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Windows 7: Random folder cant delete

17 Mar 2010   #11
Dixon Butz

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot

Unlocker will delete it. Freeware


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17 Mar 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64

a lot of code went by using the /s switch and i noticed after each line it kept saying Access is Denied.

any ideas?
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18 Mar 2010   #13


ok, the directory you wish to delete has a properties box, can you screen shot the "security" /edit tab for me. I need to see the "edit" portion b/c we need to see if they're "greyed" out. If you can't edit the securities, the permissions are being inherited from a parent directory.

We can remove that inheritance but we need to see where it's coming from first.
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18 Mar 2010   #14

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cclloyd9785 View Post
a lot of code went by using the /s switch and i noticed after each line it kept saying Access is Denied.

any ideas?

Delete it from safe mode.
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18 Mar 2010   #15

Windows 7 Professional x64

Have you seen this post yet? Folder won't Delete - ARGH
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28 Feb 2011   #16

Win7 Ent, Ultimate,Pro, Home P, Starter both x64 and x32 et al

You have a WIM mounted with DISM.
At an administrative command line type the following:

dism /unmount-wim /mountdir:%temp%\rt_mount /discard

You are GOOD!
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