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problem removing a download

By fizzletog
Sep 24, 2005
  1. I have downloaded a self extracting exe file onto my desktop now I can't delete it. It says another program is using it. I can't even move it to another location. The only thing that could be using it is the desktop itself. How can I get rid of this thing?!

    Update...Found the same problem in an earlier post. Sorry.
     
  2. Eleventeen

    Eleventeen TS Rookie Posts: 55

    When you start your computer up try to boot into safe mode by pressing F8. Then you can probably delete it.
     
  3. fizzletog

    fizzletog TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Problem solved

    Thanks,
    I had tried that but it still didn't work. I found a previous post with the same problem and tried Dr. Delete as suggested. It's gone now.
     
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