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10:30 pm on Oct 24, 2016 (gmt 0)

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Greetings all.

Windows 10, version 1607

I've recently bought a new computer, and I'm continuing my website with it. The html editor I'm using is Notepad++, with the Aspell spell checker add-on. And the add-on has two files for words. The first file contains the main dictionary, and the second file is for words, abbreviations, acronyms such as HyperText Markup Language (HTML), and other combinations of letters that are not in the main dictionary.

The main dictionary is working good, but the second file (the one for things not in the main dictionary) is not writeable. Or in other words, when the spell checker finds something that is not in the main dictionary, for example, HTML, and I click on the "Learn" (a new word) button on the spell check interface to add it in, I get a message saying the file is not writeable.

And I found out why. All of the Aspell folder is write protected (right click on the Aspell folder, then left click on "Properties" at the bottom).

I can unmark the read only part, but as soon as I close the properties page, it auto resets to read only.

Or in other words, basically the HTML commands like
<img src="test_file.jpg">
Can't be saved as correctly spelled.

I've tried it logged in as a local administrator, and also with the built-in administrator account with the same result.

3:57 pm on Oct 25, 2016 (gmt 0)

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Look to take ownership of the main folder (which will include all subfolders) then set your permissions to ALLOW for Creater/Owner, Administrators, and your login. That should do it.