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Windows 7: Unable to delete old user folder

25 Dec 2011   #11
komputer rosak

Windows 7 Starter
 
 

Oh my god, something miracle has occured when I try to open command prompt at boot. Actually I'm not sure how to do that and I press F2 but I cannot open command prompt, than I exit. I start my machine and hold F4 key but I release the key because there are warning tone and the computer start normally. For 3 times I start again and I press and hold F12 key and I don't see option to open command prompt at boot. I just save & exit...computer start normally, when i open windows explorer the folder that I want to delete has gone as shown below

Anyway thank you very much to all of you...merry christmas !!!




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25 Dec 2011   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It was a Christmas miracle.

That's great news. I'm happy to hear that it's gone now.
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27 Dec 2011   #13
Powell41

Windows Home Premium, 64 4.096 bit
 
 

Don't know if this will help since it hasn't been a problem for me in 7, however in Vista I had to open the folders and delete files individually, or at least in small chunks.
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27 Dec 2011   #14
joodoo

Windows 7 Pro x86; Pro x64; Home Prem x64; and others....
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Powell41 View Post
Don't know if this will help since it hasn't been a problem for me in 7, however in Vista I had to open the folders and delete files individually, or at least in small chunks.
After installing WDP, I had a time removing the old Windows folder. I used Unlocker to delete files within the folders; then the folder itself. It worked, but took a while....
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27 Dec 2011   #15
Powell41

Windows Home Premium, 64 4.096 bit
 
 

Yeah, it can be a chore. I'm glad your problem is resolved.

Regards
Powell Lucas
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