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Windows 7: Cannot delete files! please help!

09 Jan 2011   #1
zepplin

windows 7
 
 
Cannot delete files! please help!

I copied an autocad 2006 file, i.e. a .dwg file from a friend's pendrive to my desktop, i dont know what happened but it seems to be corrupted, autocad does not opens the file, so i tried to delete it, the delete windows comes on and is stuck in the "calculating..." part!
why is this happening? and how can i delete the file ?
thanks


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09 Jan 2011   #2
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Right click on the taskbar. Start task Manager. Click on "Processes" Tab.

Look down the list to find the application and right click on it. Choose "End Process". Now delete the file. The file is obviously some sort of executable or macro file that runs when clicked.

Once you have stopped it, you can delete it.



Regards...Mike Connor
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09 Jan 2011   #3
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Hello zeplin,you can try to delete it via Unlocker
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10 Jan 2011   #4
zepplin

windows 7
 
 

hey Stalker thanks!
it worked like a charm !
thanku so so much !
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10 Jan 2011   #5
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You're welcome zepplin! :)
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