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cant delete file please help

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by justme123, Jan 21, 2007.

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  1. justme123

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    hello, recently i downloaded a file that was supposed to be an mp3. however, when i tried playing it nothing happened. when i right click to choose delete the options are completely different. all options i am given are options in winamp. i also tried removing it with move on boot and it tells me that the file is not found. not really sure what to do from here im pretty stuck. any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
     
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  3. Rich-M

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    have you tried in safe mode as it may be an active file.
     
  4. bernardus

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    Try moveonboot a freeware utility

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  5. lefty1953

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    You could also try a file shredding program. But first try it in Safe mode as mentioned before.
     
  6. bernardus

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    Could the file be moved at all? If yes move it to a diskette or whatever and delete it. Or move to a created partition and format. If nasty you could move the whole folder to another partition or stick. A file can be protected but sometimes you could move or even delete a whole folder.
    Avenger is also a nasty file remover. and see:
    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...familyid=AD724AE0-E72D-4F54-9AB3-75B8EB148356

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