Fixed: You Need Administrator Permission To Delete This File

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At times, the tệp tin or folder deletion process is not smooth. For example, you may receive sầu an error saying you"ll need to provide administrator permission to delete this folder. When you encounter this issue, do you know how to lớn delete that thư mục as administrator? ucozfree.com Software will show you some useful solutions in this post.

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When you want lớn delete a folder on your Windows computer, you may receive a pop-up interface saying Folder Access Denied. You’ll need to provide administrator permission to delete this folder. No matter you cliông chồng the Continue button or the Skip button, you just can’t delete that thư mục.

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This issue can also happen khổng lồ an individual file. If so, the error is You’ll need to provide administrator permission lớn delete this file.

As the error message saying, you need to lớn get the administrator permission to lớn delete the file or thư mục. So, how lớn get permission lớn delete a tệp tin or how lớn delete as administrator? After reading this post, you can get the answer you want to know.


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How lớn Fix You Need Administrator Permission to Delete a Folder/File?

Take ownership of the file or the folderDisable User Account ControlActivate the built-in Administrator accountUse SFCUse Safe Mode

Fix 1: Take Ownership of the File or the Folder

How to lớn delete a tệp tin or a folder as administrator? Of course, you need to lớn take ownership of the file or the thư mục. Take a thư mục that can’t be deleted as an example:

1. Right-clichồng the folder you want to delete and select Properties.

2. Switch lớn the Security tab and click the Advanced button.

3. Click the Change link on the first pop-up interface.

4. Cliông chồng the Advanced button on the second pop-up interface.

5. Cliông xã the Find Now button on the third pop-up interface và then select the user you want to lớn transfer the ownership to lớn.

6. Clichồng OK on each interface to lớn save the changes.

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7. Right-cliông xã the folder you want lớn delete và select Properties.

8. Switch to the Security tab & clichồng the Advanced button.

9. Cliông xã the Add button in the Permission tab on the first pop-up interface.

10. Cliông xã the Select a principal link on the second pop-up interface.

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11. Cliông xã the Advanced button on the third pop-up interface.

12. Click the Find Now button on the fourth pop-up interface.

13. Select your trương mục from the Search results list.

14. Cliông xã OK on each interface lớn save the changes.

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After these steps, you can go khổng lồ kiểm tra whether you can successfully delete that thư mục.

Fix 2: Disable User Account Control

If you still can’t delete the folder after you take ownership of the thư mục, you need to disable User Account Control khổng lồ have a try.

Here is a guide on how khổng lồ turn off User Account Control:

Use Windows Search to lớn tìm kiếm for UAC & click the first result to lớn open it.Switch the button lớn Never notify.Cliông chồng OK to save the change.

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Fix 3: Activate the Built-In Administrator Account

You can also solve sầu the issue by activating the built-in administrator account.

Type the following comm& & press Enter: net user administrator /active: yes.Type the following comm& & press Enter: net user administrator .

Fix 4: Use SFC

SFC, which is also known as System File Checker, can be used lớn scan and repair the found corrupted system files that may cause the issue of you’ll need lớn provide administrator permission khổng lồ delete this folder.

Run Command Prompt as administrator.Type sfc /scannow in Commvà Prompt & press Enter.Wait until the process ends và then restart your computer.

Fix 5: Use Safe Mode

If the above solutions can’t solve sầu the issue, you can consider using Safe Mode to lớn delete the folder or file.

Go lớn Start > Settings > Update & Security > Recovery.Click the Restart Now button under the Advanced startup section.You will enter Windows RE.Go khổng lồ Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Settings > Restart.Press the F4 key khổng lồ enter Windows 10 Safe Mode.In Safe Mode, you can try to lớn delete the target folder or file.

These are the five methods to solve sầu you’ll need to provide administrator permission to lớn delete this folder. We hope you can find a suitable solution to solve your issue. Should you have any related issues, you can let us know in the bình luận.

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