.
    4. now, click the view tab.
    5 in the notice.
    (a) select the radio button show the hidden files, folders and drives
    (b) remove the checkmark from the checkbox Hide extensions of known file types.
    (c) remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide protected operating system files.
    6. click on apply and Ok.

    For more information about the search, click on the following link:
     http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/advanced-tips-for-searching-in-Windows
     http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/searching-in-Windows-frequently-asked-questions
     http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/find-a-file-or-folder

    Thank you, and in what concerns:
    Swati K - Microsoft support technician

  • How to make custom for files and folders in Windows 7 icons?

    Original title: ORDER of ICONS

    HOW DOES ONE OF THE CUSTOM FOLDERS & FILES ICONS IN WINDOWS EXPLORER

    Hello

    I ask you to answer a few questions, so that we can diagnose this problem properly:

    1. you want to design your own icon and set for files and folders?

    2 you receive messages or error code when you try to customize using Properties?

    I ask you to follow these steps:

    a. right-click on the folder and select Properties.

    b. click on the Customize tab and click change icon.

    Note: this is only possible in the actual file location and not in libraries.

    Note: the modified icon also appears in the "Library" view, you will need to close and reopen the file Explorer.

    Please let us know the status of the issue.

  • How to set, view, change, or remove special permissions for files and folders in Windows XP

    It is a problem with iTunes. About 8 months ago I had to reinstall my operating system. When I reinstalled iTunes, it does not recognize my music already purchased. He tells me that songs should be allowed, I put my username and password and it tells me that they are allowed.

    So I finally emailed Apple support recently. They suggested that this is a problem with the permissions on the iTunes Media folder. Apple support gave me the following URL address: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308419/en-us.

    I followed the instructions on the Microsoft support site. But when I right click on the iTunes Media folder, and then click Properties, there is no security tab, with the following statement on the Microsoft Support site.

    I also tried the instructions for "If you are not joined to a domain and want to view theSecurity tab. "In Control Panel, I don't have the choice of themes & appearances. There is a choice of Folder Options, but once in the view tab, there is no choice ofuse simple file sharing.

    If you have any other questions, please let me know.

    Follow the steps described in this article under together, view, edit, or delete special files and folders permissions .  From XP Home Edition in safe mode makes the Security tab appears. Boulder computer Maven
    Most Microsoft Valuable Professional

  • Cannot copy files and folders to another folder

    Whenever I try to COPY a group of files and folders 1 folder to another folder, Vista wants only to allow me to MOVE them.  What is my problem?

    Select the files to copy (using the command CTRL to select more than one non sequential order) and once they are all chosen type CTRL-C.  Then move to the folder where you want to copy and click header file and type CTRL-V.  Perhaps this method of copying files won't work where others do not.

    I hope this helps.

    Good luck! Lorien - a - MCSE/MCSA/network + / A +.

  • Unable to access file and folders on the computer after you connect to a home network. Get isn't permissions error message.

    Original title: unlock files locked in the residential-change group of security settings does not (always says that I don't have permission even if I am Admin)

    I have a Windows 7 operating system. I am new to congregate.  I recently noticed that I was connected to a House Group 'network' and so I 'locked' cases to the case where I me be hacked (that I don't use other computers and thought it was strange).  Unfortunately, now that I want to access these files, it says I don't have permission and when I sometimes IN a folder, by allowing permissions administrator in the Security tab, I'm still stuck to see the documents by an error saying that I don't have permission.  I was rid of the congregate at a given moment, then 'active' it again with the idea that I should probably be in home group to make changes to the way they were.  I know that I blew it, but I don't know how to fix it!  Please help me to unlock these files!  I normally log - on as an administrator (no one else assigned to the computer), so I don't understand why I can't make changes to the permissions.

    Hello

    (1) where the files are stored on the computer?

    (2) would you move the music file to a different location/drive and check if the problem persists?

    (3) what is you get the exact error message?

    Method 1: 'Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file"error when you try to install, update or launch a program or file

    http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/2669244

    Important: Disable your antivirus or changed settings can make your PC vulnerable to viral, fraudulent, or malicious attacks. Microsoft does not recommend that you disable your antivirus software or change settings. If you need to temporarily disable your anti-virus software, you should reactivate as soon as you are finished. Use this workaround at your own risk. To temporarily disable your antivirus software, see disable antivirus software

    Method 2: Virus scanner

    You can download Microsoft Safety scanner, which provides on-demand scan, and remove viruses, spyware and other malicious software. It works with your current antivirus software.

    See the link to download Microsoft Safety scanner on the system.

    http://www.Microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx

    Note: The Microsoft Safety Scanner ends 10 days after being downloaded. To restart a scan with the latest definitions of anti-malware, download and run the Microsoft Safety Scanner again.

    Warning: The data files that are infected can be cleaned by removing the file completely, which means that there is a risk of data loss.

    Hope the helps of information.

  • Cannot open files and folders

    Original title: .scr

    Hi Please help... it's the first time I have a request of help on the website... My hard drive has important issues that turned in. SCR format and I can not access files... Please help... its really important...

    Hello

    1. you get any error message?

    2. don't you make changes to the computer before the show?

    Please follow the steps mentioned below.

    Method 1:

    Run the Microsoft Fixit mentioned in the link below.

    http://support.Microsoft.com/mats/windows_file_and_folder_diag/

    Method 2:

    Follow the steps mentioned in the links below.

    a. right click on the file you are trying to open, and then select Properties

    b. check the application under opens with.

    c. click change , and then select the appropriate program.

    Also check out the links below

    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/change-which-programs-Windows-uses-by-default

    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/change-default-programs-using-set-program-access-and-computer-defaults

    Method 3:

    Try to restore the system to the date and time when the computer was working fine.

    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/what-is-system-restore

  • All the apps to color code the names of files and folders from Windows 7, as on the Macintosh?

    Before I upgraded to Windows 7, I had a wonderful program on my XP machine called Xentient labels, which have changed the windows explore interface so I could have any icon file or folder on any drive highlighted in any color I want, as with Macintosh.  As a blind person it is very important to me and helps me organize and find things faster.
    Can anyone recommend any software that could do this for Windows 7, please?    Thanks for any help or advice!
     
    ~ Al

    There are FREE 3rd party applications for it. They look pretty cool and they are both FREE.

    I tried one of them now (I have found no spyware or virus / trojans / malware)

    • RC11. Shedko Folderioc 4
    • http://eng.softq.org/Folderico
    • (or click on the link below)

    Shedko Folderico 4 RC11

    Another is called:

    • http://www.downloadzen.com/change-folder-color-Windows-7-Rainbow-folders-32bit-64bit.htm<--info about="">
    • http://www.rainbowfolders.aionel.NET/RF.htm<-----publisher's>
    • http://www.rainbowfolders.aionel.NET/RF.zip<--------link to="" directly="" download="" the="">

    Hope this helps you or anyone else looking to distinguish their folders in Windows 7.

    -ITF

  • cannot share files and folders

    Hello!... I can share folders and files from my laptop running windows 7... the small "lock" icon turns on "nobody" when I try to share... Thanks in advance!.

    Sharing documents is the only part that is disabled by default in the group options, sharing, as well as the records in question are not in the folder My Documents or you have checked Documents that you should be able to accomplish the task.

    Homegroup from start to finish
    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/help/HomeGroup-from-start-to-finish
    File sharing essentials
    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/file-sharing-essentials

    Share files with anyone
    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/share-files-with-someone
    Setting up a network home
    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/setting-up-a-home-network

  • HOW to ZIP and UNZIP FILES and FOLDERS in WINDOWS 7

    I used win zip since some time and jzip recently used that has a malware issue potentially unwanted program, so I was told I could zip files in all editions of Windows 7, I still wonder why hiow

    Hello

    This should help you.

    "Compress and uncompress files (zip files).

    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows/Compress-uncompress-files-ZIP-files#1TC=Windows-7

    See you soon.

  • How can I access the files and folders in Windows XP?

    Original title: Big Stick required

    For many years, I used XP Professional.  A few years ago, due to a scare, I added a password.  The disc recently got upset and the machine wouldn't boot.  The drive is now working as a slave on another PC, but now a number of files is not accessible.  I tried xcacls.vbs to view permissions without success.  Does anyone know a "big stick" to use in the circumstances, please?

    You should be able to take possession of the problematic files...

    http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/308421

    .. then you should have access.

    Tricky

  • is there a program that remove duplicates of files and folders in windows 8

    I recently bought a new computer and all implement transferred from the former. I password vista to win 8 and must have made a mistake in the transfer. I have a lot of double and triple. I was wondering if there was some program or something that will help me with this mess. Any info would be appreciated - JACK

    Hello

    Here are several free utilities and they have all their benefits and their methods.

    Auslogics Duplicate File Finder is the MD5 search engine that allows you to find duplicate
    files content, without worrying other matching criteria. It would be useful, for example, when two
    identical mp3 tracks or video files have different names
    http://www.Auslogics.com/en/software/duplicate-file-Finder

    find and delete the duplicate - free
    http://www.easyduplicatefinder.com/

    Versions Installer and Portable

    Search files in doubles or similar - even binary - free
    http://www.Joerg-Rosenthal.com/en/antitwin/

    quickly find all the files in a folder and its subfolders - free duplicate
    http://www.Mindgems.com/products/fast-duplicate-file-Finder/fast-duplicate-file-Finder-about.htm

    Duplicate File Finder - Smart Port Forwarding - TCP Port Scanner - TCP Port Tunnel - multi-minuterie-free
    http://www.brooksyounce.com/

    Duplicate File Finder software (pictures, mp3, iTunes)
    http://www.Moleskinsoft.com/

    I hope this helps.

    Rob Brown - Microsoft MVP<- profile="" -="" windows="" expert="" -="" consumer="" :="" bicycle=""><- mark="" twain="" said="" it="">

Maybe you are looking for