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Error in deleting file

By Aamir
Apr 27, 2007
  1. i am unable to delete this file what could be the reason?
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  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Boot into safe mode, under your normal user name(NOT THE ADMINISTRATOR ACCOUNT). See how HERE.

    Now try deleting the file.

    If that doesn`t help, try this utility HERE.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  3. Aamir

    Aamir TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    Trying the Safe Mode didn't help but other Utility worked. btw i forgot to notice the change in disk size!! And may i know y it was hard to delete it under normal operation?
     
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    As it reported, the file was in use. It is a music file, right?
     
  5. Aamir

    Aamir TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17

    yes it was music file but it was not being used as far as i knew.
     
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