I just moved from a computer with Vista to one with Windows 7 (64-bit). In doing, I saved a bunch of emails on the old computer as files, then copied them (over a wireless network) to the new computer. The browser was Firefox; the files are .eml filetype.
Now, I want to delete some.
I can't delete the individual files: 'delete' doesn't appear in the context menu, and I can't drag them to the Recycle Bin. However, I think I can delete the entire folder: 'delete' is in the folder's context menu, whether the folder is in the left or main
pane. But I don't want to delete the entire folder.
Now this is what I really don't understand. I go the folder's properties, uncheck the read-only box (it's not checked, but solid color), hit 'apply' and 'OK," I get a window and it's running through all the files. But when I go back to the folder's properties,
the box is filled in again. The read-only box for the files is unchecked, but I still can't delete then.
I ran Windows Explorer as administrator, but it doesn't seem to matter. The 'full control' box is checked in Properties...Details.
I even added a "no need to keep" subfolder. I can copy the .eml files I no longer want to that folder, but not
move them, which is what I want to do (to clean out the folder).
What should I do?
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