Windows Explorer in Windows 7 Professional is refusing to allow me to delete a folder, even though I am logged on as the user who owns the folder.
I am trying to delete a folder whose full path is
c:\Users\Michael\Documents\1 Bus -- journalism to '05\NY Wine Experience, 10-2005\Old drive\
When I right click the folder in the Windows Explorer folder list and choose Delete, the system displays a progress panel saying it's moving the folder to the Recycle Bin. But then an error message appears in a window titled Folder Access Denied. The error text is "You need permission to perform this action. You require permission from Maceo\Michael to make changes to this folder . . . "
This message appears even though I am logged on as Maceo\Michael. Task Manager's Users tab reports that user "Michael" is the only user on the machine and has a status of "Active" with a Session "Console."
When I right click the folder and choose Properties > Sharing tab > Share button, the "Choose People to Share with" list already includes an entry with Name = Michael and Permission Level = Owner.
Why on earth can't the owner of a folder delete the folder?