file deleting

  Brian-318590 17:09 04 Jan 04

hi i down loaded video sample file and can,t delete it when i try to it say cannot delete file is used by another person or program i use xp pro how can i remove this file?no other program is running when i try to delete it

  powerless 17:15 04 Jan 04

Restart your computer and tap the F8 key and choose SAFE MODE from the menu. Delete it from safe mode.

  Brian-318590 17:26 04 Jan 04

no did,nt work still said another user or program must be using it

  Brian-318590 17:39 04 Jan 04

this file is in my shared folder if thats any good to anyone

  powerless 17:48 04 Jan 04

But go to Start, Run, Type:

cmd /k cd C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents

Now type:

del the name of the file and its extension

(example: del picture.jpeg)

Press ENTER.

Has it gone?

  Brian-318590 17:59 04 Jan 04

no jot dos,nt recognise folder name starting with THE

  Brian-318590 18:15 04 Jan 04

when i click on the folder explorer runs at 100%till i reset it like it can,t read the file at all when i play the file all you see is the title screen then it goe,s black with nothing else on it

  Joe McG 18:26 04 Jan 04


right-click on the file, select properties, and change to read-only. This may help you to delete it.

  Brian-318590 18:36 04 Jan 04

found out what was wrong it was in a media file as well as my shared folder deleted it out of the media file and out it came thanks all

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