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Removing a folder

74 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Nov 13, 2012 10:49 AM by Alberto Ravasio RSS
Gary Joachim Calculating status...
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Nov 13, 2012 10:13 AM

I have an IMAC.  I created a new folder on my desk top with no information in it.  I went to delete the folder and it asks for my password and still will not delete it.   How can I get the computer to allow me to delete this folder.  I can't even move it on the desk top.  Any help would be great.  Thanks.

iMac (24-inch), Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • JShimazaki Level 2 Level 2 (355 points)
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    Nov 13, 2012 10:48 AM (in response to Gary Joachim)

    Check the permission on that folder. Right click and select Get Info. You may have to select the little lock on the bottom right of the Get Info window to change any settings.  At the bottom under Sharing & Permissions look for your username and make sure it says under privilage it set to read & write. Hopefully that will work.

  • Alberto Ravasio Level 4 Level 4 (3,160 points)
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    Nov 13, 2012 10:49 AM (in response to Gary Joachim)

    Is it locked?


    If you select the icon's folder and press cmd+i to get infos, is it the checkbox locked checked?


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