Re: An old leftover MSXML4 folder and file cannot be deleted?
You're welcome. I'm not sure why you couldn't do it on the folder. Glad
you got it taken care of.
Rock [MS-MVP User/Shell]
"Rob" <Rob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
> THANK YOU ROCK!! Actually Rock I had to go into the folder and change the
> ownership of the file itself and it now works , I thought I could get away
> with just doing the whole folder but I was wrong.
> Drive is clean and tight again!! Thanks!!
> "Rob" wrote:
>> I tried giving my PC full ownership and when I click apply it says
>> Denied" And where it says the drive my PC inherited the folder from it
>> "Not inherited" , I don't know if I am doing this right or not but every
>> I try to give my self full ownership it says Access Denied.
>> thanks for any further help.
>> "Rock" wrote:
>> > "Rob" <Rob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
>> > > I have an old MSXML4 file left over form my last XP install on my
>> > > storage
>> > > drive , apparently every time I install the MSXML update (in either
>> > > XP or
>> > > Vista) it makes one of these files on my largest storage drive
>> > > because
>> > > after
>> > > removing XP and installing Vista I now have 2 folders and 2 files ,
>> > > Vista
>> > > will NOT let me remove the old one.
>> > >
>> > > Is there ANY way besides formatting the drive to remove this folder?
>> > Sure is. Take ownership of the folder and files, then give your acount
>> > the
>> > appropriate permissions and delete it.