Agree with Bob
by MarkFlax - 3/5/12 12:30 PM
In Reply to: I'm Sorry by John Razic
When all else within the OS fails, your next option is to try and delete the folder and files from outside the OS. It would have been easier with Win 95/98/ME which all had DOS installed as well as Windows, but from XP onwards DOS was removed and what you get now is a DOS emulator in the Command Prompt. But that is still governed by Windows permissions.
That means using another Operating System and nowadays that is much simpler to do that it was. Linux is an alternative OS used by many around the world and one of the great things about Linux is that it offers a version of its OS, called Ubuntu, on a CD. The OS is wholly installed on the CD and all you have to do is insert the CD into the drive, boot up, and Ubuntu will load without affecting anything on the original OS. When fully loaded into memory you can use Ubuntu's file manager, (it does much the same as Windows Explorer), to locate and delete the folder you are trying to remove. Because Windows is not operative at the time, there will be no permissions issues.
You have to set it up of course but all that means is Google search for Ubuntu Live CD, download the iso file, burn it to a CD as an ISO, then boot up from it.
See if that does it for you.
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