Can't delete iTune Folder

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Hi,
 
 I can't delete iTune folder from C:\Program Files.
 Even after logging in as local administrator, it would not let me erase.
 So I checked the properties of that folder and discovered that Sharing & Security tabs were missing from the property window. Please see the screen shots.
 
 Thanks in advance.
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It looks like at one point you had an iPod connected to your computer.  You may need to connect it to the computer to access that folder.  It is probably connected to that.  The other thing to look at is whether or not you have iTunes in your programs list (add/remove programs).  It's possible that you had it at one point and then uninstalled it, and the folder didn't get removed.  The folder appears to be empty, so having the folder there should not be a big concern unless you are getting other errors.
On startup, press F8 until you see the advanced boot options menu. From there, select safe mode or safe mode with networking. Log into the administrator account. From there, navigate to C:\program files\. Right click iTunes, select properties. Under Sharing & security, edit the security to allow users full control. After that, you should be able to delete it. However, if you remove this and iTunes has not been uninstalled, you will probably run into issues with your programs. Try uninstalling first using add/remove programs, make sure to get both iTunes and Bonjour.

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Right after posting the question, I had my user restart the computer in safe mode and logged in as local admin and deleted the folder.
Restarted PC in normal mode and was able to re-install iTune.

Thanks for your help.

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