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I need admin permission to delete/move file (but I'm both admin/owner)

Q: I need admin permission to delete/move file (but I'm both admin/owner)

Hi,
I'm new to Windows 7.

I'm still trying to master the file permissions.. I need some help and I'd appreciate it if someone could help me out.

I have a folder with mp3s (created with my old Windows XP system). I've included this mp3s folder in the "my music" library and then I inspected the folder and took ownership of it together with everything it contains (following instructions I found on the Net).

Nevertheless, when I'm trying to delete or move a file I get the message that I need to provide administrator permission! But I thought I am both administrator and owner...

Also, when listen to the songs with WinAmp, it seems I cannon save any song data. I get: Cannot save metadata: Error opening file.

I suppose, it's an aspect of the very same problem.

What am I missing?

thanx.

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A: I need admin permission to delete/move file (but I'm both admin/owner)

Take a look on the properties of the folder see if you have an unblock button . If you do click on it .

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/file-recovery.168390/
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A:Particular MKV file lags?

What software are you playing it with? Try Media Player Classic Home Cinema.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/particular-mkv-file-lags.168934/
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A:Error copying file or folder

Maybe the WD essential storage device is failing or needs a formatting restore
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/error-copying-file-or-folder.165218/
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A:Move HDD from Sony Viao desktop to AMD can it be done?

You have the choice of either try booting from a recovery CD (like Knoppix) or removing the drive and connecting it to a different computer to try copy/recovering the files

See How to recover your folders/files when Windows won?t boot
 

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A:Satellite A65-S126. File ntkrnp.exe could not be loaded. Error code is 7

See this link:
http://www.computer-adviser.com/error-code-7.html
 

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or I can say I can't do anything till the welcome screen comes so I cant log in safe mode etc.
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A:I want to delete my only one partition

You need to go into the bios at startup and set the CD drive to 1st in the boot order, then insert your OS disc and reboot, follow the prompts to format and install.
 

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A:Unknown file system on internal laptop HDD

delete the partition(s), define new one(s) and then format

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A:Not another 5870 thread! (new owner, need clarification)

The problem is most likely the 2D (normal desktop 157MHz/300MHz) clocks set too low to drive two/three screens.

If you are using Catalyst Control Centre, click on the "ATI Overdrive" tab and uncheck "Enable ATI Overdrive" - this of course means no overclocking unless you use a third party utility such as MSI Afterburner -You may also need to create two seperate profiles for this ( 2D and 3D).
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A:File sync over network to SDHC card

On the machine with the card, if you open My Computer, how does the SDHC card appear
or does it show up at all?
 

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A:Building a file server - bit of a rush

What's the price range for this server?
I would suggest just ordering a Dell. You'll get great support and a pre-build system.
 

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A:File sharing won't enable

what are your specs? go to the properties of your network adapter and see if it has file and printer sharing for microsoft networks enabled.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/file-sharing-wont-enable.154892/
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A:No file sharing after modem replacement

see this thread, post #5
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/no-file-sharing-after-modem-replacement.154509/
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A:Create a batch file to remove network activity

any help putting this code together for me. windows 7
 

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A:Error message 'the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable'

Are you able to read anything on the drive? Have you tried running checkdisk or scandisk in repair mode on the drive?

The fact is, drives fail. A backup is simply supposed to be a second copy of your important data, not the only place you store your data.
 

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A:Can't delete folder

Have you tried Unlocker ?

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A:File sharing over Linksys router. How to disable?

lol

stop surfing the porn sites and you have nothing to worry about, your dad seems to know heaps more about pc's etc and anything you do he will undo.

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A:Burn 8GB ISO file to 4GB disc?

jalba said:





How can i burn an 8gb .iso file onto a 4gb dvd disc?Click to expand...

Even with over-burn you still won't get it to work right. You need to buy the DL (dual layer DVD disc which handles 8.5GB. Regular DVD holds 4.7GB. Does your DVD player support DL?
 

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A:CDfs? need file format to play in my car

If your car doesn't support MP3 or WMA formats, convert the files to .WAV first and then burn as an audio CD.
 

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A:PC will not start after move to Canada

I Think You Meant to Say........

"PC will not start after move to Canada........EY...:rolleyes:

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A:How to delete orphan files?

Chkdsk usually usually fixes the errors and place damaged files in a hidden folder, in root of bootable partition.

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A:US to UK Move

Ghostrocket said:





Hi all

just wanted to know if a PC bought in US and was running on 110, if i flick the switch to 240 on the back of the pc's power supply buy a UK kettle/mains lead will it work ?

I didnt know if the mobo, gfx card etc were all the same and its just the voltage thats an issue

Hope that makes senseClick to expand...

HUH? Desktop or minitowers that have the 110/240 switch will allow that system to be used in North America (using the 110) or the UK (using the 240). You only need the right power cord or cord adaptor to fit the wall socket
 

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hi,
I asked for the same problem in this forum but my threat was deleted with the suggestion to read the Forum FAQs.
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