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Windows 7: Cannot Delete A File...


29 Mar 2010   #1

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Cannot Delete A File...

I wanted to delete a file but I got the below message....
Name:  Capture.PNG
Views: 30
Size:  25.8 KB

I went to Properties then Security, I got this...
Name:  Capture2.JPG
Views: 31
Size:  26.0 KB

I've tried that Take Ownership but still cannot delete it...

Can someone help me pls...

UPDATE
I have successfully deleted the file in the folder... BUT now I can't open the folder!!!
Name:  Capture.JPG
Views: 4
Size:  16.3 KB






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29 Mar 2010   #2

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29 Mar 2010   #3
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Shw09, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, you might see if restarting the computer may have it go away for you in case it's just a ghost file.

You could also see if you may be able to delete the file from within a command prompt.

File - Delete from Command Prompt

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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29 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Have you verified the file is still actually there?
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30 Mar 2010   #5

window7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
Have you verified the file is still actually there?
How do I verify a file?
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30 Mar 2010   #6

window7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Shw09, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, you might see if restarting the computer may have it go away for you in case it's just a ghost file.

You could also see if you may be able to delete the file from within a command prompt.

File - Delete from Command Prompt

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Thx for ur suggestions, but it seems what ever I click I get an error message saying that they cannot find this file.
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30 Mar 2010   #7
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shw09 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
Have you verified the file is still actually there?
How do I verify a file?
By restarting the computer to see if it's still there afterwards.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Mar 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shw09 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Shw09, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, you might see if restarting the computer may have it go away for you in case it's just a ghost file.

You could also see if you may be able to delete the file from within a command prompt.

File - Delete from Command Prompt

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Thx for ur suggestions, but it seems what ever I click I get an error message saying that they cannot find this file.
Did you try the command prompt at boot to delete it?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Open Computer, navigate to C:\Users\Shw\Downloads. Is the file you are trying to delete there or not.

or ...

Click the Start Orb, type cmd and press Enter
Type cd \Users\Shw\Downloads and press Enter
Type dir and press Enter

Is the file there?
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