installer on desk top

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by 12PC-Hack, Jul 6, 2005.

  1. 12PC-Hack

    12PC-Hack NTFS Freak

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    Hey all, I haven't ben around lately, but check you out dailey. I downloaded an installer to my desk top named Auto Assault Installer. It won't let me delete it as it says being used by another user or program. I tried renaming it, and it says the same. I try to install it and it says not a avalid win32 program. Any suggestions???????
     
  2. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    It happens, probably not malware.

    Boot in safe mode (holf F8 key while booting for the option) and delete it by hand from the DOS prompt.
     
  3. kcnychief

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  4. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    If you do not know how to delete from the command prompt you could just use MoveOnBoot.
     
  5. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Even command prompt doesn't always work. The real only TRUE way to do this through a command prompt type interface is through Recovery Console. Sometimes the CMD prompt within Windows can't even remove the attributes you need to delete files.
     
  6. 12PC-Hack

    12PC-Hack NTFS Freak

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    Thanks every one, moveonboot worked like a charm. I swear you are all computer gods.