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


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Mihaela Roata

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.
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.

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On Thursday, March 27, 2008 6:19 PM Bob wrote:
How are you running takeown?
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attrib -r -a -s -h del [drive] path] [filename]
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