JSI Tip 0195 - Explorer will not change the System attribute on a file or folder.

A bug in Windows NT 4.0 prevents Explorer from changing the System attribute. When you right click and choose properties, the System attribute is grayed out.

Currently, the only way to change the System attribute of a file or folder is to use File Manager (%SystemRoot%\System32\winfile.exe - select the object, choose file / properties) or to use the Attrib command ( Attrib -s path / Attrib +s path).


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