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How could such a thing survive a reboot?  IE - Can delete folder, reboot, still can't. 0 Datil OP EdT Jan 16, 2012 at 12:18 UTC I don't Oops, sorry - I seem to have touched a raw nerve here. Now make sure to click OK on any remaining open windows so that all dialogs are closed. Browse other questions tagged windows-xp ntfs delete or ask your own question. http://introbuilder.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-folder-access-denied-error.php

Is there a name for the (anti- ) pattern of passing parameters that will only be used several levels deep in the call chain? If I selected a file, waited 5 to 10 seconds it would then rename or delete fine. share|improve this answer answered Jun 1 '10 at 15:36 BloodPhilia 21.4k86091 not an answer :) (ps: you'll get my vote!) –yhw42 Jan 21 '11 at 0:26 @ywh42 Thanks for that - and no apology needed - perhaps I'm a little too sensitive!I should have mentioned that I'd already tried to rename the file via Unlocker, but without success.Folder

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Boot up UBUNTU from CD or USB. Close Task Manager. Without Losing Quality! - Duration: 6:23. This will pop up another dialog where you get the option to change the owner.

  1. To Clear: Delete thumbs.db file (you must show hidden files first) To Disable: Tools -> Folder Options... -> View -> Do not cache thumbnails You may need to reboot after disabling.
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  4. There are more ways to solve this beyond taking ownership.
  5. Right-click on the executable file after unzipping and choose Run as Administrator to run the program.

It should now look a bit different. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Quick & Simple Answer by Coolbreeze62 / February 3, 2013 2:59 AM PST In reply to: "Cannot rename folder:Access is denied". Different use of tenses in Iberian vs South American (and/or Andean) Spanish What is an instant of time? If he renames the folder first and then copies file in all is well although he says he has always done it as described above.       Reply Subscribe View

In that case, you will have to search for software that can help repair corrupt files, though this is a very rare cause of the problem. Process Explorer I'm not that clued up, so may have missed something obvious to others.Hope someone can help. share|improve this answer edited Jan 5 '11 at 21:01 answered Jan 5 '11 at 20:53 Jeff F. 3,95811040 I used the tool Unlocker to verify no handles were open Boot SAFE MODE and try again.

I left them that way to remind me they weren't anything and let them sit there for a couple years until I finally DBANed the disc before sending it off to Using the search feature of Process Explorer, search for the file name. Once you find it, it's just complaining about a permissions error. When I try to delete Local Settings I get this error: When I try to delete Favorites, I get this error: I ran this in a cmd shell: attrib *.* -r

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If there was more than one process in the search box, you will have to repeat the same procedure for each process. Let's get this cleared up fast. File Unlocker If I'm unable to rename or delete a file at a given moment, if I try again it is sometimes successful. Use API version 32.0 or later to retrieve this process Setting expiry date for Sitecore Language cookie In the future, around year 2500, will only one language exist on earth?

share|improve this answer edited Jun 15 '11 at 14:03 Gaff 12.4k113655 answered Jun 1 '10 at 17:07 RussellW 545412 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up this page Sign in 3 Loading... Take Ownership of Files and Folders in Windows Taking ownership is unfortunately quite a process, so it's best to have ample time and patience before attempting this. Will I encounter any problems as a recognizable Jew in India?

C:\1\2\Favorites\Photography\FIRE Same error as above: Here is what Explorer properties shows for both folders: Update #4 (another partial solution): Using harrymc's answer combined with thoroughly reading through this amazing MS-KB article MrJayBusch 490,718 views 5:11 Renaming "con" Folder Secret Error! - Duration: 2:14. Enjoy! http://introbuilder.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-error-log-file.php Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

If they are, it asks for the CD to replace them. Now all that is left is the first directory C:\1\2\Favorites\Wien\What To Do.. (yes I tried endlessly with multiple combinations of the above solution ;) windows-xp ntfs delete share|improve this question edited Sorry about all the troubles and I hope your personal arsenal of tools has found an upgrade here.There are many ways to solve this one but I find it can be

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Please try the request again. by R. October 11th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Software Reviews There are 0 comments, care to add yours? Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Sadly.

Can it be exploited by blockchain analysis? The folder that I can't delete doesn't even have any properties, much less security options. –glenneroo Jan 6 '11 at 3:22 Make sure you add full access and options You can access the contents of the file/folder at this point, but it's best to reset the permissions completely. useful reference Used to remove a directory tree.

by R. Sign in to report inappropriate content. Unticking this box followed by the option to do the same for all folders and subfolders, then using 'Apply' was unsuccessful, as when I tried to rename the folder after doing I had this (access denied)problem where I couldn't rename a folder with the traditional left click or delete certain files!

Why? NO INSTALL NEEDED and it's too much like Windows to stop a Windows user from clicking around to the folder or file to rename it. This feature is not available right now. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: "Pete's Docs:Media" ...