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Cant delete folder, But I have ownership and full control

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February 25, 2013 12:23:14 PM

I was messing around with images on my notebook trying to prepare one for my desktop coming in and I used gimagex to temporarily mount (just saved files to the desktop) the image but I closed out before unmounting it. Now I cant delete them. I have taken ownership and allowed full control. But I still get Access is denied, please get permissions from MyPCname/Me. Since I am the only user other than admin on my pc I still do not know what to do. Its 17GB just sitting on the desktop :( 
February 25, 2013 12:37:59 PM

I was looking around and found that too. I will def try when I get home. Thanks! :D 
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February 25, 2013 6:32:35 PM

I tried all the post above and I still cannot delete the folder. Even when I am on the admin account I get you need permission from mypc/myuser. I am admin ishould not need any permission from anyone!
February 25, 2013 6:47:26 PM

You can boot from a Linux LiveCD and try to delete the files/folder
a b * Windows 8
February 25, 2013 6:48:50 PM

you did not do it right, did you follow step one. show me a pic that you have followed step one a pic of your login will do.


the one on the left is the admin of this pc and users
the one on the right is admin of the current user only
I need to see concrete proof you did follow my method before I say this did not work.
you can only use admin gomer by login for rights to all users


this pic will show the difference of permissions

February 25, 2013 6:50:24 PM

remusrigo said:
You can boot from a Linux LiveCD and try to delete the files/folder


Thats a good idea. Downloading ubuntu now. Also do you think hirens boot cd or winpe would work?
a b * Windows 8
February 25, 2013 6:56:39 PM

monkey10120 said:
Thats a good idea. Downloading ubuntu now. Also do you think hirens boot cd or winpe would work?

when you try to delete does it say file in use please close the file and try again
or does it say you do not have permission

You could always put your win 8 cd or *** f8 at boot up and boot into C: prompt
February 25, 2013 7:09:56 PM

gomerpile said:
when you try to delete does it say file in use please close the file and try againsor does it say you do not have permission

You could always put your win 8 cd or *** f8 at boot up and boot into C: prompt


Nope it says I need permissions from my main user account. Also I will send some screen shots or all the steps I go through when I get home. If I use cmd I would just use the del or deltree command correct?
February 25, 2013 7:46:10 PM

monkey10120 said:
Nope it says I need permissions from my main user account. Also I will send some screen shots or all the steps I go through when I get home. If I use cmd I would just use the del or deltree command correct?


If you give me the name of your folder I'll write a C# application or Powershell Script that will delete the folder by invoking the System User
a b * Windows 8
February 25, 2013 8:08:40 PM

DEL [drive:][path]filename

cd blowme
del /a (use if in blowme directory)will delete all files in directory
cd
rd blowme this will remove the folder but you cant be in the blowme folder to use rd
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