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Dunedin - Thanks for the info....I forgot to mention I tried to delete the file in safe mode, but it "hung up" there, too. Tried to remove it with different programs like File Shredder or CCleaner. I had to write The.Final.Cut.DVD.SCR.WEF.WERE.EEWRW.EWWE.IlIlIlIl IlER. <- something like that i tried to rename it into .avi simply using rename but it wasnt good enough, i had to rename it on Yep that works. Source

It's possible to switch off the thumbnailing by editing the registry, but I found a reliable (and less risky) way was to use a file sharing program (I used WinMX) to let's see.... 18 hours!! The reason being that it really should be used for system recovery and other troublesome situations like this. I even tried my file shredder program again and the same thing happened. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/22288-63-delete-corrupt-file

I have to CTRL-ALT-Del and kill the explorer process. If you just be patient and wait for the information to be displayed you are not constrained anymore and are able to delete or move the file at will.badjob - 20 If you are the sole user of the computer then use it if you can easily accomplish your tasks more effectively.

show more I have a .avi file that won't play. Use a program called Sure Delete. Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top anth1125 Posts: 15 This post has been reported. Also, whose folder are they in?

System Manufacturer/Model Number hp G70 12 ea OS Vista premium 32bit CPU Intel core 2 Duo T5800 @ 2.00GHz Motherboard Hewlett - Packard 3616 Memory 3.0 Gb Graphics Card Nvidia GeForce Anthony · 6 years ago 1 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse restart the computer and try deleting it again. Aug 18, 2002 #3 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,690 +395 UPDATE: I had this problem earlier with a few avi movies that I'm needing to change their directory. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cant-delete-a-certain-avi-file.2374/ Page 1 of 2 1 2 > Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes #1 12-08-2003, 09:48 PM ryanwhalen Offline Registered User Join Date: Dec

You can only upload photos smaller than 5 MB. Highlight the file in question by (1) a left click and (2) hitting the space bar 1x. After building a gaming pc for the first time...? Here are some good free programs which did the job in XP.

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  2. MP061 Inspiron E1705 OS Vista Business 32bit SP2 (build 6002) CPU 2.00 gigahertz Intel Core 2 Duo 64 kilobyte primary memory Motherboard Board: Dell Inc. 0YD479 Bus Clock: 166 megahertz Memory
  3. It was put into a shared folder on my hard drive.
  4. No luck.
  5. If anyone has any ideas about why this may be happening, or how I can delete this file I'd greatly appreciate it.
  6. Although, FAT32 tends to break files and still keep them listed as "good" files...
  7. Then make your way to this InProcServer32 key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >SOFTWARE >Classes > CLSID > {87D62D94-71B3-4b9a-9489-5FE6850DC73E}> InProcServer32 Right click the InProcServer32 key and choose Delete.
  8. Then via the elevated command prompt, issue the following commands: cd c:\ cd users cd username (substitute your user name here) cd shared dir *.avi (this lists all of the .avi
  9. If before I could wait a little and delete the file after that, now I was getting "Access denied" no matter how long I waited.

reminds me of my teenage years in the 80s before Windows even came around. Hope this works for you. Aug 17, 2004 #5 Godataloss TS Rookie Posts: 482 I had this problem a few months ago- cant find the old thread, but this is what I did- Click Start>Run, type Yes No Sorry, something has gone wrong.

Believe me - I know this to be absolutely true - as it actually happened to me. this contact form However, now it doesn't work anymore at all on one of my windows boxes. Good luck! Similar Topics can't delete a specific file.

robocat893 · 6 years ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse log out any and all other users download and run I've always wanted to learn Linus and install it, but I haven't gotten the guts up yet. -DJ 03-03-2008, 07:13 PM #11 jcgriff2 Team Manager, Microsoft SupportBSOD Kernel Dump This is something I suggested earlier. have a peek here explorer would lock onto my avi's this program solved all that « [SOLVED] Network Connection Issues After Win.

I continue to be grateful for your help and I am patient with the process. The time now is 11:21 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Want to buy a domain name?

u.k. #2 what prog did you use to d/l the file?

Deleting from command shell didn't work either. I can open the avi files in Windows Media player and Virtuadub. These books cannot be played in a logical seccuens. When you get to the logon screen, there should be a new account called "Administrator".

So if you don't want to go though all the bs of an attempt in safe mode, or killing off explorer and typing in text commands delete thumbs.db and give it General Discussion cannot delete a file due to error that file is openI have looked at other posts in this forum regarding similar problems, but have not successfully delete a file. I've checked for viruses, trojans, malware. http://inviewsoftware.com/cannot-delete/cannot-delete-file-file-system-error-1148.html I will note those programs you mentioned and see if any of them work. -DJ/angelwarrior 03-03-2008, 07:19 AM #8 Dunedin TSF Team Emeritus Microsoft Visitng Expert Join

And thanks for the compliments. Not recognized by any programs as such. I found alot that need to be deleted. All the best.

asargin View Public Profile Send a private message to asargin Find all posts by asargin #10 01-29-2004, 06:41 PM after_burn Offline Registered User Join Date: Jan 2004 Posts: I have tried changing the extension and still it remains. You can only upload a photo or a video. Then I went back into Corporate Finance!

It's been... Then click on the Ownership tab and change the owner to yourself. URL (Optional): Comment: / An authentication dialog may appear when you click Post Comment. Though i was trying to rename the file, simply copy the file and rename the new file.

Simply type in "post" as the user and "now" as the password. http://www.wizard-industries.com/sdel.zip Last edited by Capital : 12-09-2003 at 11:19 AM. I simply drag (without drop) a file if i wish to have it not previewed (in win2k).