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Windows 7: not able to delete new folder

10 Jun 2010   #1

windows 7 and vistax64
 
 
not able to delete new folder

i have downloaded video from tv channel on new folder then i deleted the video but the empty new folder cant be deleted . I tried :
-right click delete.
-ownership.
-command prompt in all cases.
-restore.
-all softwares that can unblock or delete on reboot.
-all same problem written to be solved on forum.
-safe mode.
-safe mode with connection.
-creat new folder and merge to delete.
-drag to recycle bin.

i used all these ways but cannot delete the new folder which is 0 bytes empty and when i try to delete in all above ways it says:

could not find this item

this no longer located in c:\users\soso\desktop.verify the item location and try again.

new folder

date created:6/5/2010 12:26am.


AND if itry to drag it to new folder it says folder not exist as when using command prompt too.


Please if you find a way to get rid of such phantomy file which stays there like a night mare.
thank you

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10 Jun 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This may sound dumb, but try a few F5 presses. Windows 7 seems to have this annoying problem with not refreshing promptly in some situations. Hey, XP never did that.

Bye.
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10 Jun 2010   #3

windows 7 and vistax64
 
 

i did f5 as refreshing but no result ..thank you
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10 Jun 2010   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Several suggestions here that you may try

Cannot delete file or folder | Windows Problem Solver

and another

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...tml#post562969

If the above fails as a lost resort try this tool. I have doubts under these circumstances
http://www.filehippo.com/download_unlocker/
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10 Jun 2010   #5

windows 7 and vistax64
 
 

dear RICHC46 : thank you very much the problem solved as follows:


dir /x....to get the new name of folder then

rd /s "new name of folder"

again thank you very much.
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10 Jun 2010   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Thanks for reporting. That is the usual solution to the problem. I wanted to give all tht I had in case it did not work.
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