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How do I delete a write-protected folder in Windows 7?

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Hello Wayne,

1>Click the Windows "Start" button and choose "Computer" from the menu to launch Windows Explorer.

2>Navigate to the folder that contains the read-only file.

3>Right-click the file and choose "Properties" from the context menu to open the file's Properties window.

4>Click the "General" tab if it's not already selected.

5>Clear the "Read-only" checkbox and click "Apply" to disable the read-only attribute.

6>Click "OK" to close the Properties window.

7>Select the file, press "Delete" and click "Yes" to move the file to the Recycle Bin. Hold "Shift," press "Delete" and then click "Yes" to permanently delete the file.

Thanks,
Lenny.

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