fake kazaa file was porn and now i cant even delete it...

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by ryan3dfan, Aug 15, 2002.

  1. ryan3dfan

    ryan3dfan Guest

    i was trying to download a pearl jam song and it was a fake file which was some sort of porn thing. but it won't let me delete it or anything. i hate ****** who think this kind of stuff is funny...

    Edited for offensive language. BB
     
  2. ryan3dfan

    ryan3dfan Guest

    can anyone help me out? btw sorry for the offensive language in the first post, im just mad.
     
  3. DrMetallica

    DrMetallica OSNN Senior Addict

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    are you sure it wasn't a fake porn file that turned out to be a pearl jam song? because that would make me mad.
     
  4. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    Why cant you delete it (dose it say "oter appcations are using this file")?
     
  5. Octopus

    Octopus Moderator

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    use the Safe Mode..then you can delete it easily.
     
  6. BlazinX

    BlazinX justblaze.

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    Reboot, dont start Kazaa, then delete it.
     
  7. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    If that does not work try this:

    Deleting files - Access Denied Error

    Explorer.exe in XP has a bad habit of wanting to hang on to files, even when you have finished using them - therefore when you try to delete the file, XP will say "Access Denied".
    This error occurs more often when working with media files - mp3, avi, mpeg etc.
    TIP:
    Close all open applications.
    Open a command prompt and navigate to the directory with the offending files.
    Then open the Task Manager and click on the Processes tab. select "explorer.exe" under Image Name. Click "End Process".
    That will leave you with only the command prompt and the task manager running.
    Now at the Command Prompt, its time to delete the file(s). Using the DEL command. Example c:>\movies\DEL movie.avi
    Now the files are deleted, go to the task manager and click on the Applications tab. Click the "New Task" button. in the dialog, type explorer.exe and click OK.
     
  8. sturmsj19

    sturmsj19 Guest

    cant you just go on kazaa and go under you media and delete it from there?
     
  9. ryan3dfan

    ryan3dfan Guest

    ok sorry i didn't give enough detail. see when i right click on the file it doesn't even give me the option to delete. its like those system programs like my computer that you can't move or delete but you can make shortcuts to them. and also the filename is one of those super long spam ones so that it will come up in a ton of different searches. so when i try to do that DEL command its so long that i can just fit it in the command prompt but then there is no room for the DEL part.
     
  10. luish

    luish OSNN Senior Addict

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    from my XP-erience in my computer it was a Klez Worm, the answer was to go into start -> run = cmd, go to the directory and delete the file.
     
  11. ryan3dfan

    ryan3dfan Guest

    could you explain to me how i use that prompt to get into that directory and delete the file. i tried just simply typing in the directory but i obviously have no clue what im doing because it keeps giving me bad command messages.
     
  12. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    to get to a directory type cd foldername

    another question can you shift the location of the file. Then you could put it in a folder of its own and just delete the folder using

    DELTREE
     
  13. Scottish

    Scottish Guest

    what gets to me is when on earth someone would want Kazaa on there system :confused:
     
  14. chastity

    chastity Moderator Political User

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    I agree with ya Scottish
     
  15. Scottish

    Scottish Guest

    Winmx all the way ;)
     
  16. chastity

    chastity Moderator Political User

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    :D
     
  17. dijital

    dijital Guest

    agreed. never used kazaa and i never will. to hell with all spyware.
     
  18. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Using the command prompt:

    1/ Open it up.
    2/ Looks like this
    C:\Documents and Settings\User Name>
    3/ Type cd C:\ (enter)
    Looks like this
    C:\>
    4/Assuming the files are in program files
    Type cd Progra~1 (enter)
    Looks like this
    C:\Progra~1>
    5/ Use the cd command on each folder till you get to the one
    containing the files for removal.
    6/ Follow the instructions from above.

    Of course you are going to have to know the abbreviations for the folders that the command prompt uses. I use a small program called MaxDI which is attached. Put it into youe windows folder.
    When at the command prompt you get here
    C:\
    type di
    C:\di (enter)
    This will show you easily where you need to use the cd command. Remember, one folder at a time.

    ps If you have the kazaa virus then it is a different story.
     
  19. ryan3dfan

    ryan3dfan Guest

    for one i use kazaa lite because i hate the spyware. i also use winmx. anyways ill give that command stuff a shot. thanks. if its a virus will virus detection software recognize it?
     
  20. LiteOrb

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