Mark a file as read-only

Chipp Walters chipp at
Tue May 11 22:39:18 EDT 2010

attrib +r a:lockthisfile.txt

You can shell out to it  

Chipp Walters
CEO, Shafer Walters Group, Inc

On May 11, 2010, at 8:56 PM, Bill Vlahos <bvlahos at> wrote:

> I know how to set the rights on Mac and Linux to mark a file as read-only.
> How do I do that in Windows?
> Can I do it at all on a USB drive? I believe that files on USB drives ignore some settings for ownership, etc.
> Bill Vlahos
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