Check is enabled in the properties of the file attribute "read-only". If so, then this installation should be canceled, otherwise no changes to the file, including its removal, is impossible. If the file is not on the desktop, browse it with Windows Explorer - press the key combination Win + E and via the directory tree, navigate to the folder containing the desired file.
Click on the file with the right mouse button, this action brings up a context menu where you should choose the bottom row - Properties.
On the first tab of the opened window - "General" - contains a section with the desired settings: in the lower part look for the words "Attributes" and the checkbox "read Only" to the right. If this box is checked, uncheck it and click OK. Then delete the file and the procedure to be completed. If the reason is not in this attribute, then skip to the next step.
Maybe the file you want to remove blocked one of the applications that are running at the moment. If it is an application program to release the lock, simply close it. Try to do it - close all open applications, wait a minute and try to delete the file. If it fails, you'll have to shut down programs running in the background - antivirus, firewall etc. If this does not help, try another way.
Blocked is not applied, and the system app file you can try to remove by rebooting the computer in "safe mode". Then the OS will run in abbreviated form, many system services are disabled, and will increase the likelihood that problematic file, finally free from the program "exploiter". To use this method press the Win button, you trigger from the main menu, operation reboot, and when you start reloading, press F8. The screen will appear a menu where you have to choose one of the three safe mode options. After that, wait for system boot and delete the file.
Use programs that allow you to force unlock of any file, if the standard tools of the OS does not allow it. For example, it may be Unlocker is a small and free utility with the Russian interface, which can be downloaded from the website http://unlocker-ru.com.
Advice 2: How to remove firewall
Firewall Windows protects your computer from unauthorized access. It would seem, why disable such a useful feature? However, have to do it often enough. For example, when you install the firewall the firewall is shut off, since it could be used for current program. If they are active at the same time, conflicts might occur.
You will need
- A computer running the Windows operating system (XP, Windows 7), basic skills on work with computer
In Windows XP the firewall is turned off simply enough. Open "control Panel" under "Settings" start menu". Select "Firewall" and in the opened window in the "General" tab, select "Disable".
Then in the "control Panel" navigate to "security Center" Windows. In the left part of the window you will see a list entitled "Resources". Click the hyperlink to Change the method of alerts, the security center". In the popup menu, uncheck the checkbox next to "Firewall".
For Windows 7 procedure for disabling the firewall is a bit more complicated. In the search box of the start menu, type "shell:ControlPanelFolder" and press "Enter". In the opened window click on "Firewall Windows". In the left part of the window select "Enable or disable Windows firewall.
For each of the identified network types select the line "Disable Windows firewall". Firewall Windows is off, you now need to stop and disable the service "Firewall". In the search bar of the start menu, enter services.msc and press Enter. In the right side menu "Services" choose the item "Firewall Windows". In the appeared window the "General" tab click Stop and then line select "startup Type" select "Disabled". Click "OK".
Click "start", type in the search string command "msconfig", press Enter. In the window that appears in the tab "Services", find "Firewall Windows" and uncheck it, then click "OK". If this paragraph is not met, then the firewall service will continue to run with Windows 7 each time you restart.
Advice 3: How to remove disk file read-only
The need to change the attribute "Only reading" can occur when you copy and move some system files of Windows to allow their full use. So, the PST file will not allow a normal startup of Outlook in the presence of the attribute "Only for reading".
Click "start" to bring up the main menu of the Microsoft Windows operating system and click "Execute" to perform the procedure to remove attribute "Only for reading" from a file on disk during the copy operation.
Enter the value of cmd in the Open box and click OK to confirm the command, run the tool on "Command prompt".
Enter znacenija scriptdisk:*.*puntil /h/EV text box command line to use Xcopy.exe the CD-ROM and confirm the selected command by pressing the function key Enter.
Check out other features of the program Xcopy.exe introduction znacenija /?in the text box, the command line and press Enter to confirm the command.
Find you want to edit the file in Windows Explorer and call the context menu click the right mouse button to perform the operation of changing the attribute "Only for read" manually.
Select "Properties" and click on the "General" tab of the resulting window.
Uncheck the field "Only for reading" and press the OK button to confirm the selected changes.
Return to the main menu "start" to execute the alternative procedure remove attribute "Only for reading" using the Attrib command and click "Execute".
Enter the value of cmd in the Open box and click OK to confirm execution of the startup command line.
Enter the value attrib /?in the text box, the command line to determine the command you want and press Enter.
Use значениеattrib -r-s scriptdisc:imapitable remove the attribute "read Only" and "System" with the selected file and confirm the command by pressing the function key Enter.
Advice 4: How to delete a file with write protection
Even when performing simple operations with fileAMI can be difficult. For example, deleting a file, you can obtain the system failure under the "sauce" that it is protected from recording, cannot be moved and so on. In some cases this protection is physical, as in the case recorded on the optical disk data, remove, which can only be damaging (scratching or breaking) the disk itself. If the ban software, it can be removed or circumvented.
You will need
- - Computer with Windows.
The simplest to remove the protected files are those attributes that set the property "read Only". To change this attribute, right-click on the icon of the desired file and from the context (dropdown) menu, select "Properties". In the window that appears at the bottom of the General tab uncheck the box next to "read-Only". Now the file can be deleted.
If the file you want to delete is on another computer in your local network or your account is not the owner of the file attribute change to be denied. To change this condition, you will need an account with administrator privileges on that PC from which you want to delete the file. If the account under which you logged on has administrative rights, open the Properties window for the file by the method described above. In this window select the tab called "Security" and select "Advanced". Click on it.
Click on the "Owner". You will see which account is registered as the owner of a file. Below there is a list of potential owners, from which you select the account under which you logged in. Confirm your selection by pressing OK. If you can't make a choice, then your account administrator is not. Then proceed the same as in the first paragraph of this instruction.
If the file is on the local network and the folder where it is located, and a shared level access "read Only", remove it, it will be possible only after the network administrator will change this attribute to "Full access". If you are an administrator, right click on the file icon, select "sharing and security" and change the desired parameter. After that, delete the file.