Delete protected folder?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by RobbieSan, Dec 24, 2003.

  1. RobbieSan

    RobbieSan Guest

    here's the scoop..

    my roomates (brothers) were sharing a PC for a while.. we set up user profiles for each of them.. we recently got them set up with their own PCs.. I removed one of the guys accounts and want to get rid of all files etc.. he managed to encrypt a specific folder so I can't delete it or open it.. I started up in safemode as admin and tried that route but no go..

    how can I change the rights or unlock this folder or whatever so I can get rid of it?
  2. likuidkewl

    likuidkewl Guest

    Should be able to do it by, reboting into safemode and then right click and and take ownership of the file.
  3. RobbieSan

    RobbieSan Guest

    thx for the fast reply.. I'll give that a try..
  4. Dark Atheist

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