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need authorization to delete files?

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    Btfa Guest

    need authorization to delete files?

    hi,
    when i want to delete some files on my computer, a message tell me that i
    need an authorization to do that. but i'm administrator! and the rights of
    the file i want to delete authorizes administrator to delete them (of course).
    can someone help me?

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    Re: need authorization to delete files?

    Quote Originally Posted by Btfa View Post
    hi,
    when i want to delete some files on my computer, a message tell me that i
    need an authorization to do that. but i'm administrator! and the rights of
    the file i want to delete authorizes administrator to delete them (of course).
    can someone help me?
    Hi Btfa,

    Depending on the files, you will most likely need to take Ownership of them first, then try to delete them. This will show you how.

    Take Ownership of file

    Shawn

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