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Windows 7: i can't delete a folder in windows 7?

18 Oct 2012   #21
x BlueRobot

 

Have you tried logging in as the default Administrator? Typing Administrator as the username and then press Enter, and should be logged in as the default Admin.

Also you could try turning off the UAC (User Account Control).


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18 Oct 2012   #22
Jack King

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

I try run as a administrator but it still give me the same error message? Also i try to make a another account as a administrator but it won't let me. Okay I'll try that.
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18 Oct 2012   #23
x BlueRobot

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jack King View Post
I try run as a administrator but it still give me the same error message?
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable

Make sure the built-in Administrator is enabled, you are a Unelevated Administrator, however there is a built-in Administrator which is an elevated account and has complete control of the entire system.

Try logging in with the Elevated Administrator, and then installing the DVD/USB tool.
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18 Oct 2012   #24
Jack King

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

I try that but i can't even go to my download folder to run this file.

It give me new account as admin but my all the icons disappers from my desktop? That's why i can't find my download folder on this account.
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18 Oct 2012   #25
x BlueRobot

 

You can enable the Administrator account from the Command Prompt;

Start > Type (without quotes) "cmd" > Right-Click "cmd" > "Run As Administrator"

Then follow the tutorial listed in post #23.

Note I will try and get some extra support.
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18 Oct 2012   #26
Jack King

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Thank you for your help & I'm sorry for keep bothering you.

When i follow the 23 step and i log off from it gives me this error when i log on administrator account. C:\windows\system32\systemprofile\Desktop refers to a location that is unavailable. It could be on a hard drive on this computer or on a network. Check to to make sure the disk is properly inserted.

That's the only reason i want to clean this window out so i can use my account. Thanks again.
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18 Oct 2012   #27
gregrocker

 

Have you moved User folders to another location? The problems are similar to unfixable permissioning and other errors that occur sometimes when moving the User folders rather than linking them via libraries.

It also needs to be emphasized again that the correct way to uninstall a program is not to delete it's folder but Uninstall it in Control Panel>Programs and Features. If you are deleting Program Files , or deleting or moving System files then you may have already created irreparable damage but you can check System file conditions with SFC -SCANNOW Command .

To have for repairs or possible reinstall try using Universal USB Installer to write to flash stick the official ISO download for your licensed version in the correct bit-version that you have now.

Otherwise burn to DVD using the MS tool or ImgBurn at 4x speed.

It's very important that you take the time to study the Clean Reinstall steps. Only if you commit to following those steps closely and sticking with the methods and tools given will you avoid further problems. If you stick with them closely however, you'll get and keep a perfect installation.

Keep us posted as you go.
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18 Oct 2012   #28
Jack King

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Thank you for heads up Gregrocker,

I run the sfc /scannow and it say the same that you have in tutorials that's why I'm using your pic if that's okay with you Sir? Just to show you.



That's what i got when the scan is finish, so my guess is my files aren't corrupted right?
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18 Oct 2012   #29
gregrocker

 

Guess not. So do you want to try creating another account to see if that is sufficient or do you want to Clean Reinstall?

You can create a new account in Control Panel>User Accounts>Manage Another Account to set it all up, move your files over and see if it works better. Then after testing it for some time you can delete the other account, saving it's files to the desktop in case you forgot anything.
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18 Oct 2012   #30
Jack King

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Well, what's you're recommendation should i make a new account or Clean Re-install?
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