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Unable to delete or move files....

by DrFever / April 28, 2005 10:39 AM PDT

I keep getting an error message. I'm at my wits end on what I'm doing wrong.

"Cannot remove folder (name of file) :It is being used by another person or program

Close any programs that might be using the file and try again".

I've closed everything. I've tried removing the files when I first log on. What's wrong?

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Some things to try...
by caktus / April 28, 2005 12:33 PM PDT

Deleting after restart.

Deleting in Safe Mode.

In the files Properties uncheck Read Only.

In the files Properties -> Advance -> uncheck Indexing Service.

Download and use Killbox or MoveOnBoot

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Re: Unable to delete or move files....
by Tufenuf / April 28, 2005 8:13 PM PDT
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