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Old 11-24-09, 10:30 AM   #8
dreavus
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Default Re: Can't delete folders

Quote:
Originally Posted by Q View Post
1. Take ownership (NTFS) of directories.
2. Give your user full control under NTFS.
3. Try to delete
4. Restart computer and try to delete again.

When I was tryig to do this on my own thats some of thie things I got. I think I need to do step 2 but not sure how.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ViN86 View Post
Use command prompt. Right click on command prompt and run as administrator. Then type the following (hit return after each entry):

Code:
D:
rmdir Users
rmdir "Program Files"
rmdir Windows
After, type dir to make sure they've been deleted. If they've been deleted, they won't be listed.

Usually, command prompt as Admin will override everything.
Code:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7100]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>D:

D:\>rmdir Users
Access is denied.

D:\>
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