AW: AW: Problems deleting folders on Vista - error #?

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at kestner.de
Tue Feb 10 03:10:01 CST 2009


Hi Jacqueline,
I am glad I am not again the only one having curiosities :)
I have to say that my Vista system knowledge isn't that profound, but I can
say that I created all of the folders with a Rev prog (which works without
problems) and tried to delete them with another Rev prog (revDeleteFolder)
under the same user. This user has full rights on these folders. The folders
are even empty

Does anybody knows where I find the explanation of "the result" numbers
after revDeleteFolders (2,3,5,32)?

Should I delete folders with a shell command? What does Vista say to this?
Has anybody by chance an example of a Win shell deleting of a folder
including content - I am not that shell guy :)

Btw. How do you install an app to run as admin? I just know to do it by hand
with right mouse key.

Tiemo


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com [mailto:use-revolution-
> bounces at lists.runrev.com] Im Auftrag von J. Landman Gay
> Gesendet: Montag, 9. Februar 2009 21:35
> An: How to use Revolution
> Betreff: Re: AW: Problems deleting folders on Vista - error #?
> 
> Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:
> > Yes I did - with right mouse key - "run as admin"
> > It deleted some of the folders, but not all, strange to say especially
> not
> > the folders in my Users Dir
> > Any idea?
> 
> No ideas, but I'm having similar problems with some (but not all) Vista
> customers when my app tries to *create* a folder in the users directory.
>   The app makes a folder named for itself, and then puts sub-folders
> inside later. The sub-folders get created but sometimes the enclosing
> one does not. I'm at a loss to understand why. The app is installed to
> run as administrator.
> 
> I'll watch this thread with interest. What's the deal with Vista
> permissions in the user's Documents folder?
> 
> --
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> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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