Can't delete old file!

By Doctor Gallop ยท 5 replies
Nov 7, 2006
  1. Hello everyone,
    I recently tried a Spyware program called "Super AntiSpyWare Romover' and hated it.
    I uninstalled it through the control panel then went in and sent the folder to the Recycle Bin.
    Now when I try to empty the Bin It refuses to empty! I get a pop up window which says: [Image is attached.]
    Does anyone have any advice [in laymans terms] on how to get rid of this annoyance.

    Thank you.

    Attached Files:

  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

  3. Doctor Gallop

    Doctor Gallop TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 227   +11

    I followed your instructions to the letter but the problem remains.
    Thank you for your help anyway Howard.
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Can you restore the file from the recycle bin?

    If so, try renaming it and deleting it again.

    If that still doesn`t work, go HERE and read the instructions.

    Post a HJT log as an attachment and I`ll advise.

    Regards Howard :)
  5. tomrca

    tomrca TS Rookie Posts: 1,000

    hi Doctor Gallop
    my experience of that message, usually indicates that the file you are attempting to remove/delete, is still being used with or by another programme. make sure that all files are closed that could contain that programme, ie, my docs or my briefcase etc. you may also need to look in your programme start up, and stop all the processes connected to that programme, using run and msconfig. see if that works..
  6. panos_gr

    panos_gr TS Rookie Posts: 21

    try this file "MOVE ON BOOT" or something like that.anyway google it, download it and run the the file that you want to remove and then reboot your computer.after the reboot is finished, the file is gonna be gone.:) :) :)
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