Fix: folder access denied

The error message "Folder Access Denied. You need permission lớn perkhung this action….", can be faced on any Windows based computer (Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP) if you try khổng lồ rename or delete a system protected folder.


In this tutorial you will find detailed instructions on how to resolve the following error while deleting a tệp tin or folder on Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP: "Folder Access Denied. You need permission lớn perkhung this action. You require permissions from Administrators to make changes lớn this folder".

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How to FIX: You need permission to lớn perform this action. Folder Access Denied.Method 1. Take the Ownership of the Folder from Windows Explorer.

1. Start your computer in Safe Mode.2. In Safe Mode, xuất hiện Windows Explorer and right-click the thư mục that you receive the error "You need permission to persize this action" và select Properties.3. Clichồng Advanced.

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4. Cliông chồng Change Owner.


5. Type Users & cliông chồng OK.

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6. Select Replace owner on subcontainers & folders & click Apply and OK.

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7. Clichồng OK twice to lớn close all windows.8. Reopen the properties of the "Photos" thư mục, và cliông chồng Advanced again.9. Select the Users principal and cliông chồng Edit

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10. Select Full Control and cliông xã OK.

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11. Cliông xã Apply & OK twice khổng lồ exit.

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15. Now try to lớn delete the folder (or the file) that you cannot delete. If you receive sầu the same error, proceed khổng lồ the next method.

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Method 2. Take the Ownership & Delete the Folder/File from Command Prompt.

1. xuất hiện an elevated command prompt (Commvà Prompt (Admin).2. In elevated comm& prompt, give sầu the below commands, according your case:

A. To delete a folder: *

takeown /F "FolderName" /r /d yicacls "FolderName" /grant Username:F /trd "FolderName" /S /Q

* Notes:1. Replace the "FolderName" with the full path and the name of the folder that you cannot delete.2. Replace the "Username" with the username of the Administrator tài khoản.

e.g: if you want to delete the "Demo" thư mục (và its subfolders và files) under the "C:Program Files" directory và your Administrator tài khoản name is "User1", then the commands should be:

takeown /F "C:Program FilesDemo" /r /d yicacls "C:Program FilesDemo" /grant User1:F /trd "C:Program FilesDemo" /S /Q

B. To delete a file: *

takeown /F "Filename"icacls "Filename" /grant Username:Fdel "Filename"

* Notes:1. Replace the "Filename" with the full path and the name of the file that you cannot delete.2. Replace the "Username" with the username of the Administrator account

e.g. if you want lớn delete the "Example.doc" tệp tin under the "C:Temp" directory and your Admin trương mục name is User1, then the commands should be:

takeown /F "C:TempExample.doc"icacls "C:TempExample.doc" /grant User1:Fdel "C:TempExample.doc"

Method 3. Take the Ownership of the Folder/File with TakeOwnershipPro.

TakeOwnershipPro is a nice freeware that helps you to take ownership và grant full permissions on any protected folder or tệp tin in Windows.

1. Download & install TakeOwnershipPro.2. To take the ownership of a tệp tin or folder, prekhung one of the following actions:

a. Open the TakeOwnershipPro program, và drag and drop the file/thư mục that you want lớn modify its permissions, & clichồng "Take Ownership".

b. Right cliông xã on the protected thư mục & select TakeOwnerShipPro.


3. When the Progress is done, you "re ready khổng lồ make your changes to lớn the protected file/folder.


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