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When you attempt to copy a file from your desktop computer to your Handheld PC (H/PC), you receive the following message if a file with the same name already exists:
If you click Yes, you may receive the following error message:
This folder already contains a read-only file called '<filename>'. Would you like to replace the existing file?
Cannot copy <filename>: Access is denied. Make sure the disk is not full or write protected and that the file is not currently in use.
This behavior can occur if the file on your H/PC is marked with the Read- Only attribute.
To work around this behavior, remove the Read-Only attribute from the file on your H/PC before you attempt to overwrite it. To do so, follow these steps:
Microsoft is researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.
Article ID: 169372 - Last Review: February 11, 2004 - Revision: 1.2
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