#935 - I Can't Delete a Folder
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It's not what you think
This week's featured article -- I Can't Delete a Folder -- isn't about deleting a folder.
It's about a little bit of philosophy(?) that, in my opinion, is incredibly important to saving yourself much time and frustration when it comes to your technology.
Heck, it's a bit of advice that applies to all of life.
Also this week:
- Getting data from an unbootable machine.
- Password protecting an external drive.
- OK, ok ... we'll delete the folder I couldn't delete.
As always, links below.
So Gary and I both came back from our travels a little under the weather. And next week I'm out on the road again! So ... the haitus continues.
I Can't Delete a Folder
Why I don't care.
Not every problem is worth solving.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
How Do I Get Files From a Machine That Won't Boot?
|If your machine won't boot for some reason, there are a couple of approaches to try to get data off its hard drive.|
How Should I Password-Protect an External Hard Drive?
|You want more than a password; you want encryption. Encrypting an external drive can be done with the right software.|
How Do I Delete a Folder I Can't Delete
|Files and folders can be undeletable for a variety of reasons. I'll review several techniques to try when faced with the issue.|
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How Do I Delete a Folder I Can't DeleteFiles and folders can't be deletable for a variety of reasons. I'll review several techniques to try when faced with the issue.
How Should I Password-Protect an External Hard Drive?You want more than a password; you want encryption. Encrypting an external drive can be done with the right software.
I Can't Delete a FolderNot every problem is worth solving.
How Do I Get Files From a Computer That Won't Boot?If your computerwon't boot for some reason, there are a couple of approaches to try to get files off its hard drive.
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