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OK I am using Windows 7 Ultimate. I've had this folder on my D drive for storing certain types of pictures into since Windows XP. Well, I couldn't figure out the sharing for it for the Xbox Windows Media Center so they would show again. When I saw the sharing hand icon on it I thought it was being shared throughout the network and didnt' realize the hand was there cause it was being shared with my Xbox. So, I made it shared with no one and couldn't get it to show up in there again.

Anyways, I decided to just move all the files temporairly into a new folder and then delete it and then rename the new folder with the same name as the deleted one. However ipon deleting the folder and trying to rename the merge folders window opened. I was like *** and so I hit F5 and lo and behold the folder I had just delete was there again. Only now I can't, delete it open it, or do anything with it. Keeps saying I don't have permission. I can't edit the permissions either. When I go to the Security tab it says "You do not have permission to view or edit this object's permission settings"

When I rebooted I could delete it, but the same thing happens again.

Help!
 

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Re: Deleted folder returns constantly

I can't. I'm hitting F8 repeatedly and it just boots into regular mode.

Anyone know how to add a safe mode boot option to the bcdedit? I haven't a clue how to use that. Wish they kept the boot.ini or allowed us to open bcdedit through the system properties.

If that still doesn't work, try using Unlocker: http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/
That won't work. I have no permissions for that folder whenit comes back after I delete it.
 

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Re: Deleted folder returns constantly

Already tried using this reg editor that places a right click option to take ownership into the context menu or whatever it's called.
 

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Found out what was doing it. I had already removed the folder from the WMC, or I thought I did. It was back there, so I removed it again and afterwards was able to delete it and it stayed deleted.
 

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How to add Safe Mode options to the boot menu

The text in quotes in the bcdedit commands is what you will see on the Boot Menu. You can use whatever you want, doesn't have to be Vista Safe Mode for example, you can use just Safe Mode

Here the easiest way. Boot into Vista/Win 7 in Normal mode
Open an Elevated Command Prompt (Start, type cmd, when cmd.exe appears in the list, right click it and click Run as administrator)
Click Start, type msconfig, press Enter
Click the Boot tab
Check the Safe Boot box
Select Minimal
Click Apply
Switch to the Command Prompt
Type the following then press Enter:
bcdedit /copy {current} /D "Vista Safe Mode"
Switch back to msconfig
Check the Network radio button
Click Apply
Switch to the Command Prompt
Type the following then press Enter: (Tip, press the Up arrow, then you can edit the line that appears)
bcdedit /copy {current} /D "Vista Safe Mode w/Network"
Close the Command Prompt
Switch back to msconfig
Uncheck Safe Boot
Default timeout for the boot menu is 30 seconds, change that if you wish.
Click OK
If prompted to restart, it's not necessary to do so immediately
You'll now have two additional entries on the boot menu Safe Mode and Safe Mode w/Network.
 

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Re: Deleted folder returns constantly

I am still worried as to why the F8/Safe mode is not working.

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Thanks TheOutcaste. Although I am curious as to why I had to switch the radial button with the safe boot check box. Also you could have said copy and paste into the cmd window by right clicking. That's for those of you reading this who don't know about that. :)

I'm not worried about it myself Basementgeek though am curious as to why it won't work.
 

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Stupid edit time limit. Forcing me to double post. Grrrr

Anyways, I just found out that in order to boot into safe mode using F8 you need to press and hold it until the boot up window appears. Unlike previous versions where ya just tap the stupid thing. Not sure on Vista though. Never used it. Did you have to hold it on that to just tap it?

Well, now that I no longer need them in the boot menu could ya tell me how to remove them TheOutcaste?
 

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Yeah it is just sometimes tricky to tap it at the right time on some systems.
I have seen a couple where you just keep tapping until you see it.
 

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Sometimes it is real picky with tapping, seems to ignore it sometimes.

Here's how to remove the entries. It's easiest if you first enable QuickEdit Mode for the Command Prompt. This will let you use the left mouse button to highlight text, then right click to copy to the clipboard. Right click again to paste into the prompt without having to use the context menu.

Open an Elevated Command Prompt (Start, type cmd, when cmd.exe appears in the list, right click it and click Run as administrator)
Right click the title bar, click Properties
On the options tab, check the QuickEdit Mode box.
Click OK
Type Bcdedit and press Enter. This will list the entries in the database.
Find the ones you added by checking the description line for each entry.
Then, highlight the identifier for the one you want to delete and right click, this will copy the highlighted text to the clipboard.
type bcdedit /delete followed by a space, then right click to paste the identifier string
Press Enter.
Repeat for the 2nd entry.
This is what it looks like, I'd colored the two entry's description and identifier lines:
Code:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>[B]bcdedit[/B]

Windows Boot Manager
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identifier              {bootmgr}
device                  partition=D:
description             Windows Boot Manager
locale                  en-US
inherit                 {globalsettings}
default                 {current}
resumeobject            {8eea9b80-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}
displayorder            {ntldr}
                        {current}
                        {8eea9b84-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}
                        {8eea9b85-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}
toolsdisplayorder       {memdiag}
timeout                 10

Windows Legacy OS Loader
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identifier              {ntldr}
device                  partition=D:
path                    \ntldr
description             Earlier Version of Windows

Windows Boot Loader
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identifier              {current}
device                  partition=C:
path                    \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description             Windows 7
locale                  en-US
inherit                 {bootloadersettings}
recoverysequence        {8eea9b82-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}
recoveryenabled         Yes
osdevice                partition=C:
systemroot              \Windows
resumeobject            {8eea9b80-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}
nx                      OptIn
safeboot                Network

Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier              {8eea9b84-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}
device                  partition=C:
path                    \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description             Windows 7 Safe Mode
locale                  en-US
inherit                 {bootloadersettings}
recoverysequence        {8eea9b82-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}
recoveryenabled         Yes
osdevice                partition=C:
systemroot              \Windows
resumeobject            {8eea9b80-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}
nx                      OptIn
safeboot                Minimal

Windows Boot Loader
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identifier              {8eea9b85-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}
device                  partition=C:
path                    \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description             Windows 7 Safe Mode w/Network
locale                  en-US
inherit                 {bootloadersettings}
recoverysequence        {8eea9b82-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}
recoveryenabled         Yes
osdevice                partition=C:
systemroot              \Windows
resumeobject            {8eea9b80-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}
nx                      OptIn
safeboot                Network

C:\Windows\system32>[B]bcdedit /delete {8eea9b84-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}[/B]
The operation completed successfully.

C:\Windows\system32>[B]bcdedit /delete {8eea9b85-d5b1-11de-9d24-80972e3a13c7}[/B]
The operation completed successfully.

C:\Windows\system32>
Hopefully this screen shot isn't too small, might have to zoom in a bit.
 

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