Tuesday, October 30, 2012

VB Script - Remove Files from being Read Only

The below VB Code uses scripting.filesystemobject to go through a bunch of files and remove the read only parameter.  I found it quite handy for a scheduled task when dealing with a rouge application.

Dim fl As File
If fso.FileExists(FileName) Then
    Set fl = fso.GetFile(FileName)
    If (fl.Attributes And ReadOnly) Then
      fl.Attributes = fl.Attributes - ReadOnly
    End If
End If

Hope this code snippet helps someone else!

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