Can't delete folder


  1. Posts : 262
    windows 10
       #1

    Can't delete folder


    When I right click on a folder I see "open" but I don't see any "take ownership" menu.

    Don Cole
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  2. Berton's Avatar
    Posts : 10,506
    Win10 Pro Versions 2004 and 2009/20H2, Win10 Pro IP_Dev, Win10 Home 1909
       #2

    Your Subject line and question are 2 different things, which are you asking about?
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  3. Posts : 262
    windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    I'm trying to delete a folder on my desktop.
    When I try, I get "you don't have permission".
    I read in some older posts, that the way to do this right click the folder and select Take Ownership from the context menu.

    Problem is my context menu doesn't have Take Ownership in the menu.

    Don Cole
      My Computer

  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 56,262
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21354
       #4

    Hell Don, :)

    The "Take Ownership" context menu is not part of Windows 10 by default. You can add it using the tutorial below though.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html
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  5. Posts : 262
    windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #5

    I went through all that and restarted my computer still no take Ownership.

    I'm not sure about the merge part. When I double clicked the "Add_Take_Ownership_to_context_menu.reg" on my desktop nothing happens.


    Don Cole
      My Computer

  6. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 56,262
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21354
       #6

    When you right click on the .reg file, do you have a "Merge" option?
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