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Moving a read-only-file to usb

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August 13, 2011 6:21:43 PM

Hello,
i have downloaded/copied quite a few read-only documents to my laptop; now i want to move these files to my new laptop, or at least save them on a CD-RW or USB; when i tried to do it, only the shortcut was moved, not the contents; so what shud i do to move the content too? hasan

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August 13, 2011 8:44:54 PM

Hello hasanqmurad;

Try holding down the CTRL key while you move the file over to the USB drive.
Another sneaky way to move the file is to open the document and then File, Save-As to the new location.
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August 20, 2011 8:12:32 PM

THANX; SEEMS AT LEAST ONE OF THE TWO WILL WORK; WILL GIVE THEM A TRY AND LET U KNOW WHICH ONE, OR BOTH, DID THE TRICK; I WISH THE FIRST ONE TO WORK. THANX AGAIN, AND TAKE CARE, HASAN
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