1. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 63
    windows 10
       17 Aug 2016 #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. Joined : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 2,593
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       17 Aug 2016 #2

    Your Subject line and question are 2 different things, which are you asking about?
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  3. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 63
    windows 10
       17 Aug 2016 #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 System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,490
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       17 Aug 2016 #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.

    Take Ownership - Add to Context Menu in Windows 10
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  5. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 63
    windows 10
       17 Aug 2016 #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 System SpecsSystem Spec


  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,490
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       17 Aug 2016 #6

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