program to remove unmoveable files?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Perris Calderon, Mar 9, 2003.

  1. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    a while ago I poste a little program that deletes those undeleteables...I can't find it.

    does anybody have the link?
     
  2. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    Dunno about a program, will look around.

    But, another way:

    Open a Command Prompt window and leave it open. Close all open programs. Click Start, Run and enter TASKMGR.EXE Go to the Processes tab and End Process on Explorer.exe. Leave Task Manager open. Go back to the Command Prompt window and change to the directory the AVI (or other un-deletable file) is located in. At the command prompt type DEL <filename> where <filename> is the file you wish to delete. Go back to Task Manager, click File, New Task and enter EXPLORER.EXE to restart the GUI shell. Close Task Manager.
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    That's what I use too ... works most of the time.
     
  4. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    thanx x, I know all that....this program is for a friend
     
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    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    *Likes xsiv's new sig* :D
     
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    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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  8. cruiser78

    cruiser78 Me

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    I use a utility that deletes selected files on the next reboot... it's GIPO@MoveOnBoot.

    go here to download it... you can download the free version.. v 1.9.5... or download the latest one... v 2.7... which is a 30 day trial.
     
  9. xsivforce

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    Ahhh, MoveOnBoot. You both had it at the same time. :cool:
     
  10. cruiser78

    cruiser78 Me

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    you beat me to it dealer