Error Deleting WowMatrix on Windows Vista

Normally, you should be able to delete WowMatrix by simply dragging it to the Recycle Bin. However, on some Vista systems (usually those upgraded from an earlier version of Windows), you may get the following error message:

"Destination Folder Access Denied - You need permission to perform this action"

If you are getting the above error message when trying to delete WowMatrix on Windows Vista, the following step-by-step guide will help you resolve the issue:

  1. Right-click the problematic file (or files) and select Properties
  2. Properties will have opened in a new window
  3. Click on the Security tab
  4. Click Advanced in the lower right
  5. In the Advanced Security Settings window that pops up, click on the Owner tab
  6. Click Edit
  7. Click Other users or groups
  8. Click Advanced
  9. Click Find Now
  10. Double-click your user account
  11. Click OK to all of the remaining windows except the first Properties window
  12. Select your user account from the list up top and click Edit
  13. Select your user account from the list up top again and then in the pane below, check Full control under Allow
  14. You'll get a security warning, click Yes
  15. Click OK to save your updated permissions
  16. Click OK to close the Properties window

Happy gaming!