1.    26 Jun 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2017
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    Can't remove folder even though I am the owner of it?


    Hi I am trying to delete Riot Games from my computer but it wont let me even though I have taken ownership of the file.. It says that I need authorization from the user im currently logged into to make changes to the folder? :/
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  2.    26 Jun 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    You need to take ownership and grant yourself authority - it is a 2 stage process. You can have ownership of a file but not have permission to modify it/delete it. Taking ownership doesn't automatically grant permissions.

    As you have taken ownership aready go back into the folder, right click > properties > permissions and on the security tab add your user if it is not there and give it full control.
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  3.    26 Jun 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2017
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    Thread Starter

    my user is there and have full control
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