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cant delete folder it is corrupt

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Phil_Crane, Jul 31, 2006.

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  1. Phil_Crane

    Phil_Crane Thread Starter

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    well there is a folder on my hdd which is saying its corrupt and i cant seem to rename or delete it i even tried in safe mode and still couldnt get it to go, could this be a virus or anything stoping it from being deleted
     
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    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

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    What is the folder called and where is it located?
     
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    Phil_Crane Thread Starter

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    its on my external hard drive and it is called windows documentation/it tech documents, it is where i used to keep all my it work and stuff but i lost it all im trying to get it back looking all over the net etc now but i want rid of this folder its annoying the hell out of me
     
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    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

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    Try running Chkdsk which may prompt to remove it:

    Go to Start, right-click My Computer - select Manage - Storage - Disk Management, right-click the Volume (the external hard drive) - select Properties - Tools and click on Check Now... put a check mark in both options and click Start.
     
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