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Old 05-22-2006, 05:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a folder that i really want to get rid of it from my comp , but when i try to delete it , it popped up a warning say Cannot Delete :Access denied. -> Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and the file is not currently in use . I'm sure that i'm not using it coz i just start up my comp and i sure it's not a system folder or files that i'm not recommended to delete,
can u help me guys

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Old 05-22-2006, 05:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Set the ownership of the folder to you.

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Old 05-22-2006, 05:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Maybe safe mode as admin and delete it there.
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Old 05-22-2006, 07:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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or delete it in safe mode
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Old 05-22-2006, 09:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
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You could try this app. It is a force delete app. That might do it for you.
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Old 05-22-2006, 09:17 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I had the same problem before. Sometimes, it could be that the folder concerned had been set to "Read-only". Therefore, you were not permitted to delete it. Try:
1. Right-click on the folder
2. Click "Properties"
3. Uncheck "Read-only"
4. Click OK then reboot your pc

Hope it helps

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