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Windows 7: Deleted user account, cannot remove files

03 Jan 2017   #1
Sponge

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Deleted user account, cannot remove files

I deleted a user account I was using for testing and decided to keep the files, now there is a folder permanently stuck in my desktop which I cannot remove.



Please help.


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03 Jan 2017   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

Use takeownership then remove it Take Ownership Shortcut
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04 Jan 2017   #3
Sponge

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Thank you.
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04 Jan 2017   #4
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

If for some reason Samuria's great idea is not accepted by the computer or Windows; create a Puppy Linux usb or dvd boot, and use its file manager to delete that pesky folder.
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