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Can't delete folder

By Vollezar
Nov 9, 2012
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  1. After I upgraded to Windows 8 Pro (from preview version) I decided to delete folders that upgrade creates during the process. I got rid of them all except for Windows.old folder.
    I just can't get rid of it. Every time I try to it tells me that the folder does not exist. Yet it's right there. Capture.JPG

    I have restarted computer few times since the upgrade. I have tried scanning the folder with anti virus. Tried shredder. Nothing. I can see it but none of the software sees it.
    I wouldn't, normally, worry about it, but this is SecurROM thing and I wouldn't trust those pricks if my life depended on it.
    So is there a way to really get rid of it?
    Thanks.
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,446   +324

    Hmm; you need to use an ADMIN login and take OWNERSHIP of that folder.
    Once ADMIN owns it, it can be deleted.

    I'm on Win/7 still so I can't take you any further, sorry.
     
  3. Vollezar

    Vollezar TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 132

    I'll try that. Thank You.
     


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