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Windows 7: Can't delete files on HP SimpleSave

17 Sep 2011   #1
bishop101

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Can't delete files on HP SimpleSave

Hi, I have and HP SimpleSave 1TB it plugs in to the USB. I recently tried to delete some files and folders but am unable to do so. I only have files and folders, no Windows backup or restore points.

When I try to delete a file or folder I get this message, "Can't read from the source file or disk". Which is strange because I can open files.

Any suggestions?

Thanks.


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18 Sep 2011   #2
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bishop101 View Post
Hi, I have and HP SimpleSave 1TB it plugs in to the USB. I recently tried to delete some files and folders but am unable to do so. I only have files and folders, no Windows backup or restore points.

When I try to delete a file or folder I get this message, "Can't read from the source file or disk". Which is strange because I can open files.

Any suggestions?

Thanks.
Bishop,
Please attach snippet as explained here.

HOW TO POST A SNAPSHOT OF DISK MANAGEMENT DISPLAY
Run disk management:
WIN | type DISKMGMT.MSC | ENTER
WIN
is the key with the wavy flag.

Maximize the output of Disk Management:
ALT-Spacebar key combo (this pops up a menu) followed by X key (selects Maximize) |
Drag the field separators (such as between Status and Capacity) to show entire field. This is very important, otherwise, needed info is not visible.

Make a snapshot:
WIN | type SNIPPING | ENTER | New
Drag the cursor around the area you want to snip.
File | Save as | select save location and name | Save

Post the snapshot:
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