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Surely they would want to know about this problem. isn't Full Control what it says it is? I installed the RC from the XP Pro CD that came with my PC. Save the file and close it.
Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now how about booting with a win98 boot disk and deleting from a dos environment. Even booted into my dual boot on drive G and tried to delete the cmdcons folder on drive C, could not. More...
Its nice to have someone hop in on this. They must install the current ComboFix on a machine which does not have the cmdcons dir on the C drive yet. ComboFix is a WONDERFUL tool, I appreciate it very much, but I think this may be a bug i.e. Social Sharing Find TechSpot on...
The tools used may cause damage if used on a computer with different infections. Remove the line C:\CMDCONS\BOOTSECT.DAT="Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" /cmdcons 8. Attempts to do any other file or dir in the cmdcons results in the same message.WinXP SP2, C drive is the location of the dir. I've discovered that WRC can be put on a startup floppy or CD, so I might do that, but I take your point.
Warning: Modifying the Boot.ini file incorrectly may prevent your computer from restarting. Recently, following a virus attack, I installed Windows Recovery Console. no permission there. So, I'm wondering if there are any techies in here that have a test box they might use.
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D. news Giving "instructions" which are followed by "ha ha I'm joking" is hardly a laughing matter. Click upon the "cmdcons" folder to select it, then right click upon it and select "Sharing and Security"Click to expand... No, create an account now.
It is a brilliant program and I really want to be able to use it in the future, but even as I do not want viruses/trojans/rogues on my system with out I clicked upon the user (not me as user) who had "Special" permission (aside from me). In the process of all of this, I learned far more about the recovery console, blowing up partitions on dual boot drives, the ComboFix tool etc. http://fortecrm.net/cannot-remove/cannot-remove-folder-nwwia.html Please post the contents of this file in your next reply.
I can format the C drive to get rid of this but I am TOO stubborn to try and take the easy way. The latter is the case on most all folders on my drive, yet I can delete those folders and I could not delete the cmdcons folder. Right-click boot.ini on the system partition and select Properties, then clear the "Read-only" checkbox. 6.
I did not want to go too wild playing with the ownership settings, I'm not brilliant with them and I didn't want to lock myself out of something.
What I really need is someone who can experiment with this situation on their machine. Today, now knowing how to get bailed out of the ridiculous mess I was in (thank you Partition Magic), I am going to install ComboFix again w/recovery console, and see if Gammers Back to top #9 caperdog caperdog BC Advisor 954 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Nova Scotia Local time:02:02 AM Posted 20 September 2009 - 05:01 PM ok i like puzzles .... I am now afraid to use ComboFix again until I resolve this cmdcons non-deletion issue.
the matter of not being able to delete the cmdcons folder per MS instructions and after ComboFix has installed it.And another post elsewhere after finding the fix.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Howdy All,Drum rollllllll... THE FIX: The problem is due to an ownership/permission thing! As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged check my blog I "suspect" that is the problem, but there may be some hidden file that loads that keeps that RC active?
Have followed all the steps above as far as, Now then... What can be achieved with WRC that cannot be achieved with a diskette boot? Right-click the file or folder, click Properties, and then click the Security tab.Click to expand... Make sure the disk is no full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use." I guess the 'Access denied' applies whenever a file is active or open,
First follow these MS instructions: 1. Here is what I did to resolve my problem...A. In my "Permission" section the user "Everyone" was noted as having "Special" permission. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.
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