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How do I delete a write-protected folder in Win7?

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Hi

It depends on who owns the folder, if you are admin you may be able to "take ownership" and then change the permissions and then delete:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753659(v=ws.11).aspx

Also if the folder is in use by a running program it wont let you delete, you may have to download a program to "delete on boot"

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