Can't delete folder

By scr1b3
Aug 10, 2010
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  1. While logged in as administrator, I copied a share folder to my local computer. I've manage to delete all the contents within the folder but can't delete the folder itself. The error I get when I right-click and select delet is :

    Cannot delete: Access is denied. Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the files is not currently in use.

    When I try to delete the folder for command prompt using RD /S I get the error:

    Access is denied

    When I go into properties, there is no SECURITY tab but only GENERAL & CUSTOMIZE. Also the folder attributes are 'read-only' but of course Windows won't let me change that either.

    Can someone show how to delete this folder?

    Thank you
  2. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Posts: 2,048   +8

  3. scr1b3

    scr1b3 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 30

    Thanks, that did the job!!
  4. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Posts: 2,048   +8

    Good to hear that your problem is solved.

    Thanks for letting us know. :)


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