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duplicate files

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by swayy, Jan 25, 2011.

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  1. swayy

    swayy Thread Starter

    Dec 1, 2010
    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
    OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 64 bit
    Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4200 @ 2.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
    Processor Count: 2
    RAM: 4057 Mb
    Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1805 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 461523 MB, Free - 324396 MB; D: Total - 15359 MB, Free - 7920 MB;
    Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0K138P, , .25BHKJ1.CN7016697K01UD.
    Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials ok i have a bunch of duplicate files i used glary utilities to scan for duplicates i want to delete all of the duplicates but when i check the files i want gone it says i need permission i am the only user on here so how do i get permission to delete these duplicate files
  2. fel1x


    Jan 23, 2011
    right click run as administrator ( or start the programe you are using to delete as administrator)

    but be very wary of deleting duplicates as many are back ups etc system files

    start run type sfc /scannow enter to check sys files are all in place
  3. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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    Cleaner/booster/optimizer/tuneup type programs, especially the ones that "clean/fix" the registry, are going to cause you grief sooner or later.

    And you don't need to be using one that finds and deletes duplicate files.

    Stay away from them!

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