You hate magnify.exe yet you are unable to delete magnify.exe


  1. Take ownership of magnify.exe
  2. Move it to a new filename
  3. Celebrate


takeown /f "%windir%\system32\Magnify.exe" && icacls "%windir%\system32\Magnify.exe" /grant administrators:F
echo "Took ownership of Magnify.exe!"
move "%windir%\system32\Magnify.exe" "%windir%\system32\Magnify.exe.ihateyou"
Last modified: August 13, 2013



Eddy Adams 

Copy-pasted into command prompt and it worked instantly! I love you.

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