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Windows 7: Problem deleting / moving big files with Win7

06 Jul 2009   #1

Windows XP
Problem deleting / moving big files with Win7

I'm using build 7229 and I had this problem with 7100 also.

If I'm trying to move / delete a big file (over 700MB) i'm getting the following window:

just calculating forever.

the hard disk light indicator ain't flashing.

it's working fine with XP.

I scanned my disk for errors and it's fine.

tried to delete / move using unlocker and cmd (DOS) and it's the same. with both of them nothing happens.

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10 Aug 2009   #2


Yea i had the same problem but my files were small like 50 mb all up

but ahh i renamed the files then sent em to the recycle bin and it worked
so i was like yea

dont knw if it will help but ya
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10 Aug 2009   #3


I had that same problem, intermittently, in earlier builds. Not present in 7600, at least not on this machine.
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23 Aug 2009   #4

Windows 7

I had the same problem because I was trying to delete from the "Libraries".

I solved it by going to "Users" in internet explorer and deleting the files from there. Hope this helps everyone.
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