W2000 File Restore / Permission problem

Posted on 2004-10-25
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
I have recently restored a directory from Tape (Veritas) from a production server to a backup server.

The folder that I backed did not have the actual user account created when I restored the directory.

When I try to delete this folder (as administrator) I get the following message;

"Cannot delete My Pictures: Access is denied.  The source file may be in use."

I know for certain that the file is not in use.

I have tried to take ownership of this folder but don't really know what to do.

I believe this is a permission problem but don't know how to resolve it.
Question by:j4piper
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    Hello j4piper =)

    >> I have tried to take ownership of this folder but don't really know what to do.
    Did u do like this ??

    HOW TO: Take Ownership of Files
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    >> When I try to delete this folder

    have u tried hitting Shift+Del to delete the folder instead of sending it to recycle bin ??
    Also how abt booting in safmeode and then trying to delete this folder via Administrator account ??

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