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

17 Oct 2012   #11
AlterUrEgo

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Have you tried to delete the folders while in safe mode.


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17 Oct 2012   #12
Jack King

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

yes, i already try to delete the folders from safe mode. I can delete the folder from Unlocker now but, there this weird lock on every folder? I'm not sure why i have lock on my folders?

Just so you know i uninstalled a program awhile back but i still have the leftovers files in my program data & Appdate files?

LIke Adobe, Avg, Apple, Apple Computer, ect... Please help.


You have been denied permission to access this folder.

To gain access to this folder you will need to use the
security tab.

Why i'm getting this message? I'm sorry guys i am not a window guy, Please help
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18 Oct 2012   #13
x BlueRobot

 

Right-Click the program/folder > General tab > Uncheck the Read-Only Attribute

Have you tried a third-party program such CCleaner or Windows Disk Cleanup to clear any of the temporary files?
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18 Oct 2012   #14
Jack King

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Yes Sir, actually i try both but i got still a lot leftover files in Appdate & ProgramData. Also that's
the only reason I'm getting a lot errors in my Window Event Viewer.

I'm not sure if this works but is there any other safe way that i can try to clean my PC?
I mean by clean window and re-install but the problem is i don't have any CD? Please help me
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18 Oct 2012   #15
x BlueRobot

 

If you mean a complete reinstall of Windows 7 then try;

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

After creating your Windows 7 Installation DVD/USB, then you may want to completely clean the hard-drive using the diskpart command with cleanall command.

Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command

Please note all your data will be deleted (including your OS) and can't be recovered.

Hope this helps,

Harry
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18 Oct 2012   #16
Jack King

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Thank you Sir, I'll try that to if works for me.

Okay so if i delete everything it won't effect my computer & window tho?
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18 Oct 2012   #17
x BlueRobot

 

Don't worry about the Diskpart command, just follow;

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Just remember that when reinstall Windows 7, all your programs and data will be deleted, so you may want to transfer your important data onto a different computer or USB drive.

You wanted to have a clean reinstall as stated in post #14.
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18 Oct 2012   #18
Jack King

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

yeah i wanted to clean my whole PC cause all those errors that i am getting i hope it goes away. Thank you. :)
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18 Oct 2012   #19
x BlueRobot

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jack King View Post
yeah i wanted to clean my whole PC cause all those errors that i am getting i hope it goes away. Thank you. :)
Just follow the tutorial, and it will give you a perfect install of Windows 7 (:

The steps are very user-friendly and each link within the steps explains how to do each part.
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18 Oct 2012   #20
Jack King

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

I'm sorry to bother you again but i can't this Window 7 USB/DVD Download Tool Setup.

Error message:

The installer has insufficient privileges to access this directory: C:\Users\jack\appdata\roaming\microsolf\installer\{CCF298AF-9CE1-4B26-B251-486E98A34789}. The installation connot continue. Log on as administrator or contact your system administrator.

I'm the only administrator on my PC but i don't know what's going on here.
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