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I'm trying to delete my saves for steam cloud saved games, and I was told to do this, but I'm getting an error.

I run CMD as Admin, and type "powershell". I then type the following command:

clc "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata\117436782\91310\remote\*"

After that, I get this error:

Clear-Content : Access to the path 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata\11743
6782\91310\remote\out' is denied.
At line:1 char:14
+ clear-content <<<<  "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata\117436782\91310\re
+ CategoryInfo          : PermissionDenied: (C:\Program File...1310\remote
\out:String) [Clear-Content], UnauthorizedAccessException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : ClearContentUnauthorizedAccessError,Microsoft.Po

I don't know how to fix this issue, so some help would be awesome!

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Perhaps you can copy the files out of there to a temp folder, run clc on them and then copy them back? –  Karan Jul 10 '13 at 23:17

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Check if there are any steam processes active. If there are, they have a lock on the files and windows won't let you do anything.
Make sure all instances of Steam and any Services it runs are stopped then try the clear.

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