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Windows 7: Windows.Old Won't Delete

18 Apr 2010   #1
Copyright

Windows 7 x64 7229
 
 
Windows.Old Won't Delete

Not sure if this is the right forum for this.

I'm having trouble deleting my Windows.Old folder. I have tried many things, changing security settings, taking ownership, etc. but nothing works.

It says:
"You need permission to perform this action. You require permission from RAWR\Administrator to make changes to this folder."

The thing is, I'm on the Administrator account of the computer RAWR and UAC is disabled.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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18 Apr 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Copyright View Post
Not sure if this is the right forum for this.

I'm having trouble deleting my Windows.Old folder. I have tried many things, changing security settings, taking ownership, etc. but nothing works.

It says:
"You need permission to perform this action. You require permission from RAWR\Administrator to make changes to this folder."

The thing is, I'm on the Administrator account of the computer RAWR and UAC is disabled.
Use the disk cleanup wizard it will nuke it


Ken
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Apr 2010   #3
Copyright

Windows 7 x64 7229
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Use the disk cleanup wizard it will nuke it
How do I select the Windows.old folder?

EDIT: Never mind, found it. Will update this again if it works.



Thanks it worked.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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