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Undeletable File HELP

Hello, I have an undeletable file, but unlike the other forum topics concerning this, the issue doesn't come from the fact that a process is still using the file. I can't delete the file because the unscrupulous developer has locked the permissions, so that even I, using the computer administrator account, cannot change the permissions so I can delete it. Does anyone know how I can fix this?

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That's easy to take care of.

Boot up a LiveCD of Linux (no install and I use Ubuntu) and blow it away there.


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A note about the basics.

Someone writes that learning the basics is required to use Ubuntu to delete the file. I found this to be untrue as I double clicked on the drive to open, double clicked on the folder and single clicked to highlight the file I wanted to delete with a tap of the delete key.

At no point did I have to learn anything new.

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thank you for the advice. i will definitely try this

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Undeletable file thread

This thread approaches the issue from a slightly different angle but all the tools, techniques and suggestions apply equally to yours.

BTW the Ubuntu live suggestion is a good one. Linux can read NTFS formatted hdds. Shift-delete works the same in Linux as Windows which will permanently delete the rogue pgm. But some people don't want to mess with big d/ls, then burning a cd and having to figure out even the basics of a different OS so here you have several other options.

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