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Windows 7: How to delete Undeletable folders or files from any Drive

22 Sep 2012   #1
ifi444

 
 
How to delete Undeletable folders or files from any Drive

Help me. I have three partitions/drives i.e drive C, drive D and drive E. I have installed windows7 Ultimate x86 on drive C. But i have a problem in drive E. There is a folder on drive E which I want to delete. I tried many times to delete that folder but failed every time. If someone know than help me please... Waiting for someone help....




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22 Sep 2012   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello ifi444, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if you may be able to delete them using the free Unlocker program.

UNLOCKER 1.9.1 BY CEDRICK 'NITCH' COLLOMB

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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22 Sep 2012   #3
rainman875

windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1 (ver 6.1.7601)
 
 

try the link below its a walk thru on how to take ownership of a file so you can delete it.


Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums
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22 Sep 2012   #4
ifi444

 
 

thanks BRINK, the UNLOCKER did that. U are genius... Now i feel comfortable...
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22 Sep 2012   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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