Deleting files and folders

Discussion in 'General Technical' started by nctarheel, Jul 28, 2006.

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    nctarheel

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    Have cleaned my copy of Vista beta 2 (5384) up, and want to delete the "windows.old folder on my C: drive (over 128 GB!!) but everytime I try I get the following dialog:

    "you need to provide administrators credentials to delete this folder Windows.old.000"

    I am listed in my user profile as administrator. I have also tried setting my privliges to allow me "full access", still no luck. Can anyone help with detailed info and how I can get full access to delete this (and any other folder)?

    nctarheel
     
    nctarheel, Jul 28, 2006
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    RemyH

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    Windows Vista set up special user access.

    You just need to "allow" your user to control the folder.
     
    RemyH, Aug 24, 2006
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