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Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by czly, Mar 23, 2008.

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    czly Guest

    I have been reading the other posts in regards to this problem and they are
    way over my head, I just need to get rid of this problem - some things
    delete just fine, others won't delete and won't move. This is just my home
    computer, I'm not networked with any other computer. I put the items on the
    computer I should be able to remove them!!!! Could someone please provide
    me with a simple easy to understand solution? Thank you......
     
    czly, Mar 23, 2008
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    C.B. Guest

    czly,

    Check out this link. Although it says XP it also applies to Vista.

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421

    Here is another link about how to add "Take Ownership" to your
    right-click context menu.

    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/wind...ership-to-explorer-right-click-menu-in-vista/

    I hope this helps you.

    C.B.
     
    C.B., Mar 23, 2008
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    .Joe Guest

    I'll second the motion for the recommendation for Shawn (Brink). He's
    the resident authority on Vista. If you need additional help just ask.


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    .Joe, Mar 23, 2008
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    czly Guest

    Thanks C.B. it worked great. I still don't understand why Mr. Gates has to
    make things more difficult when he upgrades windows..... Thanks again....
    czly
     
    czly, Mar 25, 2008
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    C.B. Guest

    You're welcome.

    C.B.
     
    C.B., Apr 12, 2008
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    jwg8401 Guest

    I have had the same problem; every now and then a random file or folde
    will refuse to delete, move or rename, and I usually have to reboot m
    computer and everything's fine. I did try the site where you dl th
    "take ownership" file, but it doesn't seem to work! Any othe
    suggestions on how to either stop or avoid this?
     
    jwg8401, Sep 26, 2008
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    Brink Guest

    Hello JWG8401,

    If you have the 32 bit Vista, you can try the free program "Unlocker"
    to see if it can help you delete a stubborn file.

    'UNLOCKER 1.8.7 BY CEDRICK 'NITCH' COLLOMB'
    (http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/)

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn


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    Brink, Sep 26, 2008
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