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File deletion error

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by kdm31091, Feb 17, 2006.

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  1. kdm31091

    kdm31091 Thread Starter

    Feb 9, 2006
    Okay, I download a file and its on my desktop now. But the download was cancelled. Now even after removing the file from the download folder, it still says "Cannot Delete File: It is being used..." blah blah. How do I get rid of the pesky thing?
  2. Cheeseball81

    Cheeseball81 Retired Moderator

    Mar 3, 2004
    Delete it in Safe Mode. :)
  3. valis

    valis Moderator

    Sep 24, 2004
    also, the below has come in handy an unbelievable amount of times, for those of lacking patience and the ability to hit the f8 key:

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