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So... You could try the subst method described in Shorten names. Right click on the problem folder --> Properties. 2. grendelspin View Public Profile Send a private message to grendelspin Find all posts by grendelspin #11 12-22-2011, 05:35 PM pcvalentine Offline Registered User Join Date: Dec 2011 Posts: http://inviewsoftware.com/can-39-t-delete/cannot-delete-folders-on-desktop-windows-7.html

Acción en curso... The Path Too Long Utility 5. Runs like a charm. For some more details, please have a look at: How to take ownership of a file or a folder in Windows XP Endlessly recursive folders A very special case occurs occasionally http://winhlp.com/node/39

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Try to avoid opening the folder, try to prevent that Windows looks at the file. Killing the process and sometimes restarting explorer.exe would solve it. Login to post comments Good idea Sun, 2009-12-27 22:10 by admin Thanks for this good solution for the long-path problem. Deshacer Cerrar Este vídeo no está disponible.

At a loss for ideas, I showed up to this site, and tried a few of these suggestions. Login to post comments Thank you Tue, 2009-11-03 18:11 by admin I had missed that one, even though I have done this operation many times. Login to post comments nothing worked so i set up new profile Mon, 2010-02-15 22:42 by bedboundmonkey I put the folder containing the file into the shared documents folder, set up File Won't Delete Windows 10 Brand new.

access denied ..etc I AM logged into an admin account, so i should be able to delete these stupid folders. Login to post comments Ubuntu to the rescue Thu, 2008-05-22 00:39 by Packrat1947 Taking ownership can be done, but it's a complicated process. I used third party things, like File Unlocker.. http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/31125-cant-delete-empty-folder-my-desktop.html all i dam well want to do is delete 3 folders on MY OWN pc,..

Now you can delete, move, or do whatever you please with no permissions, or ownership issues. Can't Delete Folder In Use And that problem can be solved quite easily by renaming a folder. Finally, to clean up, remove the subst again with: subst x: /d Deal with hidden or system files [Thanks to warpcoil, who first described this method in a comment below] This As noted, I can create/update/delete folders on all other drives on that XP box.

  • Now I don't know if this will eliminate all the command line stuff, but it's the easiest thing to do first.
  • I have appended this as a new method to the main article above.
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Login to post comments can't delete folders Wed, 2013-08-21 19:36 by sigrossman OK, so this worked for me and maybe will work for you in Windows 7. http://www.thewindowsclub.com/cannot-delete-icons-or-folders-on-windows-desktop Was a massive case of voter fraud uncovered in Florida? Can't Delete Folder Could Not Find This Item I also have MALWAREBYTES an ad deleter and there is a useful option under tools, called FILE ASSASIN that allowed me to circumvent the protection completely and very effective it was. How To Delete A Folder That Won't Delete Login to post comments I had the same problem, I Thu, 2008-08-28 08:37 by Jane Fox I had the same problem, I studied the way of using all these commands for

This is especially useful for deleting some un-deletable system icons. http://inviewsoftware.com/can-39-t-delete/cannot-delete-update-folders.html Microsoft may not directly be faulted. Acción en curso... Mark your username and authorize full control. 4. How To Delete A File That Won't Delete Windows 10

So... Anyway I unchecked it and a window came up asking if I wanted to apply this to subfolders (there weren't any). disable the UAC. 2. Check This Out Have you checked both?

Table of contents for this article Reboot Reboot, then delete. Can't Delete Folder Windows 10 New user registration To get your own account on this web site, please send me an email, explaining in correct English who you are and what you intend to do, your Use it if you need this function often.

This procedure can be used to delete the System Volume Information folders that Windows creates automatically.

disable the UAC. 2. tho he did manage to change the ownership of the offending folders to whatever account he was using... ive looked at 100`s upon 100`s of forums online, trying 100`s of different methods of deleting these folders... Can't Delete File From Desktop Windows 10 The folders have probably been moved from another computer, hence the strange owner, whose common name is not known on this computer.

I did find a way to make it work. were you in a hurry when you transferred files ? Login to post comments Thanks Mon, 2009-01-19 17:17 by admin Thanks for the link. http://inviewsoftware.com/can-39-t-delete/cannot-delete-folders-vista.html After that, in the command line window enter: explorer to restart your desktop.

Then run the Unbuntu program, which offers the option of using the operating system as a demo directly from the CD without an installation or change to the computer settings. Now I don't know if this will eliminate all the command line stuff, but it's the easiest thing to do first. Methods 11 to 14 should also work on hidden and system files, but yours is simpler and faster. The first line of each pair is the current file or folder path and name with \??\ in front of it.

The error message is: "Could not find this item" I've tried everything I know and all the suggestion on the forums. I did this under Windows XP Install a recent Java JDK (http://java.sun,com) . New user registration To get your own account on this web site, please send me an email, explaining in correct English who you are and what you intend to do, your MohammAd NishAt 94.552 visualizaciones 3:24 Remove stubborn files or folders from your Windows system - Duración: 10:19.

To say the very least, this is aggravating. It was a war that I could have gone without fighting, but at least now, I'm richer for the experience, and I know how to handle it if I have any Put the batch file next to the topmost offending folder and run it like this: Open a command line window in the folder where the uppermost problem folder and your batch At least one of these album folders had folders inside of them which were TOTALLY invisible.

ie., that file is copied from c:\documents settings folder to somewhere in D drive. This method worked for both, after all the above failed. Open and elevated command prompt and: Use the del command to delete undeletable files: del "Path of File" Use the RMDIR or RD command to delete undeletable folders: rd /s /q Still, if somebody keeps having this particular problem, it could be useful.

Windows Program Files Documents and Settings Windows REFUSES to delete these folders.. Login to post comments delete if that file or folder is restored from Image (Acronis) Wed, 2009-07-01 15:21 by cnksoft What if a file or file is restored from image after Login to post comments Quick side note for dual-booters Sun, 2009-05-10 12:38 by escherplex Caveat: if you have or are considering a dual-boot environment be careful with Linux network security settings Login to post comments I used one tool at Mon, 2009-01-19 10:49 by Perer Faulk I used one tool at http://www.abtollc.com/Folder-Delete.aspx which has ability not only to delete files but also

I used 1.6.0_11 (change this as needed) I put my work files in C:/JavaStuff/DeleteTree, so all the instructions here assume you will do the same. Again, thank you, and have a nice day :) Best Regards Login to post comments Thanks for the tool Mon, 2009-01-26 07:41 by admin How about polishing this tool, so it Problem solved.