Forcing deletion of folder with ReadOnly files.

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    lukeandmax
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    Hello World

    I’m trying to complete this: I need to delete
    documents & settingsusernamelocal settingstemp
    folder at computer startup and I’m implementing this via GPO.

    My peice of code is:

    Code:
    set oFS = CreateObject(“Scripting.FileSystemObject”)
    set oWSH = CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”)

    ‘gets the last logged on user
    sLastUser = oWSH.RegRead (“HKLMSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogonDefaultUserName”)
    ‘set path
    sTempPath = “c:Documents and Settings” & sLastUser & “Local SettingsTemp”

    ‘delete entire folder
    oFS.DeleteFolder(sTempPath)

    Everything works fine, except when inside TEMP folder there are Read-Only files.
    In that case I receive an Access Denied during computer startup.
    Is there a way to force deletion for RO files (or anso for locked files) so that deletion is surely completed?

    Thanks so much

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