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  1. Jeff B

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    hello,
    I cannot get rid of a file on my desktop. When I try to move it onto recycle bin the warning message reads: "Cannot find specified file. Make sure you specify the correct path and file name."
    I tried to move it to an external hard drive, now I have the same file on the external drive and a copy on my desktop.
    I tried renaming file. I tried opening in safe mode and trying to delete file. Nothing has worked. It is an XP pro OS.
    Can anyone help me? Please!
    Jeff


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    Where did it come from? What are its name and properties?
     
  3. Jeff B

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    The files were graphics files. The are all empty, but I can't delete them.and I can't move the folders to the recycle bin.
     
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    After searching and trying command line prompts, opening in safe mode and trying to delete, renaming folder. Nothing seems to be working so far. Can anyone help me out?
    Thanks, Jeff
     
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    Thank you!
    The stubborn little folder was vaporized by "Unblocker".
    I appreciate your help.
    Jeff
     
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    You're welcome! (y)
     
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