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Windows 7 "You need permission to perform this action"

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ripahoratiuFlag for Romania asked on
Windows 7
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I try to delete some folders that were left by the auto installer. I got Folder Access Denied:
"You need permission to perform this action
You require permission from System to make changes to this folder"  

I've take the ownership of the folder to Administrator, and propagate the new permissions to children.

Now I get a new one:
"You need permission to perform this action
You require permission from computername\Administrator to make changes to this folder"  

I AM THE ADMINISTRATOR (logged on as Administrator), what does he wants?
Please, dont answer me with how to do it, I know how to take the ownership and propagate it to the children directories/files, so don't give me answers I don't need.

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