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Outlook public folder - cannot delete an item.

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Trying to delete an item in my all public folder and get a message "The item could not be deleted.  It was either moved or already deleted, or access was denined"

I do have editor right to this public folder.  Any ideas?
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Not sure these articles help
check this out
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/iss/email/downloads/shared_access.pdf

and this
Determine folder access through permissions
Permissions to public folders are usually determined by an administrator or someone in your organization who owns a folder for a specific project or subject.
For the folders you have permission to access, you typically can read items and add items to the folder but you cannot delete items other than the ones you add.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HP052422761033.aspx
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I just ran into this issue this morning and found your request at the same time I was doing my search.  I found a way to delete those items.

In exchange system manager open your public folder store and select the folder you want to manage
right click/properties
select the permissions tab
administrative rights
add your user (or add your user) and give "OWNER" rights
click ok
go back to outlook and you should be able to delete the items now.

good luck.
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