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Windows 7: My Folder is not Deleting

23 May 2012   #11
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23 May 2012   #12
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Want to know the one folder most have problems with? The Windows.old! You have to go in there and root out all sub folders with the read only box checked off in each sub folder's property screen and dump those before you can remove the main folder unless using a cleanup option in Windows.

One blog suggested renaming it from Windows.old to something like Windows.personal in order keep your important files safe in there to prevent any accidental deletion. Here I simply back files up over a few other drives!
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