WiFi transfer locks the folder/file

Discussion in 'macOS' started by pinback pro, Dec 1, 2008.

  1. pinback pro macrumors member

    pinback pro

    Oct 16, 2008
    when i do wireless-n transfer of files from imac to macbook, it locks the permission on the file and i have to unlock every folder and file. how can i get rid of this issue? its really ANNOYING!

    os 10.5.5
  2. Gray-Wolf macrumors 68030


    Apr 19, 2008
    Pandora, Home Tree
    Chances are, your transferring it from an admin user, and the other computer sees it as a different account and it won't open it without unlocking it. Try putting the file in the "shared folder" first, check it and make sure its unlocked, then transfer it.
  3. pinback pro thread starter macrumors member

    pinback pro

    Oct 16, 2008
    awesome! thanks so much! gonna give it a go here shortly. thanks dude!

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