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Windows 7: Can't delete files even in built-in Administrator

06 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7
Can't delete files even in built-in Administrator

my problem is that once i'm running the administrator account, i still don't have access to delete files. is there any way around this?

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07 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by silentwalkaway View Post
my problem is that once i'm running the administrator account, i still don't have access to delete files. is there any way around this?
usually the way it works with certain files are that you need to take ownership before you are able to access and manipulate the file (in your case delete)

Take Ownership Shortcut
right-click the files and/or folders in question and there should be a take ownership....
after doing that you should be able to delete the file/s in question...
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