Deleting Files

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lsdurana

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I am trying to delete a file that I downloaded. When I try to delete it, it says "Cannot delete dmd-awty: It is being used by another person or program." I closed everything and even restarted, but the file won't delete. What do I do?
 
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Have you tried looking at System Configurator? Click on the Start button then click on Run. In the window that appears click on the Startup tab and uncheck anything in there which you don't recognise. Alternatively you could check what services are running by typing services.msc in the Run box and look for any suspicious processes going on, be careful what you disable in there though as some processes are vital for your computer to run.
 

lsdurana

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I didn't get the start > run thing. I tried the services.msc but I didn't find anything. Could you explain what I do when I click on "run" or if you have any other suggestions. Thanks
 
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Copies, moves or deletes files and folders on the next system boot. The utility is very useful when the user needs to replace or delete files which are locked by other applications, loaded into the memory or just cannot be changed until next system boot.

Don't leave home without it (y)

Freeware Version ;)
 
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Isdurana,
Type "msconfig" in the run box then press the startup tab. Did you try deleting the file in safe mode?
 
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