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Solved: Get rid of this file

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by rebon, Feb 12, 2005.

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  1. rebon

    rebon Thread Starter

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    I have a file on my desktop that no matter how I try it wont let me delete it :(
    I remember some time ago some one had a similar problem and a member gave a link to a free utility called REMOVE ON BOOT or something like that.

    Anyhow I have googled and searched this forum but I just can't find it. Anyone no of a utility that will remove any file?


    thx...rob
     
  2. telecom69

    telecom69 Gone but never forgotten

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  3. rebon

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    Thank you for the reply, no that's not the one that seems to need to be in the start up of the pc. The programme I used to have would remove a file on demand. thank's for the link though.

    If I remember correctly it was a link given by hewee to a thread I was reading.
     
  4. telecom69

    telecom69 Gone but never forgotten

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    One way you might find it if you can remember roughly when it was is to click on heewees name and then on find all posts by heewee,its a long shot but the best I can think of
     
  5. rebon

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    Thanks I will try that.
     
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    :D Good luck rebon....Hewee only has 34,198 posts! ;) :D
     
  7. rebon

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    Got it sorted, following a re-boot of the pc, tuneup utilities 2004 allowed me to shred this anoying file :)

    thx...rob
     
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    Hi Rob,
    'CWShredder' or 'Killbox' may be the application :)
    Cheers, Yvonne
     
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    Hewee comes through again (y) :D
    See Angelize...that wasn't so difficult was it? :p ;) :D
    Hewee: You've put in another fantastic day's work, here.
    Time for bed isn't it? ;)
    Carolyn :)
     
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    telecom69 Gone but never forgotten

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    rebon please mark this thread solved by going into thread tools top right,and thanks to all who replied (y)
     
  12. rebon

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    Many thanks for the help all :)
     
  13. ill-literate

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    so yeah, this thread is like 3 years old? but i've run into the same problem.

    i have a file, when i look at its properties, it says it has 0 bytes and practically it no longer exist. BUT the icon is still on my desktop and i cant get rid of it.

    i tried the links that were posted here and some of them are no longer working. i'm wonderin if anyone has the answer for a windows vista? i tried tune-up utilities and that's not even working. i tried some other softwares but perhaps i just dont know jack about computers to know what im really suppose to be looking for.
     
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