folders: being used by another person or program

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by wassup_ken, Apr 9, 2002.

  1. wassup_ken

    wassup_ken Guest

    i have 2 folders i want to delete, but it says they are being used by another prog. or person. i can't replace them, and i can't delete them. one of them i just made five minutes ago, and i can't delete it, thanks for any help!
  2. Rush911

    Rush911 Guest

    try this

    hit alt-crtl-del and see if it's running, if it is, end task
    then try to delete, if that doesn't work,reboot, find the file/s and delete again.

    hope that helps
  3. allan

    allan Guest

    Try deleting them from safe mode.
  4. wassup_ken

    wassup_ken Guest

    ok, i've rebooted & ctrl-alt-delted and they still won't delete, so i'll just boot to safe mode & try, thx
  5. Rush911

    Rush911 Guest

    Can you rename these files?

    If you can rename them, you might be able to delete them then.