How to delete files that are not there

  bemuzed 09:08 AM 10 Mar 13

Explorer shows large files in a BBC iPlayer but if I click on them Explorer says they do not exist.. BBC iPlayer FAQ tells me to change location and reinstall but they do not solve the problem. Any ideas?

  Nontek 16:57 PM 10 Mar 13

Are they actual files, or are they simply Shortcuts to files? If the latter you should be able to remove simply by right-click and choosing Delete.

  bemuzed 19:45 PM 10 Mar 13

Hi - they are the large files themselves. Right click will not let me delete "This file is no longer in this location"

  Nontek 20:04 PM 10 Mar 13

Hmm, normally a right-click on the file may show the location of the file, or a right-click followed by a look at Properties to find the location.

  bemuzed 20:23 PM 10 Mar 13

Right click shows destination'.........\Documents\My Videos\BBC iPlayer\repository\b01m1l2l' but there is not such folder I can find.

  BRYNIT 08:10 AM 11 Mar 13

Found this possible solution on after a quick search maybe worth a try.



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