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# 243394 10-Dec-2018 10:05
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After some little-fingers played with the Lock Screen pictures (not Win 10 ones), I want to delete them.

 

I have found the pics in the appropriate Folder, but cannot delete them … get a message saying I need "Permission from SYSTEM".

 

Checked the 'net for guidance, but none of the changes seem to work. Note I am the only Administrator for this machine.

 

Any assistance would be appreciated.


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  # 2142384 10-Dec-2018 11:18
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Usually the way around this is to take ownership of the folder and files.  Then you can change the permissions and if needed add yourself with full permissions.  Then do the delete.

 

Thats all under the "Security" tab for the folder/files.




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  # 2142386 10-Dec-2018 11:22
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@nzkc … thanks for that, and yes I knew that, just that previous attempts failed cry

 

All done now, quite a convoluted process for each file wink


 
 
 
 


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  # 2142698 10-Dec-2018 18:27
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If it's any consolation, similar things in Linux can result in a lot of swearing.  Go onto Google and then find 7 to 10 answers & hope one works without wrecking anything!


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