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How to delete files that are not there


bemuzed

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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?

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Nontek

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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.

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bemuzed

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

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Nontek

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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.

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bemuzed

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

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BRYNIT

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

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