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Change File Attribute

Windows:  95/98, 2000, Me, XP



Changing File Attributes - in bulk

Changing file attributes in bulk - meaning many files at one time - is just one of the many features of the rpsoft 2000 filemod program.


Some operating systems and programs allow one to change file attributes to make files "system" type or "non-system" type, but many do not.  Similarly some will allow change of file attributes to "archive" type or to "non-archive" type, but again, many do not.  While we do agree that an application to change system file attributes or archive file attributes might not be needed everyday, filemod can make those changes - and can even change attribute type in bulk such as one or more directories at once.  We have had the need at times to change system file attributes ourselves.  One of the reasons that it is programmed into "filemod" is that we had the need for it, and we believe that others might also.

How to Fix

Changing file attributes to read and write one at a time would be tedious.  Filemod software can change these in bulk.  Simply put all the files that you are reading to your computer in their own separate directory as you read them from the CD ROM drive or DVD drive.  By this we mean to keep the files together, at least for the time being.  Then adjust filemod's action under "File Attributes" to either "make system" - to make file attributes to system type, or  adjust it to the "make archive" function which will make all files, archive type. Then ensure that filemod is pointed at the correct "directory(s) to modify"  and click "start".  The filemod program can modify many nested directories that may include thousands of files very quickly.  Note that for system file usage that the safety box on "do not change system files" must not be checked in order to view the files.


Note that this system file attribute changing is just one of many file modifications that filemod can do.  To see more of the applications and for a general discussion of filemod and links to more applications of the software, click here.



A very powerful bulk file name changer program / attribute modifier!

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