My take on it is that due to security regs and best practices, MS finally decided that "the" Administrator as the sole and default user really was ill advised like people BUT I had HOPED I could find that someone had written a utility that would just go through a take all the permissions away - or better yet a patch to I have seen malware lock up folders and files so that they could not be accessed or altered. DarkSideMilkNov 2, 2013, 9:24 PM You don't need to reinstall windows or anything super complicated like that. check over here
It turns out the problem is CCleaner - performing a reg clean on Windows 8 causes these problems. Wednesday, January 11, 2012 12:27 PM 0 Sign in to vote Hi Stumbl5r, Does the computer has another OS? What a hassle. Chris THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/2487-no-control-over-windows-folder-admin-7-xp.html
For example: You want to save a text document to the system32 directory but Windows won't let you. Any ideas about this phantom folder? These CP include "advanced system settings" and "remote setings". I didn't want to just reformat it since most of my user files were still there.
Thursday, December 03, 2009 2:37 AM 5 Sign in to vote How to Take Ownership in Windows and access locked files and folders1. Thanks! The Take Ownership permission on an object or the Restore files and directories user right are the minimum requirements to complete this procedure. Can't Delete Folder Windows 10 If answer is yes,the problemshould be caused bythe ownership of those files/folders belongs to the user account on the other OS.
This may tell you what is on your computer. handle C:\Path\To\Folder\You\Are\Trying\To\Delete Example: C:\Windows\system32>handle C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv Handle v3.45 Copyright (C) 1997-2011 Mark Russinovich Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com svchost.exe pid: 1500 type: File 134: C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\config\schema svchost.exe pid: 1500 type: File 1B4: C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\config\schema svchost.exe pid: n3verNov 16, 2013, 12:24 AM Same problem here! http://superuser.com/questions/204909/cant-delete-folder-and-i-am-admin-you-need-permission-to-perform-this-action or am I looking at reinstalling? 51 answers Last reply May 16, 2016 More about delete files folders owner admin tankmehnFeb 20, 2013, 1:08 AM Just an update, I have found
solved My IP address shows myself to be in Japan even though I am in India, What could be the reason for this? Grant Admin Full Control The Bottom Line When Windows says "No" it not only sucks but also conjures morbid memories of HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey. Sharing (characters) is Caring! Simple way to delete Windows or any critical folder is to change the ownership to "Everyone" in the users listed above and then press Shift+Delete.
Conclusion: the safe mode administrator is MORE privileged than the everyday administrator rights account that everybody uses... i got as far as the "one more step" but there is no edit button under permission entries. Need Administrator Permission To Delete File Windows 10 Click "OK" to save changes and wait for Windows 7 to transfer the ownership of all the objects on the partition. 8. You Require Permission From Administrators To Make Changes To This Folder Windows 7 Administrator should also have access to the files as well.
He is probably not in the list of rights as either his ID or as an administrator. http://webgeninfosystems.com/windows-10/access-problems-after-rebuilding-admin-account.html The other reason, which I forgot the mention, is that the few times that I actually use Internet Explorer (to test website development) I view the source. Sunday, June 06, 2010 3:45 PM 0 Sign in to vote I also have the same problem. Artificial Intelligent ? Folder Access Denied Windows 10
I am required to build a PCI-compliant environment. Your loyalty to MS is admirable, but your reasonings leave a lot to be desired, I'm afraid. no need to open regedit, just copy paste the text and save it in notepad as a .reg file. this content I'm the Windows administrator!
I have 2 nephews who went through college with graphic arts majors and heard horror stories weekly about how they were sharing systems because the Apples (PowerMac G4s) kept dying as Windows 10 Failed To Enumerate Objects In The Container We can't copy/delete/edit the folder in question from safe mode, regardless of which user (or administrator) logs on. All users must obey the permissions so if the filesystem doesn't have admin in the permissions then you can't go there.
You can make a full system backup as well, especially if your backup program allows you to mount the backup and pull files from it. Nothing is in there. ;)-Chris[If this post helps to resolve your issue, please click the "Mark as Answer" or "Helpful" button at the top of this message. The UAC implementation in Win7 is plain idiotic. http://webgeninfosystems.com/windows-10/how-do-i-regain-admin-privileges.html Today I also discover another utility - TakeOwnershipPro.
After this try deleting the folder. The TrustedInstaller is a built-in account which installs, modifies and removes Windows updates and components. I recommend that you back up your personal data and locate all of your programs for a possible clean install. Jake, Edited by Jake S Nelson Wednesday, December 12, 2012 3:07 AM Wednesday, December 12, 2012 12:42 AM 0 Sign in to vote Taking ownership is a workaround.
That includes Microsoft's own Process Explorer. QuietxApr 23, 2013, 8:39 AM I was having the same issue. Thanks for the quick reply, it made me come down to earth! Click the Advanced button and click the "Owner" tab.
Rootnx Thanks alot…this article is a life saver… Zoudan Jeez, 3 months and you just solved the problem… best post ever thatguy It doesn't work with all folders as the title Windows has been moving in a direction to incorporate more *nix like concepts as they move away from their DOS orientation, but in the process they have focused on the "general You fixed it, Vonnie, thanx! It's doing my head in.
It may even remove it.If that fails, find a few reputable online scanners and run those. I just wanna say I use the freebie notepad++ with the same file association method as you johngalt. To take control of the folder containing the undeletable create a text file called “delete.bat” and add the following lines to it: SET DIRECTORY_NAME="C:\Locked Directory" TAKEOWN /f %DIRECTORY_NAME% /r /d y I haven't worked at that level in Windows for a long time, but that's how it used to work. –Joe Feb 11 '13 at 19:54 Relevant –Denys Vitali Aug