Can't delete a folder

  johnincrete 15:41 PM 07 Sep 11

I have a folder that contains one file. I've tried deleting it with My Computer. It seems to work but when I restart My Computer, it's back again! When I checked the folder's properties it said it was read only. What can I do to get rid of this folder? Using XP.

  gengiscant 15:50 PM 07 Sep 11

Use this Unlocker

  john bunyan 16:44 PM 07 Sep 11

Try dragging and dropping to recycle bin, if neccessary in safe mode.

  BRYNIT 17:50 PM 07 Sep 11

Is it a folder/file you created or was it installed via a program?

If it was installed via a program that you still have on your computer the program could be recreating the folder when Windows reboots and you will not be able to delete it.


This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Best Android apps 2015/2016: Best apps for your new phone or tablet - what apps should I download?

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Uniqlo uses your brain waves to find your perfect T-shirt

What everyone thinks of the new Steve Jobs movie | 21 Facts about the Steve Jobs film | PLUS:…