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Old July 20th, 2006
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WSFAN1 is flying high

I am first experiencing this problem. I have a song sticking that won't even get out of my incomplete files folder. Can someone please give detailed instruction on what to do. I don't want to download some program I will only use once that will just take up space on my computer ya know. Thanks.

Please Help!!!

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Old July 25th, 2006
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i used the unlocker program in your post [2nd from the top]
thank you so much
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Old October 18th, 2006
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Default son downloaded a very raunchy file and I cannot delete it. It is an mpeg file, but it does not run. I cannot change the file name. If I right-click, in only get options such as play, burn to cd, add to play list, etc. I downloaded unlocker and it does not come up in the menu when I right-click. It does come up in other files that I don't want to delete.

I have tried other programs today to get it deleted, but nothing works. I tried to go to safe mode, but it would not delete that way either. Several other files did, others I found by searching on certain words, so I found other stuff also. But I am stumped.

It wouldn't be so bad if I could at least change the file name, but that won't work. Help!

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Old October 18th, 2006
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Did you try the DelinvFile thing (see the ask-leo link in LOTR's original post)?
That worked for me once, when Unlocker didn't.
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Old December 17th, 2006
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Thumbs up Thank you very much Lord of the rings- I DELETED my file

I started with the last solution you had and then went to the top. Ask Leo was the only one that worked for my situation. All the other programs I tried said 'file not valid' when I tried to delete my file. Here are the options I tried before I finally got rid of my file.
First I tried to right click but I could not get a Delete nor a Rename to pop up.
Then I tried to drop and drag to the recycle bin but absolutely nothing happened there.
That’s when I started to download programs and the only one out of 4 that worked was this one-
The third one in Lord Of The Rings List about Ask Leo worked for me.

Thank you very very much.
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Old February 21st, 2007
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Default cant dele file mpeg lime wire help deleteing files no delete menu left click

help for downloaded a Windows Media file that must have some protection on it. When I right click I don't get the option to rename or delete the file. I can't move the file to Recycle Bin or anything.

Ok this program can remove the issue, many questions I know will try to help, and this program is shareware trial it read DOS just like the old days, if you go to the run command form the start menu. Click on run and type command the box will come up. From there you can go to the directory which has the file you cannot delete, put you have to use dos commands like..... (change directory= cd) cd c:\the name...\....\.. If you have trouble use the above link to you the program that will open the directory without typing it all in you can use the mouse and click through it.

you can type in on the web and look for dos help,

the bottom line is that window can not delete the file because of a funny charactor like= *#thth.exe or t(funny charactor)ime.mpg once in dos you will see the charactor

hope this helps also to get out of the command run box type in exit and hit the enter key .....
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Old March 20th, 2007
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OMG!!! O_____O THANK YOU, YOU JUST SAVED MY ***!!!!! i used delete invalid file and it disappeared. THX!
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Old September 1st, 2007
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overthehill is flying high

'You did it again" Lord of the Rings. I got a virus from *** download and was having a hell of a time trying to remove it. It just froze everying up when i tried to remove it. I used your PurgeIE - Purge Cache, Cookies and Tracks for Internet Explorer fix and that did. This is a very interesting site for good info. Again, thanks.

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Old February 10th, 2008
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Default similar problem SOLVED!

had a similar problem with a file I could not delete and was starting to get really worried. so I decided to check out this forum, and EUREKA! your suggestion re: unlocker worked beautifully, instantly, without affecting anything else at all. i'm impressed and just wanted to say thanks a million. it's so nice to know there is reliable help around when you need it. thanks again.
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Old March 1st, 2008
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williamstlj530 is flying high

Hey SPUDMAN! I am having the same problem. Delete isn't even an option. Did ya figure it out? I still can't.
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