I understand this,but i have have tried to change the security settings on
certain files but still i cannot delete them.Is there any way of having total
control of files as i convert a lot of video files and once converted i
always delete the original file.
"Dennis Pack" wrote:
> When you are running "Disk Cleanup", you are running as an
> administrator. The administrator has rights to delete. Where the confusion
> starts is that with XP by default everybody was running as an administrator
> at all times, but with Vista you are a user with administrative rights or a
> standard user and you are prompted when an administrator is needed. Try not
> to use all caps, it causes less flaming.
> Dennis Pack
> XP x64, Vista Enterprise x64
> "garbea01" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > IT IS MY PC I AM THE ONLY USER SO I SHOULD HAVE THE OPTION.I HAD TO
> > REINSTALL
> > VISTA TWICE SINCE IVE HAD IT.I T WOULD NOT LET ME DELETE THE TWO WINDOWS
> > OLD
> > FOLDERS CONTAINING ABOUT 16 GIG WORTH OF DATA.I CHANGED THE SECURITY
> > SETTINGS
> > TO ALLOW FULL ACCESS IT STILL WOULD NOT LET ME DELETE THE COMPLETE
> > FOLDERS,I
> > HAD TO DELETE FILES INDIVIDUALLY.BUT THEN I USED DISK CLEANUP AND IT
> > DELETED
> > EVERYTHING WITHOUT FILE SECURITY WARNINGS WHY?
> > "Richard Urban" wrote:
> >> Yes. File security IS a good thing. There are not many computers these
> >> days
> >> that are NOT used by more than one person. If each person has their own
> >> account, their files are kept separate from yours. You are not the only
> >> one
> >> using a computer. The system has been designed for what the majority of
> >> users do with their computers.
> >> Try to delete the file through the program that created the file. It is
> >> likely "that" program that has the file locked.
> >> --
> >> Regards,
> >> Richard Urban MVP
> >> Microsoft Windows Shell/User
> >> "garbea01" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> >> news:AB2A4119-3789-445A-964E-16377E205F17@microsoft.com...
> >> >i am sure somebody thought file security was a good idea.but i dont.HOW
> >> >CAN
> >> >I
> >> > TURN THIS OPTION OFF.I CREATED A VIEO FILE FOUND OUT IT WAS OUT OF SYNC
> >> > TRIED
> >> > TO DELETE IT AND COUNDNT.IF I HADNT PAID SO MUCH FOR THIS VISTS I WOULD
> >> > DELETE IT AND GO BACK TO XP.