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Windows 7: Unable of deleting certain folders..

27 Sep 2009   #1

Unable of deleting certain folders..


I currently have windows 7 installed on my SSD. I also have a storage drive, on which an old installation of windows is on.

I want to delete these folders, but the system wont allow me.

I've tried changing the ownership, and then give the different users the right to modify the folder, but it didn't help. I still get a "need permission" pop-up.

I also tried writing rmdir /s /q in the cmd prompt, which I ran as administrator, but still didn't help.

What on earth do I do? It's so lame that Microsoft decides what I do.. :<

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Sep 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

Probably take ownership of the file or folder. There's a tutorial on it I'm sure.

Brink makes one for everything :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Sep 2009   #3

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Dont change ownership ... Take ownership .. there is a difference between the two..See Brinks tutorial --==> here
My System SpecsSystem Spec

27 Sep 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64

That's Mr GRiM's tutorial on how to make a shortcut. I cannot find the original on how to simply take ownership. I know it's here somewhere.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Sep 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

My System SpecsSystem Spec

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