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by: rabb14 January 5, 2010 5:15 PM PST

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Cannot delete folder

by rabb14 - 1/5/10 5:15 PM


Two days ago my computer got the all too famous BSOD and refused to even let me run in Safe-mode, so I decided it was high time to finally upgrade to Windows 7. After installing a clean OS and messing around with Windows 7 a bit, I decided to clean up my D: drive (Storage) that I used for unessential programs such as iTunes, Google Chrome, and WinRAR. I left my partitioned C: drive (Local Disk) for my operating system. Then I have E: drive for games.

Now since none of the programs/folders were effected by the reformatted OS, everything is still on the Storage and Game drives but which can't be used. I've managed to delete everything off the E:, but when I try to delete an Adobe folder on D: it says "You'll need to provide administrator permission to delete this folder". But even after I log in as an administrator it says the exact same thing. Now I'm stuck with a folder I can't delete but has absolutely no use and I'm stumped as to how to fix it.

I'm thinking that it has something to do with it being a partitioned drive, and for some reason I think my computer believes it's an external HD (but doesn't think D: is) so I'm worried I did something seriously wrong.

Can someone help me?

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