Windows 7 - files opening Read Only

If you are having problems accessing files on the L: drive and you are getting a message saying this file is read only. It is most likely been caused by the preview pane in Windows Explorer. Follow the instructions below to check your preview pane settings. 
  1. Open up a new Windows Explorer window
  2. Click on the Organise button (top left button on the menu bar)
  3. Go to the Layout menu item
  4. You should then get a submenu to appear, Untick the Preview Pane checkbox.
  5. To view it, go through steps 2 to 4 again
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