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Solved: After deltree directory still exist

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Xynd, Jan 19, 2006.

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  1. Xynd

    Xynd Thread Starter

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    Hi Guys,

    I want to reinstall windows so I boot from boot disk than deltree the c:\Windows.
    I know It gonna take some time so I just left my computer.
    After about 2 hours the computer seem to be freezing as it is still the same when I left it ( nothing tell me that the deleting process has finished)
    I ctrl-alt del then deltree windows again but it say bad command or file name so I assume the directory has been deleted but when I dir, the windows directory still exist.
    How to remove it?


    Thank you
     
  2. kiwiguy

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    The "bad command or filename" refers to your "deltree" command, not the directory you are trying to delete.

    Is the deltree.exe file actually on the boot disk?
     
  3. Xynd

    Xynd Thread Starter

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    Should be, because when I use that command the first time, it ask whether I really want to delete and I answer yes
     
  4. kiwiguy

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    But the error insists that either you either typed the command wrongly or the file is not there. That is the standard DOS error for such an event.

    Use the DIR command when at the A:\ prompt to view the files on A:
     
  5. Xynd

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    Well...... when I dir there's no deltree in my floppy.

    Silly me.
     
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