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I have a directory called pics which was configured as My Pictures folder, now I changed the location to another directory but I can't remove the old pics folder. When I go to the security properties it says Unable to display current owner and I can't take ownership, neither through that security dialog nor through takeown. I've also tried to change the ACLs using cacls but all those result in the same access denied message. I'd appreciate any hint.



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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Seems there's no other way than to boot into safe mode to do it. That worked at least. Typical Microsoft bullcrap.

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