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I WAS TRYING TO SET UPA NEW WD PASSPORT AND SOMETHING FROM…

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I WAS TRYING TO SET UPA NEW WD PASSPORT AND SOMETHING FROM THE COMPUTER WENT TO THE PASSPORT NOW I TRY TO DELETE IT AND IT SAYS I DO NOT HAVE PERMISSION..

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DELL INSPIRION 545 OS WINDOWS 7

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far with your Inspiron? Have you installed any updates recently?

I KEEP IT UPDATED. BUT JUST THIS MINUTE PLUGGED IN THE WD 2T PASSPORT

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Computer Expert to know before I connect you?

NO I JUST WANT TO KNOW WHY IT WILL NOT LET ME DELETE THE PART OF TWO FILES IT SAYS I NEED ADMINISTRATOR PRIVILEGES.... I AM THE ONLY ADMINISTRATOR,

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Computer technician: PC_Wizzard, Computer Enthusiast replied 4 months ago
  1. Right-click on the file or folder to get the context menu and then click the Properties menu item
  2. Click the Security Tab on the Properties screen and then click the Advanced button. You'll get an Advanced Security Settings screen
  3. Click the Owner Tab on the Advanced Security Settings screen and then click the Edit button
  4. On the next screen, select a new owner from the Change Owner to List
  5. Click OK on the opening screens and ownership of that folder or file will be transferred.
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