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Can't delete files

by Giliman / May 7, 2004 5:47 AM PDT

I keep getting a message when I try and delete junk into the recycle happens with text files, excel or microsoft word files, even files in the temporary internet content file folder.
The message will say cannot delete ( file name ): Access is denied. The source file may be in use.
I'm using Windows ME

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Re:Can't delete files
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2004 6:00 AM PDT
In reply to: Can't delete files

Try a reboot, then if not, reveal if any P2P program was ever in use. (Kazaa?)


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Re:Re:Can't delete files
by Giliman / May 7, 2004 6:22 AM PDT
In reply to: Re:Can't delete files

I've never downloaded any p2p program, in fact, this problem is happening on a company computer..

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Try safe mode, but "company computers" are not immune to
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2004 6:28 AM PDT

Parasites and more.

Have your IT staff give a workover.


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Re:Try safe mode, but
by Giliman / May 7, 2004 6:40 AM PDT

I'll do that.. I appreciate the quick response....Thanks.

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