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Thread: Not able to delete some files

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    As the thread title says ive got some problems trying to delete some files.

    So i need some type of software which can tell me which programm is still using them so that i can stop them from doing so.

    Ive abviously tried rebooting which doesnt do the trick.
    Open your mind

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    unlocker will do the trick (if it's on xp). After a failed delete/move/rename, it will apear with a list of processes that are using that file. It will give you several options including "unlock", "delete after next boot", "kill process" and "delete/move/rename". This won't work in vista because bista will keep trying until you tell it to cancel.

    For vista, I'd use eraser. After install, it ads a right click option to erase a file. This will overwrite the file as many times as you specify. After it fails to overwrite, it gives you the option to delete on next reboot.

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    Here is a simple program which will delete most files
    no install needed
    see attachment below

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    Last edited by 100%; 06-12-2007 at 09:39 PM.

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    Thanks mbucari1

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    thanks guys will give them a try
    Open your mind

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    Also try in windows xp...start/run/msconfig/startup/disable all/apply and restart the cpu, that will kill alot of programs from running in the background.

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    Great to know thanks

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