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??

    Thanks
     
  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

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    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