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    Admin privileges in win7

    I downloaded a file using Realplayer downloader, changed the name, now it won't let me do anything to this file. I can't move it, delete it, nothing. I keep getting a message that I need Admin privileges. I'm the only user, I am an Admin. What goes?

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    The file probably has security settings on it that prevent you from manipulating it. Try taking ownership of the file. See:
    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...menu-in-vista/

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    Jerry, I wanted to look at the contents of the Temporary Internet Files folder. I installed the take ownership registry entries some time ago and Take Ownership is shown in my right click context menu, and this normally works, but when I right click the folder concerned the take ownership option does not appear. Is there any way I can view the contents of the TIF folder?

    Advice would be appreciated.

    Thanks and regards,Roy

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    Does the TIF folder you are looking at have what appears to be a shortcut arrow on it? If so this is not a true folder but a junction point for use by legacy apps.

    To see the contents of TIF go to Internet Options, Browser History, Settings, View Files. You can delete these files throuigh this route or use CCleaner.
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    There are two sets of Temporary Internet Folders:
    C:\Users\userid\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Te mporary Internet Files
    You can view and delete files from this folder.

    C:\Users\userid\AppData\Local
    This is a shortcut as ted explained above.

    Jerry

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