Can't delete invalid file

By joycka
Oct 14, 2009
  1. I have a 0 KB file that I can't delete, rename or move. I've been able to delete invalid files in the past with PurgeIE's delinvFile program, but the program doesn't work on this one.

    Is there another program that might work? (of course, I've already tried right-click/delete in Windows XP).
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

  3. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Guru Posts: 445

    FileASSASSIN or MoveOnBoot. If those apps can't delete the file I need more info.

    What are you doing when the file first appeared?
    What's the full path of the file?
    Did it occur when your PC hanged and you have to reset?
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    try unlocker or killbox
  5. frienley

    frienley TS Rookie Posts: 16

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