Cant delete windows file

  hiwatt 10:29 12 Jan 08

Hi folks,I was told to download windows installer kb893803 to try and resolve a problem.It didn't but it won't move from the recycle bin.It's stopping me from emptying the bin atall.It's saying"cannot delete Dc2 access is denied make sure the disc is not full or write protected"I've tried safe mode but it's not in the bin in safe mode.Any idea how I can get rid of it?Thanks.

  Taff™ 12:26 12 Jan 08

Try restoring it to it`s original location. i.e. out of the recycle bin. Then try to delete it in safe mode by holding the shift key and delete key. This should remove it permanently.

  birdface 12:58 12 Jan 08

Will C Cleaner shift normally empty's the recycle bin.

  cocteau48 13:00 12 Jan 08

This will normally do the trick
click here

  hiwatt 13:51 12 Jan 08

Hi folks,ccleaner wont shift it neither will unlocker.Even when I try to restore it it says it cant be moved.Really annoying.

  cocteau48 14:58 12 Jan 08

Try accessing your recycler bin:
Type: C:\recycler
into the run box,and see if the file is in there
did you reboot after using unlocker? - it is normally necessary

  cocteau48 15:01 12 Jan 08

Found this
click here
it may help

  mfletch 15:16 12 Jan 08

First try Unlocker several times like cocteau48 says it will remove on boot,

Or delete it when in safe mode,


  hiwatt 15:27 12 Jan 08

When I type c:\recycler into the run box it shows up empty but they're defineyely in the bin.Nothing's moving them.It's a nusicence cos it means I have to delete everything else from the bin manually.

  cocteau48 15:57 12 Jan 08

How about re-downloading and re-installing kb893803 and then see if the file in the recycle bin will restore itself in the new download.

  hiwatt 16:13 12 Jan 08

Yeah,that's what I'll do.I'll try that.Thanks.

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