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Trying to delete files and getting Access Denied

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February 11, 2012 8:59:42 PM

my computer keeps saying that i dont have permission to perform this action. It also says you require permission from john-pc?john to make changes to this folder.

When i right click the folder i want to delete and click proprties it says read only i changed it so it gave me access but it goes back to read only when i click ok.

When i click on the Security tab and go down to the permissions for system it says i have no access to any folder in the folder that i want to delete. when i change the permissions they switch back whin i click apply.


Please Help John Hendrickson :cry: 
February 11, 2012 9:39:27 PM

Its telling you you need Administrator permissionto delete those files. john-pc is the default admin name when the pc was built and the OS set up. Are you logged into the john-pc account and if not you need to set up the account you are on so it has admin priviliges.
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February 12, 2012 2:29:42 AM

QuietPC said:
Its telling you you need Administrator permissionto delete those files. john-pc is the default admin name when the pc was built and the OS set up. Are you logged into the john-pc account and if not you need to set up the account you are on so it has admin priviliges.



I had admin privilages the computer has just been acting very strange for the past few weeks now. I had to delete the account and make a new one the problem with the pc is that it's a Emachines. the last problem was that before this one was that the computer was tellin me that it was corupted and i shut it down for a few hours and turned it back on and everything was fine. Now it's just having a meltdown. like i said it has been acting very strange.

Thanks for your help
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February 12, 2012 3:35:19 AM

Check for Malware and viruses first.
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February 12, 2012 12:22:19 PM

alyoshka said:
Check for Malware and viruses first.



I did a scan and it turned up nothing i use microsoft securty essentials
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February 12, 2012 2:15:30 PM

Try Spybot Search and destroy.... let's see if it comes up with anything.
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February 13, 2012 7:31:23 PM

alyoshka said:
Try Spybot Search and destroy.... let's see if it comes up with anything.


Came up with 2 items but when i clicked fix all it say's im not a admin and i am
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February 13, 2012 10:54:03 PM

Right-click on Spybot and run it as Administrator and try....
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March 2, 2012 2:25:06 PM

Saying it once is sufficient enough.
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March 10, 2012 12:19:43 AM

It's finally working peace of crap Emachines
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March 10, 2012 12:28:23 AM

My computer has another problem if anyone is able to help me please do. The original mouse and keybord do not work when i connect them to my pc they turn on but nothing happens. The mouse turns on and stays lit up but the cursur does not move. The keybord turns on and shuts back off and when i press buttons on it it does nothing. I could go and press caps lock and it wont even light up please help
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March 10, 2012 1:08:40 AM

remove them, turn Pc off, turn Pc on again, once desktop is up, plug one of them in, windows should start looking for drivers or install automatically, repeat for other peripheral
Moto
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March 10, 2012 2:33:23 AM

What mouse and keyboard are they? USB?
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March 10, 2012 3:18:46 AM

alyoshka said:
What mouse and keyboard are they? USB?



No ps2 there not usb iv been using usb because the original mouse and keybord dont work
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March 10, 2012 3:22:13 AM

Motopsychojdn said:
remove them, turn Pc off, turn Pc on again, once desktop is up, plug one of them in, windows should start looking for drivers or install automatically, repeat for other peripheral
Moto


Iv tried that I think the ps2 ports may be fried
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March 10, 2012 5:59:07 AM

Do you have/ can you borrow any Ps2>usb adaptors?
that would iron out the periph's being at fault,
and if you could borrow another Ps2 mouse/K.Bd to check your sockets it would help to identify whats actually at fault here :) 
Moto
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March 10, 2012 6:16:47 AM

Motopsychojdn said:
Do you have/ can you borrow any Ps2>usb adaptors?
that would iron out the periph's being at fault,
and if you could borrow another Ps2 mouse/K.Bd to check your sockets it would help to identify whats actually at fault here :) 
Moto



I think i figured it out i shut the pc down and unpluged the mouse and keyboard and when i turned it back on i let it load and plugged them back in and there working now oh before i let it turn all the way back on it hit delete and let the setup come up. Kinda weird that there working now. Before all this i had to use everything usb. But whenever i would plug in the mouse and keyboard they would light up and shut back off so i knew it had to be something with the pc itself. I got them working for the first time since i bought the system. :lol: 
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March 10, 2012 10:00:28 AM

So my original advice worked? :) 
glad you're sorted man, enjoy your Rig
Moto
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March 10, 2012 10:50:36 AM

Motopsychojdn said:
So my original advice worked? :) 
glad you're sorted man, enjoy your Rig
Moto


Thanks
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March 10, 2012 10:51:17 AM

Best answer selected by jhlucario.
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March 10, 2012 12:07:33 PM

Thank you for B.A. man,
Moto
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