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Windows 7: Cant delete 'Windows' folder

15 Jun 2015   #11

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skrillek View Post
i have another problem, it only happens when i open raw video footage, if it hasn't been compressed to h.264 windows media player opens fine but also a window saying installing pinnacle studio 17 opens every time... and i had it before but i deleted the files before uninstalling the program.

a little while in it has an error but it is really annoying
Let pinnacle studio 17 install*, restart the computer and then uninstall pinnacle studio 17 the normal way.

*Let us know if the installation fails.

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15 Jun 2015   #12

64 bit windows 7 home professional SP1

it fails and i couldn't figure out how to start dos at boot
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15 Jun 2015   #13

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

In that case, you might see if the free program Malwarebytes FileASSASSIN or Unlocker may be able to delete the folder.
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15 Jun 2015   #14
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Are you sure you are not booted in the drive that this Windows Folder is in?
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