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iTunes - I'm not the admin of my own computer, apparently

CantidoCantido Registered User regular
I tried to update iTunes today. I was putting it off for a while, and in the process, it wont let me because CommonFiles/Apple/Core/core.dll is protected. I tried going in and removing ReadOnly, and that didn't work. But it caused iTunes to stop working, and the icon for it dissapeared.

I tried reinstalling it, and I get the same error. I tried deleting the entire Apple Folder too, and I don't have the permissions. How do I get this shit back on the computer?

I can't
1. Uninstall the old iTunes
2. Install the new iTunes.

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    General_WinGeneral_Win Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Are you admin?

    The folders/files that don't delete properly are just protected because you're not the "owner".

    What you can do is right click on the file/folder that is giving you trouble.
    Goto the security tab then advanced.
    Goto the owner tab click edit and select your user. Click the check box that says: replace owner on subcontainers and objects.
    Apply and okay your way back out and removing the read-only file attribute.

    Delete away.

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    CantidoCantido Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    The thing is giving me shit.

    When I put the computer to sleep, despite me being the only user, I have to click on user Daniel (that's me.) It says that Daniel has Read and Execute, and Administrator (Daniel) has full control to burn the folder to the ground.

    If I only see one user to click on, how do I change from User Daniel to Administrator Daniel?

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    General_WinGeneral_Win Registered User regular
    edited April 2010
    Did you retake ownership? It doesn't matter if you're the only user, some times you gotta retake ownership. Sometimes the the owner is "System".

    If that doesn't work try this: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/how-to-delete-a-system-file-in-windows-vista/ Same this as I posted above.

    Also try in safe mode.

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