Windows 10: I have an empty Folder I am denied access to an would like to delete

Discus and support I have an empty Folder I am denied access to an would like to delete in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I am new to Windows 10. Use Win 7 at work and been a Mac User at home for the last 5 years.... Need a Windows machine. But I have an issue trying to... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Jeff Waldrop, Jun 2, 2018.

  1. Jeff Waldrop Win User

    I have an empty Folder I am denied access to an would like to delete


    I am new to Windows 10. Use Win 7 at work and been a Mac User at home for the last 5 years.... Need a Windows machine.

    But I have an issue trying to delete a folder on my One Drive. It is actually a folder within a folder. No files. I am definitely logged on to the PC as a Admin. I checked that under users. I am the only user. when I drill down to the second folder within the first on my One Drive folder, I get the following message:


    I have an empty Folder I am denied access to an would like to delete [​IMG]


    It is just bugging me that I can't delete it. Trying to learn why..... so I can understand going forward.

    When I try to delete the Parent Folder that contains the one I have now permission, I get this error....

    I have an empty Folder I am denied access to an would like to delete [​IMG]


    :)
     
    Jeff Waldrop, Jun 2, 2018
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  2. Jose Est Win User

    Destination Folder Access Denied

    Hi,

    There are times that you may run into the issue of being unable to open or access or work with files and folder. The common message that flashes on your computer screen when you try doing so reads: "Access Denied."

    This can occur for one or more of the following reasons:

    • The folder ownership may have changed.
    • You do not have the proper permissions.
    • The file may be encrypted.
    • The file may be in use.
    • The file may be corrupt.
    • The user profile may be corrupt.
    To resolve this issue, the first step is to run CHKDSK. It detects and fix disk corruption. To run CHKDSK, follow these steps:

    • Press Win+X.
    • Select Command Prompt (Admin).
    • In the window that opens enter your CHKDSK command.
    Get back to us to if you need further assistance.
     
    Jose Est, Jun 11, 2018
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  3. EsMj Win User
    Change Folder Destination access Denied

    Thanks.

    After following the steps suggested, I get the message "Access denied" in command prompt.

    Please advise how to allow permission.
     
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