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Windows 7: Stubborn files won't disappear even with Unlocker

27 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Stubborn files won't disappear even with Unlocker

Stubborn files won't disappear even with Unlocker.
I also tried cleaning CCleaner, still failed.
I deleted them already from the original file location that is:
C:\Users\user\Documents\Camtasia Studio

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27 Feb 2011   #2
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

I know you can delete files from the command prompt, but 1st try this. D/L Lockhunter:

LockHunter is a free 64/32 bit tool to delete files blocked by any processes

Install and right click the file, and chose What's locking this file. You can chose to delete it, or close the process locking it. A very useful program that uses almost zero resources. Useful even after this problem is gone. A Guy
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27 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

No process is using it. If I try deleting if manually it says "could not found item".
Screenshot here:
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27 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Couple of things.

1) Try deleting in safe mode.

2) Navigate to the concerned folder in the command prompt, then type dir to see all the files. Note down the exact name of the file (this is very important), then while in the folder, use the del command to delete the file making sure you use the correct name.
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27 Feb 2011   #5
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Did you uninstall the program first?
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28 Feb 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Did you uninstall the program first?
I still need Camtasia but not the file shortcut in my start menu.

I'll try deleting it in safe mode.
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28 Feb 2011   #7

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)

hi there
how about trying piriform recuva? if you can recover the file you should be able to delete it properly.

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