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They should not contain a solidus ("slash", "/") character or any other special ASCII character such as a trademark, quotation mark, or copyright symbol. Well Angelwarrior, it has been an extreme pleasure working with you. YMMV Jim #13 xgsound, May 31, 2014 postmortemIA Diamond Member Joined: Jul 11, 2006 Messages: 7,556 Likes Received: 4 heh there was win xp bug with large avi files where Highlight the file in question by (1) a left click and (2) hitting the space bar 1x. http://brrian.net/to-delete/unable-to-delete-ip4.html

And thanks for the compliments. I tried to use the programs suggested, but it happened with all of them. I continue to be grateful for your help and I am patient with the process. Note: If you're trying to delete a file that wasn't completely downloaded or copied, check out this document. see here

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I will note those programs you mentioned and see if any of them work. -DJ/angelwarrior 03-03-2008, 07:19 AM #8 Dunedin TSF Team Emeritus Microsoft Visitng Expert Join Neither the McAfee shredder nor CCleaner are able to do anything with it. #5 ssilvermuk, May 30, 2014 Virgorising Diamond Member Joined: Apr 9, 2013 Messages: 4,470 Likes Received: 0 Free Computer Magazines and eBooks How to Easily Remove Bloatware from Windows 10 Windows 10 Maintenance: What Has Changed and What You Need to Consider Guide to the Windows 10 Start let's activate the "hidden" Administrator account.

I have seen and have been involved in situations here where a "hidden" Admin account had been activated and then the user is actually locked out of their system usually requiring Take care and should you have another question or problem, come back to TSF. that may be fix your errorClick to expand... I typed in exactly what you said...specifically, (my username as such on my computer)...

Also if you have a video file you can't delete now, deleting this key will allow you to do so. Download Unlocker Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Aug 18, 2002 #3 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,715 +397 UPDATE: I had this problem earlier with a few avi movies that I'm needing to change their directory. http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/282677-cant-delete-avi-file.html Next stop, Linux.Click to expand...

It will work for you as it did for the OP. Nobody should ever assume, we have to be thorough. So sorry. I can tell you that I don't have any program on my taskbar that would be automatically accessing it, no sharewares or anything else I can think of...

  1. JC __________________ BSOD Posting Instructions - Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista `` ` `Driver Reference Table (DRT) jcgriff2 BSODs ▫ Hex Date Conversion Microsoft MVP 2009-2015 03-03-2008, 04:58 PM
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  3. Including the one that controls the taskbar and desktop. 3) Use Task Manager or Process Explorer's Run command to open a command prompt. 4) Use command prompt to delete file.

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Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-files/cannot-delete-of-rename-foldersfiles-the-action/a1c0d8b1-f3a4-47d6-8b39-5ba042473405 Wow, I feel so good. How To Delete Avi File Many thanks for the recommendation, and to all those who offered advice. (Still bemused as to how this arose though!) Steve #15 ssilvermuk, Jun 1, 2014 Virgorising Diamond Member Joined: Bye for now. . .

Terms of Service - Privacy Policy - Contact Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows http://brrian.net/to-delete/unable-to-delete-files-from-mac.html Aug 17, 2004 #6 Goalie TS Booster Posts: 616 Ahh, but disabling that can disable other functionality of windows. Latest: jimbob200521, Dec 22, 2016 at 12:53 PM PC Gaming Stay classy Mississippi, and stay burning Latest: Sheik Yerbouti, Dec 22, 2016 at 12:53 PM Politics and News Grilling in winter- OK?

let's see.... 18 hours!! I'm assuming leaving the admin account on my computer won't hurt anything, or interfere....I'm assuming to change password/remove, one can go into the control panel to do it, which I know The state of Texas demanded, under threat of legal action, a tax file formatted for the PC (Lotus, I think) from our IBM mainframe system. Check This Out Apple makes no representations regarding third-party website accuracy or reliability.

JC __________________ BSOD Posting Instructions - Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista `` ` `Driver Reference Table (DRT) jcgriff2 BSODs ▫ Hex Date Conversion Microsoft MVP 2009-2015 03-04-2008, 10:46 PM solved Can't Delete Winrar File solved need to delete file, cant take ownership Unable to delete avi movie files after viewing in WMP Can not delete avi files solved Can't delete If does work, post back, and I can explain what the cause of the problem is.

I will note those programs you mentioned and see if any of them work. -DJ/angelwarrior Hi again. . .

takeown /f %systemdrive%\users\username\shared\TheDaVinciCode2006.avi I get an error that says the system can't find the path specified. Stay logged in Search titles only Posted by Member: Separate names with a comma. jcgriff2 __________________ BSOD Posting Instructions - Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista `` ` `Driver Reference Table (DRT) jcgriff2 BSODs ▫ Hex Date Conversion Microsoft MVP 2009-2015 03-02-2008, 05:43 AM All type of new files will be shown including hidden, system, etc... (There will be letters on the right side of the dates "A" "H" "S", etc..).

Any suggestions? Ask ! I used to use Unlocker, but bet if U get Killbox and use it, that avi file will be history: http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/pocket_killbox.html Pls report back. -___________________________________ Edit: http://metallica.geekstogo.com/killboxexplanation.html This thing works. this contact form If files are locked, unlock them before deleting or delete using the tips in the "Deleting locked files" section below.

You could go through 100GB in a minute or so. Usually, Mac OS X can delete files whose names contain special characters, but sometimes you might need to follow this advice. Hi, I downloaded an .avi file (Da Vinci Code). Believe me - I know this to be absolutely true - as it actually happened to me.

Use Disk Utility to verify and, if necessary, repair your disk. All rights reserved. If that doesn't work.. Then download and install Altap Salamander.

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