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Windows 7: can't delete folder


28 Feb 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
can't delete folder

hi all,
i tried to delete folder..
but it appear like attached...
why the folder have lock??
actually i don't what folder it is..



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28 Feb 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello ssettor, welcome to Seven Forums!



The first thing to try; have a look at the tutorial at the link below to see if it'll resolve the issue; if not you may need to run a virus scan.

Take Ownership Shortcut
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01 Mar 2010   #3

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

i've tried what u said..
but it doesn't work..
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01 Mar 2010   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Welcome

Try with this in safe mode

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable[2]=User Accounts
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01 Mar 2010   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

If that does not work, take ownership as mentioned by Barefoot and get permissions, as explained here.

Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums
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01 Mar 2010   #6

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

tqvm..it's work..after use ur and barefoot kid method
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01 Mar 2010   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Glad that the Forum could help you. Thanks for the note.
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02 Mar 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello ssettor, I'm glad you got it sorted!
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02 Mar 2010   #9

windows 7 Pro 64 Bit /Dual Boot vista 64 bit Ultimate
 
 

Right click on the folder and click properties and make sure their is no check in read only tab if their is uncheck it click it
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02 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnm32073 View Post
Right click on the folder and click properties and make sure their is no check in read only tab if their is uncheck it click it
Readonly does not effect folders or deletion.
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