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    can't delete files/folder (not a newbie)

    Relatively new here, but not a computer noob by any means. I'm trying to remove the public folder from my user accounts folder, but it's locked and won't allow me to delete it even when I'm logged in as the administrator. :mad: I downloaded and installed Unlocker, but it does not show up...
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    Unable to open files

    Finally found the problem -- I needed to change permissions on the 'temp' folder in Windows.
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    Unable to open files

    I am getting this error message when I try to open files within Firefox. "Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." It's across the board, trying to open pdf, Excel, media files -- doesn't matter. :( I'm...
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    Duplicate User Folders & Homegroup

    I did, but this user profile had all of my documents -- the others did not. I figured that I could rename it once the others were deleted. DOH! :( It's not a big deal if I can't change it, especially after reading through the process to create a new profile and copy everything over to the new...
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    Duplicate User Folders & Homegroup

    I want to change the name of the user folder.
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    Duplicate User Folders & Homegroup

    Thanks, Saltgrass. I've deleted two of the user files and left and rejoined the homegroup. Now I only have one laptop showing up in the homegroup and one user on the C drive. Now one last question -- is there a way to change the name of the user group? When I open its properties, the name...
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    Duplicate User Folders & Homegroup

    I copied files from my desktop and the old laptop to a portable HD and then to the new laptop. I don't know how the multiple user profiles were created. I only have the one profile in the user account list.
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    Duplicate User Folders & Homegroup

    Anyone have a solution for my issue?
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    Duplicate User Folders & Homegroup

    I have a new Toshiba laptop using Win7 Premium. Somehow, there are three user folders that contain the same files (photos, documents & music). 'Steve' is 2.93 GB, 'Steve_2' is 2.72GB and 'Steve_2.Steve_laptop' is 3.19GB If I delete 'Steve' & 'Steve_2', will the same photos, music etc. be...
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