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Can't delete a file - Access is denied to Administrator by jeff
I have an mpeg file on my local hard drive that I cannot delete. My account is an administrator account, running under vista ultimate. When I look at the file properties I see that the ownership is unassigned (unable to display current owner), but when I attempt to take ownership, windows security reports "Unable to set new owner on . Access is denied." Can anyone recommend steps to delete...
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November 3rd 10 07:19 PM
by Mihaela Roata Go to last post
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File Has Properties That Cannot Be Copies by C and A Bredt
I wanted to copy my Favorites to a flash drive to put on another computer. Some of the files showed a message saying: Property Loss The File has properties that cannot be copied to the new location. Are you sure you want to copy the file without its properties? It gave me the choices = Yes, Skip, Cancel. Any idea what's happening? Thanks, CB
April 20th 08 06:35 PM
by C and A Bredt Go to last post
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Unable to delete folder (0x800710FE by JP B
Hi, I'm trying to delete a folder that I "cut and pasted" from a my docs folder (redirected) to another location. I proceeded to get a sync error and when I try to delete this folder I get Error 0x800710FE: This file is currently not available for use on this computer. The file is causing problems with another application. I need to delete it
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May 4th 16 01:20 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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How do I restore my "Pictures" folder? by HXCLOS
I accidentally deleted my "Pictures" folder from my Personal folder. I tried to create a new folder and rename it to "Pictures" and even made a shortcut for it on my "Links" folder but when I go to my start menu, the "Pictures" link does not work. I've tried using TweakVI and TuneUp Utilities but non of them helped to restore it. I also tried copying the "Pictures" folder from the Guest...
April 16th 08 04:54 AM
by Brink Go to last post
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Folder settings by Martin Racette
How can you make Windows remember the folders setting PERMENANTLY Every time that I reboot it lost the size and type of every single folder, and also the top bar is empty except for the NAME option so I have to redo every single folder which take something like 2 hours so that I could be functional again BTW it even lose the view settings for MY COMPUTER window --
July 4th 10 09:35 AM
by Johnx Go to last post
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Any body ever use duplicate file finder? by Richerd Wang
Hello everybody? I just want to know if anybody have ever use a duplicate file finder to manage files? Thanks in advantage. Best wishes. Richerd Wang
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March 29th 13 08:19 AM
by rajara Go to last post
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Could not find this item by Tim
I'm trying to delete a folder that contained a wmv file... I deleted the file and the folder's empty but when I try to remove the folder I get the following error: "Could not find this item... This is no longer located in C:\users.... Verify the item's location and try again." The folder shows up in search and of course it appears where it was originally placed... I did a reboot and...
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February 18th 10 05:08 PM
by gluteus.maximus Go to last post
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how to delete a folder with no name?? by subratalok
i created a folder with no name by renaming a folder to(alt + 0160) but after that i m not able to delete , move or rename that folder...... plzz. suggest how can i delete it????????? i can open the folder and also others items can be moved or copied into that folder....
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May 29th 10 04:27 AM
by karan parbhakar Go to last post
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Search for files with parenthesis in name by Erik Wikström
How do I search for files who's name contains a parenthesis? Entering (2) gives me all files containing 2 (which are a couple of houndred, while there should only be two or three with (2) in the name) since the parentheses have a special meaning when searching. Ive tried to use \ to escape them but no luck. -- Erik Wikström
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September 10th 16 02:18 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Windows cannot find file when clicking on file? by mlsoup
I get the error message when double clicing on misc documents within my folders that says "windows cannot find the specified file, please make sure that you have typed the name correctly and please try again." I can open up any document from within the application itself by going to file/open finding the file and opening it that way. It is extremely random though. It only happens on some...
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May 14th 10 05:59 AM
by OyBouTJ Go to last post
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Problems with Vista backup program by No Name
I've not been able to complete any file backups successfully for about two months. Some of the error messages suggest that I need to tell my antivirus program to stop interfering with accesses to wherever the list of previous backups is stored - but so far I've had no success finding out just where that is. I have found that a program C:\Windows\System32\sdclt.exe seems to be responsible for...
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May 31st 10 01:39 AM
by No Name Go to last post
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Outlook 2007 Data files by Obialor
What is the file extenstion for Outlook 2007 data files. I suspect it is no longer .pst? I tried to import my data files into Outlook 2007 after re-install of RC1 and Ms Office 2007 and could not see where the files are located. Obi
September 10th 06 10:25 PM
by Obialor Go to last post
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The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User Profile cannot be loaded by fymjmheh
FONT size=6I only have one profile then i made another profile and when I turned on the Computer with Windows Vista, it said "The User Profile Service service failed the logon. User Profile cannot be loaded" I tried booting it using "Safe Mode with Command Prompt" and typed in "REGEDIT" TO FIND THE ACCOUNT ... but i didn't found it...
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February 3rd 10 02:16 PM
by l33harp3r Go to last post
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Total File Size in Status Bar of Explorer by ankohler
Is there any way to show the total file size of all files in a specific folder? I am not talking about right click - Properties. In XP the status bar always showed the size of the all files in that folders when NO file was selected... I really miss that behaviour...
September 7th 06 08:45 PM
by ankohler Go to last post
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Where are "Files discarded by Windows upgrade"? by Roof Fiddler
I ran disk cleanup on c: for all users, and under "Files discarded by Windows upgrade", with description "Files from a previous Windows installation. As a precaution, Windows upgrade keeps a copy of any files that were not moved to the new version of Windows and were not identified as Windows system files...", it shows 4.54GB. The only upgrade I've done is from RC1 to RC2. Where are these...
November 28th 06 07:44 AM
by Bob Quinn Go to last post
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Cannot delete file !! Help by akshatm
im working on vista home premium 32bit. i downloaded a flv file which seems to be corrupt. now a cannot delete the file.. i tried deleteing it from the command prompt, tried using the software 'eraser'. i cant even move the file, or rename it or view the file properties. wat shud i do in order to delete it.. any suggestion is welcome. Pls help me ppl !! Thanks.
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April 21st 11 10:47 AM
by fernando liary Go to last post
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Customize folder - Apply to all sub folders does NOT work. by Ab
If I open up windows explorer and go to the folder I keep all my photos in, "D:\1 PICS" and I right click on it and choose properties, then customize, I choose the "Pictures and Videos" template. Then I click the checkbox that says "Also apply this template to all subfolders" Then I hit ok. I open the folder and there I have many different folders containing photos. Now if I open up the...
September 8th 07 12:35 PM
by brink[_836_] Go to last post
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Indexing not working by swsearcy
I am using Vista preloaded on a Dell XP 410. For the most part the system is working well. However, indexing isn't working. Whenever I open Indexing Options from the control panel, it shows that 0 items have been indexed and that "Index is performing maintenance." In this state I cannot force a rebuild of the index. In this state, I can add a new location, but I need to restart the...
February 17th 07 07:49 PM
by swsearcy Go to last post
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MSVCP71.dll by 2-D
When I run some programs, I get an error that I don't have this file. I've tried downloading it, putting it in my system32 folder, and regestering it, but I can't regester it because its a 32bit file, and im running on 64bit. How can I fix this? --
March 26th 08 08:35 PM
by 2-D[_3_] Go to last post
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Deleting Vista Search Folders by pvc[_2_]
I am hoping to find an automated method for deleting the Vista Search Folders. I tried command line scripts to remove the folder (RMDIR or DELTREE), but I'm not having any luck with the search folders. I am able to delete other folders with a script (like this one): Del C:\Myfolder\*.*.* RMDir C:\Myfolder But I cannot delete a Vista Search Folders like this folder;...
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April 3rd 08 05:54 PM
by pvc[_17_] Go to last post
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