I pray that you'll all have seen/heard/found/learned something that might help. Access rights aguggis wrote an excellent comment, outlining the following procedure for the common case that you do not have sufficient access rights to delete a folder or file. The alternate, more technical method if this nifty tool fails (as it sometimes may): 1. Your files simply belong to noone because you migrated them incorrectly or backed them up incorrectly.
In Windows XP Home Edition there is no "Security" tab, but if you boot your computer into safe mode and log on as Administrator, you will get the "Security" tab. Deleting your temporary internet files may also help. You could also call this an endless folder chain, where each folder contains another one, seemingly ad infinitum, were it not for the path length limit. You may have to move other files out first, but then you have to reboot to release the problem file. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/kill-box-cant-delete-it.162387/
I click "Delete It!" and it informs me I can't delete the folder. Internet Explorer 8 issues a warning when you open that page, but as far as I can tell (I checked the code of the page at least superficially in March 2010) Restart again and the error file has really gone. System Windows Category Files / Folders Language English (14 more) Language Korean Hindi Russian Arabic Japanese Chinese Italian German French Portuguese Thai Indonesian Spanish Turkish Author Option Explicit Software Solut Security
I then noticed something I missed before. before I have problem cannot copy file because file name too long. This can be used by a novice user with no computer knowledge, so it could be a problem if they delete the system directory as there is no going back once Lockhunter In a CMD window, I ran CHKDSK with /F /X switches.
If not, you may have a very slow computer or a very slow graphics adapter or driver, so the batch file cannot keep up with Windows creating new folders. I then ran killbox.exe and attempted to delete it. As stated, when an infected file can't be deleted it is usually because the file itself is still in use on the system. http://winhlp.com/node/39 with only one of the enclosures, ALL FOUR of the drives in that box are refusing any updates.Each of those four (and only those four) drives responds with the now infamous
click on "advanced".. Fileassassin Please help, I'm going mad!! ttt Thank man! One time in malware cleaning a customer's machine I had an undeleteable .dll file.
Tue, 2008-06-17 06:17 by admin Thanks for this method! he coulnt delete the folder what so ever.... Killbox Windows 10 Did this work in your case? Unlocker Windows 10 I've granted every permission possible.
deleting via the illustrator file/open dialog box, but it's exactly the same.Another problem I have is when I open a file I have been working on, add stuff to it, and Reboot again An even stronger measure would be to reboot, then try the previous methods again. Now I try to delete the empty folder and I get the same error message again. None of the downloaded utilities worked nor did any of the command line scripts. Unlocker Download
All came up empty handed. Have you got any suggestions as to what I can do? Any clues? Cheers Pingback: Remove Blocked Files And It’s Locking Processes From Windows() John I have a whole folder filled whit files that can not be deleted.
Trackbacks » Delete those Undeletable Viruses with our Killbox Tutorial - Technibble - A Resource for Computer Repair Technicians & to get PC tech support help. Process Explorer that worked for me Login to post comments You cannot delete a file or a folder Sun, 2009-12-27 20:15 by Burn1 This worked for me Map a drive to a folder Navigate to the folder using "cd.." and "cd pathname", where pathname is the name of the next subfolder you want to go into.
Get killbox. You have to use both commands, one with /a:s and the other with /a:h, otherwise you will not delete files that have only one of the two attributes. I can't move or even rename the file. Ccleaner i cant work out how to do this, im angry, in particular with mircosoft, im fed up, and i dont know what to do short of formatting the drive (witch for
Login to post comments Thank you Tue, 2009-11-03 18:11 by admin I had missed that one, even though I have done this operation many times. harvey lerman Sounds good! Example: rmdir /s "folder name" Note that the abbreviated command rd can be used in place of rmdir. As this is not a system file you are trying to delete it cannot be linked with anything else as far as I know.
WOW…. Bam problem fixed in 2 minutes tops. But then the folder would pop right back up on my desktop. he is baffled and understands wholly what ive been going thru this past 2 months.
For more information, search: "registry start up files" "msconfig" "start up group" or visit http://www.Doylestown-IT.com Maureen Atherton says July 3, 2007 at 8:01 pm In April of this year Microsoft wouldn't Move to the folder in question by means of CD commands like CD \ and CD foldername. Level 9 (72,159 points) Jan 26, 2006 5:41 PM in response to Katrina S. Then try the previous method again.
Lots of programs with EULAs that require licenses for commercial use can be replaced with software that is open source. At a loss for ideas, I showed up to this site, and tried a few of these suggestions. I have appended this as a new method to the main article above. Norton has above average rates, but is a system performance hog, and is often disabled or hijacked by popular viruses.
its working like charm… vishal Well, none of these solution worked for me… instead all i had to do was to: 1) rename another folder which had some contents to the Lots of programs with EULAs that require licenses for commercial use can be replaced with software that is open source. Still, if somebody keeps having this particular problem, it could be useful. For sure that you have had a spyware in your PC that has left you 'as a present' a file that can’t be deleted because a Windows alert says that it
Just hope Win7 when it finally shows up isn't as buggy.