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Windows 7: Canīt Delete Folder. You Need Permission.....


15 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 RTM 64-Bit
 
 
Canīt Delete Folder. You Need Permission.....

Hello
As the topic says I cant delete a folder. It says i need permission, but i have taken ownership of the folder and gave me full control over it but the same thing happens.
The folder i am trying to delete is a temp folder with the name "vsTemp19" itīs around 5,5 gb big and i have no idea how it got there.
So is there anything i can do like a software that can delete it or something?

Edit: Did a virus scan with nod32 v4 and it found nothing.

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15 Jul 2009   #2

vista x64
 
 

Try turning off UAC reboot and you should be able to delete it then.
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15 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Are you sure no program is using that folder?

You can try Unlocker..
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15 Jul 2009   #4

Windows 7 RTM 64-Bit
 
 

So i downloaded file shredder and when i shred the files it takes a while then it says that some of the files is in use. Trying unlocker now....
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15 Jul 2009   #5

Windows Vista, Server 2008, Leopard, Suse
 
 

After you have taken ownership, you still need to set the proper permissions, and apply it to all objects in the folder and below.
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15 Jul 2009   #6

Windows 7 RTM 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sjaak327 View Post
After you have taken ownership, you still need to set the proper permissions, and apply it to all objects in the folder and below.
I have done all that but it still wont go away.
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15 Jul 2009   #7

Windows Vista, Server 2008, Leopard, Suse
 
 

Try deleting it from cmd, the files are probably locked, if you still get a permision error message, my bet is that you didn't do the needed properly .

edit: I just read a few posts up, files are in use, reboot and try again, if still locked, check what's going on, something iffy no doubt.
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15 Jul 2009   #8

XP Sp2
 
 

Well, try this software , (( Download ))
Right Click on the file ... ect.
Good Luck


The Iraqi One
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15 Jul 2009   #9

Windows 7 build 7229 32 bit & Build 7600 32bit
 
 

I had a folder I wanted to delete but couldn't I restarted my pc in safe mode and was able to remove it.

Was considering using unlocker as a last resort, but I didnt need to.
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15 Jul 2009   #10

Windows 7 RTM 64-Bit
 
 

Ok so i tried unlocker but it doesnt seem to work because the unlock button doesnt appear. Then i tried booting into safe didnt work either just the same message Permission....

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sjaak327 View Post
Try deleting it from cmd, the files are probably locked
Just tell me how and i will try it.
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