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It ran while I was still in normal, system admin, mode and deleted a vast directory, file by file, then the sub and main directories with no problems in 10 minutes. How you make the setting varies but if you make a mistake and set something in error then you can escape without making changes and have another go. what is it? Microsoft may not directly be faulted. have a peek here

Something that Ashimema already suggested... crsaj, Sep 9, 2012 #4 huggie54 Joined: Feb 17, 2008 Messages: 2,631 create a new folder on your desktop,do not name it,drag it over the offending folder and drop,now try deleting.or Produced no messages. Login to post comments When you said "Take Thu, 2009-01-15 07:46 by MisterEd When you said "Take ownership.

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This method worked for both, after all the above failed. This was driving me crazy. Did this work in your case? The error message is: "Could not find this item" I've tried everything I know and all the suggestion on the forums.

However, I have had near 100% success rate in doing a cut/paste on the offending files and/or folders, from their current location to the root level, (such as C:\). Once in the right folder type "del xxx*.* /f /ash" where xxx is the first characters of the file name sufficient to be unique compared with anything in the same folder This procedure can be used to delete the System Volume Information folders that Windows creates automatically. Can't Delete Folder In Use It will run the checkdisk utility and will fix the folder.

The other operating system can be, for example, another installation of Windows, BartPE, Knoppix, Ubuntu, or any operating system that can read the file system used (NTFS or FAT32). Can't Delete Folder Could Not Find This Item Once the items are right at the root level, simply hitting delete key brings up the recycle bin's "Are you sure?" prompt and you're home free. Walker Wendy K.

You have already done that." that got me thinking.

I would also recommend making a backup of your important files before anything. Can't Delete Folder Windows 10 sorry for the spelling and attitude, but as u now relies, after 2 months of this, im left very very angry and fed up with the whole thing... Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... I did this under Windows XP Install a recent Java JDK (http://java.sun,com) .

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If the above does not work, proceed as follows. my site crsaj, Sep 22, 2012 #8 crsaj Thread Starter Joined: Jun 7, 2002 Messages: 910 No luck. Can't Delete Folder Windows 7 Working... How To Delete A Folder That Won't Delete You can save these settings back to the CD for next time or if you want a universal CD then don't save them but put them in every time.

Type dir/x to see the actual real short name of the subdirectory. navigate here Page 1 of 12 1 ← 2 3 4 5 6 → 12 Next > Advertisement crsaj Thread Starter Joined: Jun 7, 2002 Messages: 910 I have tried to delete a There are other freebies around that remove obstinate files I believe, but MOB should do it. Create a multi-text value in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\ named PendingFileRenameOperations of type REG_MULTI_SZ. Delete Folder Software

  1. Delete containing folder [Thanks to John Barrington:] If you can't delete a problem file, try deleting the folder that contains the problem file.
  2. Click the advanced and see if that lets you change them (I'm guessing/remembering again) DaveBurnett, Sep 25, 2012 #13 crsaj Thread Starter Joined: Jun 7, 2002 Messages: 910 Thought I
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  4. Close all open programs.

Just hope Win7 when it finally shows up isn't as buggy. Then attempt to delete it.3] If that fails, boot up into Safe Mode, find the folder and try to delete it from there.4] If all that doesn't remove it, go get more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science Check This Out sp_100 View Public Profile Send a private message to sp_100 Find all posts by sp_100 #5 12-01-2005, 03:46 AM jrmcuk Offline Registered User Join Date: Dec 2005 Posts:

A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Cannot Delete File Access Denied If that doesn't work, try this: http://www.theeldergeek.com/delete_undeletable_file.htm You said it was a folder that is giving you trouble right? I've tried taking ownership.

if anyone has a step by step procedure on how to delete these folders or some software that wipes those particular areas of the harddrive please please please please let me

Login to post comments Thank you very much for your post Sat, 2009-10-10 15:36 by anonymous Hello, I faced this situation when using a weblogic library called from ant script, the I'll try the site tool next soon as I have more time. Thanks to your post, I follow your suggestion, create a simple java program, fixed this 'insanity'. Can't Delete File Windows 10 I've tried moving the data, re-formatting, and replacing the data.

I have tried delete on boot, but it doesn't work...presumably because this is a folder, not a file. Then you can delete the problem file. 4. please , im so begging you, and as i said early ill be prepared to pay some money toward your valued help. this contact form Walker Members 633 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:In The Treeline 300 Yards Behind You, Tracking Your Every Move Through A Sniper Scope Local time:06:41 PM Posted 08 February 2008 - 11:18

I have SpyBot installed, I have never gone from the default mode before, but I found the shredder. I use Puppy Linux 4.2 for this sort of thing.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks Report • #6 Bruntsfield August 29, 2012 at 07:38:30 Derek -