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Windows 7: Even the Administrator account can't delete this folder...

31 Oct 2012   #11

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1

That power user is really quick!Properties,security tab,click on each group,i'm outta here...

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31 Oct 2012   #12

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

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To take ownership give yourself permission and look at Post #6 of this thread will tell you how to do it Basic Networking Information

Or try Download Unlocker 1.9.1 -

Or download a linux .iso and burn it to cd and boot from it (do not install it) run as a live cd and then navigate to the windows partition find the folder and delete it.

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31 Oct 2012   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I have all permissions and none are denied, It says it is "Read-only" and won't let me change it
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31 Oct 2012   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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01 Nov 2012   #15

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I booted into safe mode, deleted the folder there, booted normally and was able to successfully delete the folder there as well. Thanks for all the help guys! I'll know what to do if this ever happens again!
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01 Nov 2012   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Glad you got that folder deleted.
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 Even the Administrator account can't delete this folder...

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