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Windows 7: remove file but need permission

20 Jan 2010   #1
kaschiro

win 7
 
 
remove file but need permission

I downloaded the virtual xp and installed it on my pc and the cpu could not handle it....so I tried to unistall it and no go....I went to system restore and tried to uninstall it there and was some what successful, but I went to the program file and there it was all 1.8gig of it....I tried to delete it from the hd and I got this message " need permission from system to make changes"..ok I really do not need this program as everything works, so I want to remove the file into cyberspace as it is taking up valuable disk space...how do I get rid of it easily!!...I want it gone!!
Kas


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20 Jan 2010   #2
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kaschiro View Post
I downloaded the virtual xp and installed it on my pc and the cpu could not handle it....so I tried to unistall it and no go....I went to system restore and tried to uninstall it there and was some what successful, but I went to the program file and there it was all 1.8gig of it....I tried to delete it from the hd and I got this message " need permission from system to make changes"..ok I really do not need this program as everything works, so I want to remove the file into cyberspace as it is taking up valuable disk space...how do I get rid of it easily!!...I want it gone!!
Kas
Right click the folder in question>properties>Security>Click on your user group>Edit>Tick all the boxes.

If you cannot tick the boxes download this
Take Ownership Shortcut

Then right click the file>Take Ownership

Repeat the first process.

Dan
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21 Jan 2010   #3
kaschiro

win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kaschiro View Post
I downloaded the virtual xp and installed it on my pc and the cpu could not handle it....so I tried to unistall it and no go....I went to system restore and tried to uninstall it there and was some what successful, but I went to the program file and there it was all 1.8gig of it....I tried to delete it from the hd and I got this message " need permission from system to make changes"..ok I really do not need this program as everything works, so I want to remove the file into cyberspace as it is taking up valuable disk space...how do I get rid of it easily!!...I want it gone!!
Kas
Right click the folder in question>properties>Security>Click on your user group>Edit>Tick all the boxes.

If you cannot tick the boxes download this
Take Ownership Shortcut

Then right click the file>Take Ownership

Repeat the first process.

Dan
Thanks for your time....it did not work...I could not take ownership no matter what I did...is there an other way??
Kas
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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21 Jan 2010   #4
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kaschiro View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kaschiro View Post
I downloaded the virtual xp and installed it on my pc and the cpu could not handle it....so I tried to unistall it and no go....I went to system restore and tried to uninstall it there and was some what successful, but I went to the program file and there it was all 1.8gig of it....I tried to delete it from the hd and I got this message " need permission from system to make changes"..ok I really do not need this program as everything works, so I want to remove the file into cyberspace as it is taking up valuable disk space...how do I get rid of it easily!!...I want it gone!!
Kas
Right click the folder in question>properties>Security>Click on your user group>Edit>Tick all the boxes.

If you cannot tick the boxes download this
Take Ownership Shortcut

Then right click the file>Take Ownership

Repeat the first process.

Dan
Thanks for your time....it did not work...I could not take ownership no matter what I did...is there an other way??
Kas
Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums
The manual way
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