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Windows 7: cannot delete files in harddisk

28 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
cannot delete files in harddisk

my os is win7 32bit,lately i was unable to delete my files in my seagate portable harddisk. wen i tried to delete, on right clicking the files there isnt the 'delete' option

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28 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64

Try to delete it with Unlocker
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28 Dec 2010   #3
killer bee

windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit

Try "Unlocker" or "Delete on reboot" software's! Then you can delete that files! use only one software at once!
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28 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1

try the "Del" button in the keyboard.
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