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Windows 7: Deleting files in Windows Explorer/Several Q.

29 Nov 2009   #1
pspuser007

Windows 7 Ultimate (Greek)
 
 
Deleting files in Windows Explorer/Several Q.

Hello all,

I have installed Windows 7 Ultimate.
I had WinXP and really know how to handle them real good.

When I am at windows explorer and delete some files they don't disappear unless I refresh the folder.
Why is that?

PS:Can I ask other questions here,too instead of creating a new thread?


Thank you for your time.


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29 Nov 2009   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pspuser007 View Post
Hello all,

I have installed Windows 7 Ultimate.
I had WinXP and really know how to handle them real good.

When I am at windows explorer and delete somefiles they don't disappear unless I refresh the folder.
Why is that?

PS:Can I ask other questions here,too instead of creating a new thread?


Thank you for your time.
It would be to your advantaage to start a new thread, with a clear subject. This way members with expertise in that area could help you.
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29 Nov 2009   #3
pspuser007

Windows 7 Ultimate (Greek)
 
 

Thank you, I will do that then.

About the problem with the deletion of the files?
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29 Nov 2009   #4
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

What files are you trying to delete?

If you are the 'Administrator', you can right click and choose to "take ownership", then delete.
If a file is in use, you will have to stop the file from running using 'Task Manager', then boot into safe mode and delete the file's folder.

If this is a program that you downloaded, then uninstall it before deleting the folder (which will delete the file in it).
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29 Nov 2009   #5
pspuser007

Windows 7 Ultimate (Greek)
 
 

Well I was trying to delete movies in avi form
and an old folder of Windows at one of my HDDs.

About the "Take Ownership" you 've said, I cannot find it. :-S
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29 Nov 2009   #6
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

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30 Nov 2009   #7
pspuser007

Windows 7 Ultimate (Greek)
 
 

Thank you,

I've downloaded it and inserted the reg file, but still when I am trying to delete a file it says " Permissions are requested from " MyComputerName\Myusername " so as to be able to make changes to this file"

What is the probelm? :-s
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