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Windows 7: Unable to delete a file in Win 7

10 Apr 2010   #11

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Andre,

Have you already tried deleting the file using a command prompt at boot using your Windows 7 installation disk?

File - Delete from Command Prompt

Command Prompt at Startup

Hope this helps,

My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Apr 2010   #12

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

I like the idea behind the links you gave because by deleting using a Win DVD prompt or a System Repair prompt from the ram drive, he will be getting to the file before any malware.

I'm looking forward to hearing his answer.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Apr 2010   #13

windows 7 ultimate x64

Just a thought. Try killing explorer and then delete the file. Hope this helps.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

11 Apr 2010   #14

Windows 7

Thanks guys!

Just now, my anti-virus program found this file after a week of having it as a suspicious file and deleted it without a problem at all. So problem solved I guess.

But I will write down what you wrote if this happens again. Thanks!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Apr 2010   #15

Windows 7

just want to ask if someone could help with my problemd descriebed some post above.

Thank you.
Greetz Pingu
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Apr 2010   #16

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)

Hi Pingu

Try starting a new thread under system security.
someone will respond to your query under a new thread.

Take care and regards
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Apr 2010   #17

Windows 7

Yeah ok just thought that its the same topic so post the problem here.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

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