cannot delete a file

  MikeyA 21:29 08 Oct 07
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a folder with nothing in it, wont delete off my hard drive. i get the message:

cannot delete folder: the directory is not empty


Has anyone had this problem before? or know how i can delete this folder

  Legolas 21:34 08 Oct 07

Try starting in safe mode and deleting the file

  Probabilitydrive 21:38 08 Oct 07

before you do that, determine whether the content is hidden from you. Untick 'hide files and folders' and check again.

  Legolas 21:39 08 Oct 07

or try unlocker click here

  Simsy 21:39 08 Oct 07

you could try unhiding system files. Perhaps there IS something in it, but you just can't see it?

What is the folder?

Regards,

Simsy

  Simsy 21:40 08 Oct 07

Probabilitydrive just beat me to it!

Regards,

Simsy

  SANTOS7 21:44 08 Oct 07

Legolas has the answer this error can be resolved by deleting in safe mode...

  MikeyA 13:02 09 Oct 07

I have showed hidden files, there is definately nothing in it, i will try deleting it in safe mode later on and let you know how i get on

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