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Old 12-17-2018, 05:04 PM
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Cannot save model/read only (Solved)

Hi all,
Can you help?
I seem to have messed up my system a little.
I'm doing a simple thing like changing the smoke parameters, but when I come to save the model RF7.5 says the model file is read only so I have to change the name a little by adding a number say. Then the model saves ok.

So the problem must be that I have some how made files/folders needed by RF read only

Where are the model files that I am changing e.g. 3dhs extra 330lt 108 so that I can set the permissions back to Read and Write/Modify?

Edit:-
I have just found the root file 3dhs extra 330lt 108.rfvehicle in the C:\Users\Username\Documents\RealFlight 7\Vehicles\CustomVehicles
The odd thing is there are no files that match my modified ones ;(
3dhs extra 330lt 108.rfvehicle file is not read only ;(

Last edited by TrueBuild; 12-21-2018 at 08:51 AM. Reason: Found the fault
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Old 12-17-2018, 08:44 PM
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If you edit a stock model you must rename it in the pop-up box to save your variation (AV) of the stock model.
Imported models from the swap pages do not need to be renamed when editing.
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Old 12-18-2018, 05:42 AM
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Thanks for the quick reply.
Since this is in my C:\Users\Username\Documents\RealFlight 7\Vehicles\CustomVehicles\3dhs extra 330lt 108.rfvehicle folder, I assume that it must be a swap page plane.
The problem is that RF says the file is read only when I have just create a new version of the plane by adding to the name.
RF is using the plane I have changed the name of, but I cannot find where it is being saved on the PC ;(
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Old 12-21-2018, 08:47 AM
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I have found the problem

It was Windows Defenders new anti ransomware blocking changes to user data.
By using "Allow an app through Controlled folder access" and adding a an allowed app, e.g. RealFlight7.exe
RealFlight7 now works
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