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hey when i install and try to run softwares like Auto cad , it shows Directory is locked by another process or set to Read only. Showing
Directory:'/users/system name/
Please help me get out of this.Screen Shot 2014-06-03 at 4.02.45 PM.png

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Right click the directory in question > Get Info > make sure the Locked checkbox is unchecked.

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Right click the directory in question > Get Info > make sure the Locked checkbox is unchecked.
Hey, i didn't get you"Right click the directory in question ".I even tried unmarking locked box in Users>>system>> get info. but its not changeable.
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From the looks of the picture, you want to make sure that /Users/karthikeyudu isn't locked.

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