However - as we've seen - the results so far are nothing if not problematic. I spent the last 30 mins of my life searching for this issue in google and I've found only really stupid suggestions and explanations of this little problem. Now I tried and it worked.Thanks million times. Not even the "." or ".." for 'current' and 'upper-level' folders. Check This Out
I don't know what the "/a" option is supposed to do without additional specifiers, but it worked for this case.@Anurag, in step 1, to cd to your desktop, just type "cd Creating file ".com.apple.smb.streams.off" at the root of the share does not clear the problem. Nov 19, 2013 7:44 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by joshsmith2, joshsmith2 Nov 20, 2013 4:33 AM in response to Finicle Level 1 (0 points) Nov 20, Ennev June 26. 2009 13:28 i have tried every thing but nothing seems to work. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/320081
That way, no matter what the offending character is, there's no guess work. It works because you don't need to specify any path (and the ANY filename, right or wrong it is, with ending point o ending spaces: it doesn't matters). Stickman October 5. 2008 01:16 awesome!
Just read the last few paragraphs: "So at a command prompt I was able to delete the file using..." Duncan Smart November 14. 2008 10:13 Thanks a lot for this information Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum. If the poster gets a prize, who gets it, the person presenting it or the first author? Cannot Delete Folder Could Not Find This Item windows sharing permission file-sharing smb share|improve this question edited Oct 18 '12 at 13:18 asked Oct 16 '12 at 14:11 Keith Loughnane 126114 has any progress been made on
Anurag Anil March 29. 2009 20:24 Ty for the info...At last i deleted that pesky file john March 31. 2009 21:09 THANK YOU SOOO MUCH!!!!!!!!! Windows Server 2012 Cannot Delete Folder The icon, list, and cover flow views appear to handle each folder's preview settings individually. I had to look through the comments again to realize my annoying file had a SPACE at the end and not a dot. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5240715?tstart=0 Yes, it worked on my (Win XP NTFS) system.
No longer. Cannot Delete Folder Windows 10 Nice May 17. 2009 10:30 Hi, I'm probably the most unfortunate of you all - I've got a folder whose name ends with a backslash. We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions. I used, Chkdsk, Moveonboot and unlocker but they did not help me.
We've had to exclude it from our backups because the folder gives the "Unreadable" error when trying to access it. http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/unable-to-delete-mac-files-from-2003-server.2919905/ In my case, it was a space at the end of too-long filenames.(It worked even though I have SP3!)Perhaps these WERE a deliberate trap... Cannot Delete Folder Windows 7 Mac #2 will stull receive the authentication prompt.Authenticating as an administrator will bring up an error dialog indicating you do not have permission to rename that folder. Cannot Delete File Access Denied You are smarter than the MS guys :) Ravi August 3. 2009 16:09 I know this conversation is over a year old, but I had to reply: Tech Guy, you are
The file was on a file share which had been accessed by a Mac user. his comment is here United States Copyright © Apple Inc. Wasn't aware of that. I like many others feel the wrath of The MAN often and appreciate simple solutions. Cannot Delete Folder Open In Another Program
You're a genius. :) David September 14. 2009 20:31 This worked like a charm! I went through half this list trying every suggestion, then I hit your solution. Can you please help me with this. this contact form But it just doesnt work for my other invalid files.)So for people like me, that cannot delete files by the above method, this is what I used to solve it:www.soft411.com/.../DelinvFile.htmEasy to
Then, just 20 minutes ago, I found your explanation, clearly and simply written...and better than your explanation, your solution, also clearly written. Cannot Delete Folder Access Denied Some third-party vendors don't support it.It works until it doesn't, and then the 3rd-party will tell you they don't support it. Keep in mind that those 3rd-party apps are coded to expect I would get an error message that read, "Cannot read from source disk".Frustrated,with re-install disks in hand, i decided to research the problem and I stumbled across this post.THANK YOU SO
i have only used the command prompt once prior to this, so i need step by step instructions. Certainly Stephen, Fincle, and I are having the same issue and have come to the same conculsion. Karthik.India June 8. 2009 04:53 Thanks Dude. Windows Cannot Delete Folder In Use I can confirm that we had the same problem there.
Dan August 3. 2009 19:51 I had a Safari shortcut that had that "cannot read ...". So if Windows doesn't appear to allow these file names, how did they get to be created? Since the volume was on a raid 5 i doubted it was a bad sector.Thanks again ! http://brrian.net/cannot-delete/unable-to-delete-file-windows-server-2003.html Pramod August 13. 2009 21:20 This Worked for Me !!!Many thanks Duncan.
Your solution (after trying many) was the only way I could get these folders to delete! I suffered for one year with one file/notfile on my Destop (no possibility for change name, delete or move through normal way) Vašek May 21. 2009 20:51 Thanks! Vekos March 14. 2009 20:50 Thanks, I waded thru a lot of info and tried several things before I found your solution bryan March 15. 2009 16:20 THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! Folders and files are gone, and able to delete folder from drive.
You're a lifesaver... Anurag Anil May 9. 2009 15:11 Great! Your tip helped also in this case. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic
Thank you very, very much!!! Please do read my post explaining the issue.http://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/show/27815-os-x-10-7-and-later-and-samba-server-and-client-cl...Point being: "Samba" server in OS X is entirely distinct from client connections from Mac OS X to cifs/smb or samba servers. White 13010 I'm using SMB as far as I know there isn't another option. –Keith Loughnane Oct 18 '12 at 7:45 @KeithLoughnane what are you putting for I downloaded a file off one of the many sendspace/rapidshare/mediafire clones and the file ended up corrupt.
Keith September 18. 2008 08:57 Finally!I had been searching all of Microsoft Knowledge Base and the whole web for a solution to this, with nothing but "Contact Microsoft support".This here worked!Thank Kushagra Udai March 14. 2009 12:13 This works wonderfully.For those havin' trouble typing in the path, click and drag the file name into cmd eg: del "\\?\click and drag the name Bless you my child. It is really annoying to have it on your desktop.
Most of the suggested solutions worked if your computer recognises the existance of the cursed folder, but in my case it said the location (folder) didn´t exist, or that it had