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Windows 7: HELP Me delete this Folder Please


04 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
HELP Me delete this Folder Please

Hi i have a folder that will not let me delete it, I have tried to change permissions but do not really know what I am doing

so any advice would help.

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04 Sep 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Errr......which folder?
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04 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I don't Know what it is it was originally somyhing like (p74jhg73f85hgh893h) but i tried to rename it to delete it so its now zzzzzz.
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04 Sep 2012   #4

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Post a screen capture image of this folder and its path in Windows Explorer.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
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04 Sep 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 32-bit Build 7601
 
 

Read this Undeletable File - Delete

And see if it helps.
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04 Sep 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This is some of the coding from the English folder.
all the folders Bar 1 are language folders.
the odd folders is an icon folder with only icons in it if that helps

The folder is also from an previous install, but located on a separate storage disk as I have just done a fresh install on a now disk if that's any help?

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16"?>
-<Setup xmlns:ironman="http://schemas.microsoft.com/Setup/2008/01/im" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/Setup/2008/01/im"> -<LocalizedData> -<Language>
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04 Sep 2012   #7

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Post a screen capture image - read the tutorial I linked on how to do that.
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04 Sep 2012   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Snipping shots


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04 Sep 2012   #9

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When you did the 2nd fresh installation, was the disk with the original installation still connected to the motherboard?
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04 Sep 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 32-bit Build 7601
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by StevePixley View Post
well, It can be a virus. Some of the boot sector viruses behave like that. Boot sector viruses are very strong and not easy to detect. If it is a virus, you need to format your hard-disk completely.
Then reinstall Windows 7.

Download, install and Run full scan with Malwarebytes.
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