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How to Delete Duplicate Files in a Read Only Folder

When Duplicate Zapper detects a duplicate file in a Read only folder, a lock icon will be visible next to the file path.  A file with a lock icon will be unavailable to check and Zap.

 

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In order to Zap duplicate files in a Read only folder, the permissions for the folder must be changed to Read & Write.  To do this, right-click on the folder and select Get Info.

 

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Under Sharing & Permissions, change the Privilege for your OS X user account to Read & Write.

 

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Once you have changed the Privilege to Read & Write you will be able to check the file in Duplicate Zapper for deletion and Zap the duplicate.

 

 

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