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Windows 7: Cannot Delete Files from Software Folder

19 Aug 2010   #1
PeterP

windows 7 64bit
 
 
Cannot Delete Files from Software Folder

I have a bundled copy of Cyberlinks PDVD8 which is locking files in the VideoFilter folder - I can't take ownership of the files and get the message "Access Denied".

When I try to reinstall the software it won't work because of the locked files. I can install it in another folder but the same files get locked in that.

I've tried the reg tweek to take ownership but that won't work on these files.

Any suggestions how I can clean things up on my machine.

I'm running Windows 7 64bit


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19 Aug 2010   #2
ryo

 
 

did you already try delete at safe mode?
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19 Aug 2010   #3
PeterP

windows 7 64bit
 
 

No, haven't tried that yet - will do later and report back.

thanks,
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19 Aug 2010   #4
PeterP

windows 7 64bit
 
 

All folders deleted in Safe mode, thanks for your post.
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19 Aug 2010   #5
ryo

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PeterP View Post
All folders deleted in Safe mode, thanks for your post.
glad can solved your problems..cheers..
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