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I cannot delete folders i put on a 1gb memory stick from my imac, i get error code 1407 or "you do not have sufficient privileges" messages

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  • grl53 Apr 17, 2008

    i had the same problem with an old 120 mb stick and then realised it had a lock button which when unlocked allowed me to erase files, however the freed up space did not become available until i erased the stick with disk utility. i though i would do the same with my 1gb stick (no lock button) but when i connected it up i found i could delete folders normally - strange!!

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This is something I have found... Read on


you probably will not like my solution but my problem was only a mini external drive with about 20 files. I opened each file and <save> to another drive. For me it was easy, I saved to my HD. Then open Disk Utility and <erase> my mini drive, which remformatted me a clean and usable drive. Then just copied the files I saved and DONE.

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