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Permission to delete files

  1. #1


    gjc228 Guest

    Permission to delete files

    I am the only user of the machine running Vista Home Premium. I do not use an
    Administrator password.

    I want to delete a folder but I keep getting a message that I need permission.

    Also typing controluserpasswords2 into search does not get me anywhere to
    even check on what accounts are set up on the machine (possibly by the
    manufacturer).

    How can I resolve this?

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  2. #2


    Michael Walraven Guest

    Re: Permission to delete files

    1
    might help if you disclosed the path/folder your are trying to delete.

    2
    that is
    control userpasswords2
    note space

    Michael
    Vista Home premium

    "gjc228" <gjc228@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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    > I am the only user of the machine running Vista Home Premium. I do not use
    > an
    > Administrator password.
    >
    > I want to delete a folder but I keep getting a message that I need
    > permission.
    >
    > Also typing controluserpasswords2 into search does not get me anywhere to
    > even check on what accounts are set up on the machine (possibly by the
    > manufacturer).
    >
    > How can I resolve this?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Re: Permission to delete files

    Quote Originally Posted by gjc228 View Post
    I am the only user of the machine running Vista Home Premium. I do not use an
    Administrator password.

    I want to delete a folder but I keep getting a message that I need permission.

    Also typing controluserpasswords2 into search does not get me anywhere to
    even check on what accounts are set up on the machine (possibly by the
    manufacturer).

    How can I resolve this?
    Hi gjc228,

    You may need to take Ownership of the file first before you can delete it. Method Two in this tutorial will show you how. Be sure to read the NOTE at the top for additional information.

    Take Ownership of file

    Shawn

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