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Doing some Beta testing of another software on one of my comp's, I uninstalled SAS by using the Windows uninstaller (controle panel).

That was no problem, but unfortunately the SAS folder remains in my 'Programs' folder.

Trying to delete the folder just ends up in: Denied access to several folders.

How do I get rid of it?????

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There are several ways to remove a file or folder that will not delete using conventional means. But, given the beta program installed, none of these may work. If that's the case, I would just leave it as it's not going to hurt anything.

Try these:

1) Log in as the Admin from Safe Mode and try to delete it.

2) Google "move on boot" which can delete a file or folder before Window's starts.

3) Reinstall then uninstall sas. I don't know if this will work given the beta program.

BTW-Does the access denied give more details? For example: permission access?

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Doing some Beta testing of another software on one of my comp's, I uninstalled SAS by using the Windows uninstaller (controle panel).

That was no problem, but unfortunately the SAS folder remains in my 'Programs' folder.

Trying to delete the folder just ends up in: Denied access to several folders.

How do I get rid of it?????

Simply re-install and the immediatly uninstall and reboot.

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http://www.filehippo.com/download_unlocker/

Unlocker is the solution to the following types of Windows error messages

* Cannot delete folder: It is being used by another person or program

* Cannot delete file: Access is denied

* There has been a sharing violation.

* The source or destination file may be in use.

* The file is in use by another program or user.

* Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use.

1. Simply right click the folder or file and select Unlocker

2. If the folder or file is locked, a window listing of lockers will appear

3. Simply click Unlock All and you are done!

=)

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Got it out, but not without a 'fight'.

Attempt to reinstall using the original set-up file, re-install and the uninstall ended in:

Internal eror 2753: Superantispyware.exe and numerous othe errors.

That again ended in BSOD!

Managed to re-boot the 'hard' way.

Deleted 'old' set-up file and downloaded new.

Disabled PCTIS Beta4 (not without problems)

Ran new set-upfile. During set-up it claimed it had to un-install older version (not installed??) before installing new. Clicked ok and went through installation without problems.

Uninstalled immedeately after install, only empty SAS folder left in prg files folder - deleted.

Everything seems to be ok.

SAS is still used as second scanner on two other comps running McAfee IS. (Dells).

As theese two comps are used by quite some people I have the 'demand' of autoscanning of all inserted USB memmory sticks which McAffe has.

What about SAS?

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