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Re: Get a access denied trying to change the attribute with attrib.

 
 
Mihaela Roata
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      3rd Nov 2010
Hy. I runned into that damn problem too. And after days of searching I finally found this software: Long Path Tool.
It's GREAT. You can find it here: http://www.longpathtool.com/
Regards.

> On Saturday, August 04, 2007 11:24 AM jef wrote:


> 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 [filename]. Access is denied."
>
> Can anyone recommend steps to delete this file?



>> On Saturday, August 04, 2007 11:46 AM dean-dean wrote:


>> Try this. Right-click Command Prompt, and choose Run as Administrator.
>> Type the following command, and then press
>> ENTER:
>>
>> takeown /f Path_And_File_Name
>>
>> For example, type:
>> takeown /f C:\Users\You\Downloads\unwanted.mp3
>>
>> Type the following command, and then press ENTER to grant
>> administrators full access to the file:
>>
>> icacls Path_And_File_Name /GRANT ADMINISTRATORS:F
>>
>> For example, type:
>> icacls C:\Users\You\Downloads\unwanted.mp3 /grant administrators:F
>>
>> Then try to delete unwanted.mp3.
>>
>> If that doesn't work, try to delete the file in Safe Mode.
>>
>> "jeff" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...



>>> On Saturday, August 04, 2007 12:11 PM Njetspam wrote:


>>> jeff wrote:
>>> Played the mpeg with vista mediaplayer ? take and install vlc-player
>>> do not use mediaplayer it kinda sucks



>>>> On Saturday, August 04, 2007 12:14 PM Richard Urban wrote:


>>>> I ran into a 3 gig file just yesterday that was seemingly impossible to
>>>> delete. I tried everything.
>>>>
>>>> I then ran chkdsk g: /f (fix option) on the partition. I was then able to
>>>> delete the file (it had apparently become corrupted).
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>> Richard Urban
>>>> Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User
>>>> (For email, remove the obvious from my address)
>>>>
>>>> "jeff" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>>>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...



>>>>> On Thursday, March 27, 2008 4:32 PM gdoran wrote:


>>>>> What can you do if takeown is getting 'access denied" when trying to
>>>>> take ownership?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> gdoran
>>>>> Posted via http://www.vistaheads.com



>>>>>> On Thursday, March 27, 2008 6:19 PM Bob wrote:


>>>>>> How are you running takeown?
>>>>>> -------
>>>>>> *Report back, please*
>>>>>> [When responding to posts, please include the post(s) you are replying to so
>>>>>> that others may learn and benefit from the issue]
>>>>>>
>>>>>> [How to ask a question]
>>>>>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
>>>>>>
>>>>>> "gdoran" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>>>>>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...



>>>>>>> On Thursday, March 27, 2008 6:37 PM gdoran wrote:


>>>>>>> takedown /f foldername /r. Get Sucess: the fodler foldername is now
>>>>>>> owned by domainname\gdoran. Then get Info: access is denied
>>>>>>> foldername\filename. Filename is set to read-only, can't seem to unset
>>>>>>> it.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> gdoran
>>>>>>> Posted via http://www.vistaheads.com



>>>>>>>> On Thursday, March 27, 2008 8:26 PM Bob wrote:


>>>>>>>> Do this then try takeown again:
>>>>>>>> attrib -r -a -s -h del [drive] path] [filename]
>>>>>>>> -------
>>>>>>>> *Report back, please*
>>>>>>>> [When responding to posts, please include the post(s) you are replying to so
>>>>>>>> that others may learn and benefit from the issue]
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> [How to ask a question]
>>>>>>>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> "gdoran" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>>>>>>>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...



>>>>>>>>> On Friday, March 28, 2008 12:23 PM gdoran wrote:


>>>>>>>>> Get a access denied trying to change the attribute with attrib.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>> gdoran
>>>>>>>>> Posted via http://www.vistaheads.com



>>>>>>>>>> On Friday, March 28, 2008 2:18 PM Bob wrote:


>>>>>>>>>> Run the command from an Administrator Command prompt.



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