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    I Am the Admin; Why can't I delete/move a file?

    I need to delete and move various file on my PC (Win7 64bit). I am unable to because I need permission from essentially "my account". I am the only account on my computer.
    I have tried taking owner ship and the files, but I am the only user so there was nothing to take ownership from.

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    What happened when you tried in Safe Mode?
    And, maybe download and install EMCO's Move [includes Delete] On boot if neither normal or safe modes work.
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    It may be Windows protecting its files. What are the files and where are they stored?

    cheers, Paul

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    Likely they are locked. They may be open or are system files that need to be in a specific place.
    Graham Smith
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    Thanks guys, I forgot to ask what files in what folder[s]? Now, it's thread starter's turn.
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    I tried in safe mode and that worked.
    Thank You!

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