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KevinWong
07-09-2005, 11:11 PM
i forgot to uninstall the cygwin when i reinstall my xp, and now i wanna del
the whole cygwin directory .however, when i ever tried this , i rechived a
"access is denied"message , i'v tried "cacls" but it didn't works anyway.
who can tell me how to del the cygwin files?thx

TaurArian
07-09-2005, 11:11 PM
Try taking ownership of the directory/folder.

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=308421
HOW TO: Take Ownership of a File or Folder in Windows XP

NOTE: You must be logged on to the computer using an account that has administrative
privileges. If you are running Windows XP Home Edition, in order to have access to
the Security tab, you must first start in Safe Mode and log on with an account that
has Administrative rights.

"Access is Denied" Error Message When You Try to Open a Folder
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;810881


"KevinWong" <friendsp@21cn.com> wrote in message
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>i forgot to uninstall the cygwin when i reinstall my xp, and now i wanna del the
>whole cygwin directory .however, when i ever tried this , i rechived a "access is
>denied"message , i'v tried "cacls" but it didn't works anyway. who can tell me how
>to del the cygwin files?thx
>

KevinWong
07-09-2005, 11:11 PM
well thx problem resolved,btw can i change the popedom under command line?
let me know if this can be done.


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