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Cannot delete files - Error 0x80070570

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by sopidy, Oct 21, 2007.

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  1. sopidy

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    One day I just couldn't delete or move most files off of my computer. At first I thought it was just files on my desktop, but I found out tonight its also files in my documents folder. And its not all files, just some....

    I get this message:

    ***********************************************
    An unexpected error is preventing the operation. Make a note of this error code, which might be useful if you get additional help to resolve this problem:

    Error 0x80070570: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable
    ***********************************************

    I tried searching through many forums and this error code is also associated with some kind of DVD error or backup error...none of which applies to me. I simply want to put a word document, powerpoint document, JPEG into the trash.

    In the replies to the DVD error or backup error people were talking about ownership blah blah blah....if the solution to this problem also requires some kind of ownership deal....would you mind explaining things step by step? I have no idea what that means.

    Thanks! :D
     
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