Can't delete a folder

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  1. 3bbb7
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    I was trying to install league of legends but after it wouldnt install I decided to uninstall it. I did that and theres still the C:\Riot Games folder. I am trying to delete it but it wont work, it says you need admin rights and I press Continue then It says this:
    You require permissions from Administrators to change this.
    It gives me TRY AGAIN or CANCEL.

    I cannot delete the folder. There is no uninstall league of legends option anymore either

    how do I delete this its so stupid
     
  2. DaggerV

    DaggerV Archmagi of the Emerald Moon

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    Reboot and try again, if that don't work, good luck, have fun.
     
  3. Rizsparky

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    Reboot and try deleting it once more
    EDIT: Ninja'd^
     
  4. 4-leaf-clover

    4-leaf-clover SHSL LUCKSTER :/

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    If those things don't work try starting Windows in safe mode (Press F5 when starting up)
    Then try and delete it
     
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    Boot up a Linux Live CD, mount the HDD and delete the folder.
     
  6. 3bbb7
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    3bbb7 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    How do I mount the C drive? Then do I have to delete the folder from terminal or can I do it with a GUI? I am not good with the terminal.
     
  7. DaggerV

    DaggerV Archmagi of the Emerald Moon

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    Rebooting didn't fix the issue? Was hoping one wouldn't have to go the round-about way.
     
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    In Puppy it should show up on the desktop.
    Just click it and it should be mounted.
    Then a GUI pops up and shows the contents of the HDD.
    Delete the folder and unmount the HDD.
    Reboot and you're done ;]
     
  9. Foxi4

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    As far as I remember, directories located on the System drive require you to be on an Administrator's account to remove them - if you don't have such privileges on your account, you need to boot a different OS and delete the folder that way. I'd probably be a lot easier for you if you just asked the administrator of your (probably shared) computer to do it for you.
     
  10. dragonblood9999

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    search google for a program called "unlocker" i use this program when i have this same problem
     
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    Ericthegreat Not New Member

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    In ubuntu, just go to, places - windows. You can prob do it from a live cd or usb.
     
  13. 3bbb7
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    My problem was the pmb.exe (pando media booster) that league installs was still running and kept running even after a reboot. I uninstalled pando media booster and it deleted fine
     
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    Glad it was resolved!
     
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