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Windows 7: Small blue arrow pointing downward on a folder

08 Jan 2011   #1
sam49

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 
Small blue arrow pointing downward on a folder

Hi guys i have a folder on my hard drive with a little blue arrow pointing downwards and when i try to delete it it says this fole=der is not on this hard drivebut if i click on the folder i can then delete the files in the folder but but not the folder itself.

Hope someone can help


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08 Jan 2011   #2
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Is this a download folder that came from another computer?
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08 Jan 2011   #3
sam49

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 

Hi yes it is a download folder, and sometime ago i moved it from my C: drive to my E: drive and there is a file in this download folder that has no bytes and i amable to delete it, so i thought if i delete the whole folder that might work
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09 Jan 2011   #4
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

You can probably delete it by taking ownership or booting into safe mode.
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09 Jan 2011   #5
sam49

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 

Hi i have tried in safe mode and it does not work and how do i take ownership please
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09 Jan 2011   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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