How to delete old cygwin directories on W2K?
Don V Black
Thu Jul 29 21:01:00 GMT 2004
I have a couple of backup CYGWIN directories on my hard drive
that I cannot remove even when I logon as "Administrator".
I had a disk crash and was forced to restore the W2K system
onto a new harddrive. I used the old drive (120GB) as a data
disk. The old drive contains the old CYGWIN directories which
I now cannot delete.
Windows Explorer displays the properties of these directories.
I cannot change the READ-ONLY status of the "Shorcuts" in
The 'security' allows read and or execute only, no write, modify
or delete. The owner is "S-1-5-21-184423 ... "
How do I delete these directories?
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