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

    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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