Cant delete anything in XP????

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by neo090282, May 7, 2003.

  1. neo090282

    neo090282 Guest

    My XP crashed and I needed to reinstall, I have done and now have a major problem.

    I cant delete anything at all, any files, it says files not found all the time???

    Any ideas??

  2. Indomidable

    Indomidable Guest

    Ok, so you've re-installed XP?
    but you can't delete files, because it displays file not found?

    Hmm Could be a Dynamic partition, Boot Record, Security Keys, etc. problem.

    First, Go into recovery console and at the C: prompt
    put CHKDSK /P that will test the drive fully.

    Second, if that doesn't fix it boot again into recovery console (WinXP CD) type FIXMBR /? (/? is to find the switch commands you want) then run the FIXMBR with the switches and fix your Master Boot Record.

    Finaly, if that didn't work. It's time for a full re-install with removal of partitions. So, in the XP setup treat it like a new install and delete the partitons then make them again.
  3. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

    the year 2525
    you could reinstall to another partition to allow you to backup, could be a virus with all the file not found..
  4. Indomidable

    Indomidable Guest