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Windows 7: cant delete files

29 Oct 2010   #1
jeff425

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
cant delete files

Hi, my friend recently download some application in my computer.. and now i am currently trying to delete the files away from my computer.. but the computer insisted me to delete as it always said it had been used by other program.. I had tried restarting, but it wont work as well.. Even using CMD.exe didnt work as well.. Is there any way that can get rid of it..?


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29 Oct 2010   #2
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

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29 Oct 2010   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Revo is a good program to remove undesired programs. Read the instruction and use it wisely. Why would one let anybody download anything on there computer.
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29 Oct 2010   #4
jeff425

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Revo is a good program to remove undesired programs. Read the instruction and use it wisely. Why would one let anybody download anything on there computer.
Well, basically is not on purpose.. he just trying installed some program for his computer but the program seems to install secretly into my computer instead.
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29 Oct 2010   #5
ryo

 
 

hello jeff,
what program that's you mean?? can you mention it?
basically,if can't delete the file, because of..
- don't have a permission
- still have running the program (used program)
- virus
- etc
like your case, you can't delete the file, and the error is because the program is still running,
going to task manager ( Ctrl+alt+del ) then see the processes one.
if that's still can't help, maybe the program have running some services on it.
you must going to administrative tool, services to stop the services first. then try to delete it.
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30 Oct 2010   #6
jeff425

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

ryo the thread is solved already.. please take a look at the thread next time.. Thank you by the way.
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30 Oct 2010   #7
ryo

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jeff425 View Post
ryo the thread is solved already.. please take a look at the thread next time.. Thank you by the way.
ok then,
just for share only.. not all of the third party is good.
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01 Nov 2010   #8
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I have read these post 3 time and I can't find any place where the problem is solved. If it is solved what did the trick?
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02 Nov 2010   #9
jeff425

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

unlocker is a good program..
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02 Nov 2010   #10
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

jeff425, im guessing that unlocker did the trick, it would avoid confusion if you stated that ,
it would make it clear and help people who are doing a search for solutions to similar issues
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