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Windows 7: Can't delete an .mp3 file (properties says it has 12 files in it...?)

21 Aug 2016   #1
Alpha Hedge

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Can't delete an .mp3 file (properties says it has 12 files in it...?)

So, I'm extremely confused.

I simply tried to delete an mp3 file that I had, but it said "You require permission from an admin". I've encountered this before, so I knew what to do for the most part. I right-clicked, selected "Take Ownership", but still couldn't delete it. I went to properties... and this is what showed up:

I don't get it, inside the folder it just looks like a simple mp3 file.


Does anyone know why it's telling me the file has 12 files in it?
EDIT: So, it's changed to a regular mp3 file now... but I still cannot delete it. At all. I'm and admin on this computer (and the only user, I might add) and I still can't get rid of it.


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21 Aug 2016   #2
Lance1

Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
 
 

Move the file to the c: root. Just to make it easier. Open a CMD as admin. type cd.. hit enter. Do this again till your at the c: root. Now type del /f filename "filename is the name of the file you want to delete". Hit enter. Hope this helps.
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21 Aug 2016   #3
Alpha Hedge

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lance1 View Post
Move the file to the c: root. Just to make it easier. Open a CMD as admin. type cd.. hit enter. Do this again till your at the c: root. Now type del /f filename "filename is the name of the file you want to delete". Hit enter. Hope this helps.
I tried this, but it still says "access is denied".
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21 Aug 2016   #4
Lance1

Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
 
 

Give Unlocker a try. It's a good free app.
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