I am the only user of my computer and only account on it, so I am the Administrator. Brand new. Login to post comments Windows 7 Pro to Windows XP Pro Wed, 2010-08-04 06:27 by Tech Exec Hi All, Similar problems here. The final command should look as follows: C:\Documents and Settings\Your User Name\My Documents>del unwantedfile.exe 13 Delete a folder. his comment is here
I love XP, but I am going to have to upgrade some time in my life. Instead, you should first copy (or "upload") the pictures from the camera to your PC.2. (Store them in a location such as your "My Pictures" folder.)3. Type "rmdir/sabcdef~1.xyz", replacing the example name abcdef~1.xyz with your actual folder name. Popular options include Process Explorer, LockHunter, and Unlocker or Lock-UnMatic and Mac OS File Unlocker for Mac.
Oh, have you bothered to scan that empty folder with your virus scanner? Login to post comments Embedded colon in file name Sat, 2009-05-09 23:37 by escherplex Amazing ... H E L P 2 months ago, i put a new hd into my pc... Of course, you want to make sure, if you have any other important files or folders within either folder, that they are saved in another location first.
Can't Delete Empty Folder In Windows Xp Started by lilac , Feb 08 2008 06:17 AM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply 23 replies to tho he did manage to change the ownership of the offending folders to whatever account he was using... Create an account EXPLORE Community DashboardRandom ArticleAbout UsCategoriesRecent Changes HELP US Write an ArticleRequest a New ArticleAnswer a RequestMore Ideas... Make Sure The Disk Is Not Full Or Write Protected Server 2003 In the Command Prompt window, enter cd My Documents after Your User Name. 11 Delete your file.
If the problem file and its folder, we'll call (A), is within another folder, we'll call (B), try to delete the folder (B) along with any troublesome contents. access denied ..etc I AM logged into an admin account, so i should be able to delete these stupid folders. Click Advanced, and then click the Owner tab. This link will tell you how to boot up into Safe Mode (among many other things):http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3164342.
We're just troubleshooting here, which temporarily requires Safe Mode.).- **Do not** use the "Safe Mode with Command Prompt" option. Cannot Copy Access Is Denied Windows Xp This might work. I had already scanned for a virus, and with SpyBot, but had omitted to look for hidden files. However, I have had near 100% success rate in doing a cut/paste on the offending files and/or folders, from their current location to the root level, (such as C:\).
From there, I managed to rd the folder itself from my desktop. Edited by D_Vincent, 08 February 2008 - 11:08 AM. Make Sure The Disk Is Not Full Or Write-protected Xp Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. How To Delete Access Denied Folder Using Cmd For example, "del unwanted file.exe." 12 Use the DEL command to delete the offending file in Command Prompt window.
EditRelated wikiHows How to Delete a File Using Command Prompt How to Delete Files That Cannot Be Deleted How to Open ISO Files How to Delete a File in Microsoft Windows RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP (Solved) - Cannot delete filename: Access is denied. (5 Login to post comments If all else fails Wed, 2009-07-29 03:59 by the_kut How I got this forum is interesting: while trying to convert my C: drive from FAT32 to NTFS MRFSMar 2, 2009, 6:04 AM In Command Prompt (aka DOS Window):attrib *.* attrib /? Error Deleting File Or Folder Windows Xp
Killing the process and sometimes restarting explorer.exe would solve it. How old is your hd? But the most convenient method is still a tool like Unlocker, which essentially does all this behind the scenes and without you having to worry about anything. weblink Back to top #6 snakedoctor snakedoctor Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:40 AM Posted 08 February 2008 - 09:49 AM Hi lilac this is what i use when i get
Please try again later. Rd /s /q Access Denied Booting into safe mode by pressing the F8 key while booting up may 'break' this connection and allow you to delete the folder normally.Worth a try. This can be used by a novice user with no computer knowledge, so it could be a problem if they delete the system directory as there is no going back once
Sign in 2 Loading... click on "advanced".. Boot with another operating system. Windows Delete File Access Denied Administrator For example, "del unwanted file.exe." 12 Use the DEL command to delete the offending file in Command Prompt window.
Roxio installed Unbuntu on a CDRW. Your desktop will go blank, except for the windows already open. You will need to relocate this later when forcibly deleting it in the Command Prompt. 4 Open a Command Prompt window. Type in the name of the batch file.
I've granted every permission possible. Login to post comments The first thing I did was Mon, 2010-03-08 14:27 by Cindy62707 The first thing I did was make sure I was the owner and had full rights Back to top #8 D_Vincent D_Vincent Members 60 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:40 AM Posted 08 February 2008 - 11:06 AM Not to get off topic however I just read this Up next Access is Denied error message when you try to open a folder 2-2 - Duration: 8:04.
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Has anybody else seen this before? TECHNICIAN. ***************************** @audio1484: FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR "TAKING OWNERSHIP" OF FILES AT YOUR OWN RISK. ********* DO NOT **EVER** DO THIS TO YOUR C:\ DRIVE OR ANY SYSTEM-CRITICAL FILES.ONLY PERFORM THIS Go to the Tools menu --> Folder Options2. Thanks!
Best Regards Pangaea Ps. The first line of each pair is the current file or folder path and name with \??\ in front of it. This command should delete a folder with all its subfolders. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices About MeConfigure the AD FS Servers in an Internal Load-Balanced Set in Windows Azure for Office365 Single Sign-OnExchange 2010 Database availability group
Methods 11 to 14 should also work on hidden and system files, but yours is simpler and faster. I've tried taking ownership. Several functions may not work. This method shortens the virtual path.
Tips For more information on DOS Commands, type HELP in Command Prompt window or you can search over Internet. launch task manager > under processes, find explorer.exe > select it and hit end process .... If this is not the case, there are free third-part applications and simple command line tools you can use in order to forcibly delete a file or folder.