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Why did I get this error & how to solve it?

I took out an executable file from a folder that I unzipped and thought that I could delete the folder. The error reads:

Destination Folder Access Denied
You need permission to perform this action
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  1. Maybe you are the administrator of the PC, so, skip till "How to take ownership of a folder"

    http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb%3Ben-us%3B308421&x=12&y=11
  2. No, that wasn't it.
  3. Best answer
    Evict it with unlocker (X86 / 32bit only):

    http://www.filehippo.com/download_unlocker/

    The unlocker option will appear in your right click context menu.

    Did the squatter bring in nasty friends? The folder didn't contain a crack or modified .exe for a paid for application?

    If so you may want to run a free antimalware app such as Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware:

    http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php

    just to be sure there is nothing lurking there that shouldn't be.
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