Deleting Problem..Again

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Led2112

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New Problem trying to delete a folder, I get this error... Cannot delete folder make sure the disk is not full or write Protected and that the file is currently not in use. I tried in Explorer and in Nero the file is not in use and Ideas and I did try deleting it in safe mode. Its a file I made to store some mp3's the folder is now empty! Any Ideas?
 
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max

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Have you tried to delete it in DOS


Also right click on it and make sure its not read only......
 

LPDad

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ok max...

how do you easily get to DOS on an XP pro machine ???:D
 
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Hilander

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The only solution I found for this, (and this seems to happen only with media files that WMP use) was to delete the contents of the contents of the folder first and then delete the folder. Has worked everytime for me.
 
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Led2112

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The File is read only and every time I change it, it changes right back. The file is empty and I still cant delete it. The only thing I didnt do is try to delete it in dos becasue I have no idea how to do it..
Thanks for the help!
 

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