cant delete file

  kortical Implant 23:12 20 Aug 03

hi i have uninstalled a game, but after i uninstalled it i still had the program in my programs menu, i came to delete it and got the error cant find file................. so i dragged it onto my desktop and tried to delete it from there, still same error, even tried deleting it from dos but still same error,

i have tried to reinstall game and then unistall but nothing

how can i get rid of this, the folder is quake 3 arena and the file in it is dragon ball (0kb)

  DieSse 23:39 20 Aug 03

So you can't dlete the dragon ball game, even in DOS?

Can you post the exact name, from DOS, of the file that won't delete, and I will give you a DOS command to try.

  kortical Implant 23:44 20 Aug 03

hi the file name is 'Remove Dragonball Z'

under properties it is empty, no size or size on disk, and when i come to delete it, it says cant find file

  User-312386 23:46 20 Aug 03

have you tried re-starting the computer after the uninstall of the programme?

If not re-start the computer

  kortical Implant 23:47 20 Aug 03

yes i have tried a restart

  kortical Implant 14:54 21 Aug 03


  Barrie_G 15:00 21 Aug 03

Try to run it, with a bit of luck windows will tell you that the program that it belongs to can no longer be found and would you like to delete it.

  crx1600 15:05 21 Aug 03

can you rename the folder, then delete?

how did you uninstall,

from the CD menu,

from the start\programs\game\uninstall,

from add\remove programs.

some things prefer to uninstall using the CD install\uninstall menu.

  DieSse 17:43 21 Aug 03

Sorry - I've been out all day (fixing systems!!)

Try this - in DOS go to the folder where the file you want to delete is.

Type exactly as shown

DEL rem?????.???

And see if the file goes. If it does, then you can probably remeove the now empty folder in Windows.

  kortical Implant 22:10 21 Aug 03

thank you so much it has now been deleted! You are a star!

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