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Windows 7: Program files/Program Files (x86)

02 Jul 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reni07 View Post
i tried writing takeown /f "C:\Programs Files (x86)" /r /d n
icacls "C:\Programs Files (x86)" /grant administrators:F /t on cmd but it dint work dr any space or block letter which i m missing...please help
Hi :] Need delete (S) Program(s) Files (x86)

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06 Feb 2012   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

This worked for me: takeown /F "C:\Program Files (x86)" /R /A && cacls "C:\Program Files (x86)" /T /grant administrators:F && rmdir /S /Q "C:\Program Files (x86)"\

1. Copy this line.
2. In the command prompt (with admin rights), right click paste.
3. Press Enter.
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16 Jun 2012   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
It worked, Thanks, 6/16/12

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by garf02 View Post
Try this commands:

Open command prompt with Admin Privilege and write:
takeown /f "C:\Programs Files (x86)" /r /d n
icacls "C:\Programs Files (x86)" /grant administrators:F /t

Then delete the folder Program files (x86)
Running Windows 7. Wanted to delete program files that were not wanted after rebuild.
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