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Windows 7: Unable of deleting certain folders..

27 Sep 2009   #1
ottosen

VISTA64
 
 
Unable of deleting certain folders..

Hi.

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.. :<


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27 Sep 2009   #2
nate42nd

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 :)
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27 Sep 2009   #3
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Dont change ownership ... Take ownership .. there is a difference between the two..See Brinks tutorial --==> here
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27 Sep 2009   #4
nate42nd

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.
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27 Sep 2009   #5
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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