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henryjl

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problem deleting a file
« on: June 19, 2006, 01:29:29 PM »
Hi,

When I was downloading opera browser from their website my computer kept on restarting because of zap (Zonealarm pro) but now it's working fine cause I uninstalled it and installed kerio personal firewall which is so much better
But my problem is when I was downloading opera the computer restarted and firefox stoped it but I can't resume the download so I have to restart it again (that's fine cause I got broadband) but the old opera I was downloading which did not finish I can't delete the file! whenever I try it says:

Can anyone help me delete this file please? oh and can anyone tell me a good forum that can help me with these kind of problems for windows xp/linux etc? and sorry for this off topic  ::)

Cheers!

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Re: problem deleting a file
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2006, 03:08:28 PM »
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henryjl

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Re: problem deleting a file
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2006, 02:42:37 PM »
nope it won't stop the explorer.exe  :-\ what if I press Kill Process?

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Re: problem deleting a file
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2006, 02:44:50 PM »
nope it won't stop the explorer.exe  :-\ what if I press Kill Process?
Should work... But unlocker should work to, at least, deleting the file on next boot...
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Re: problem deleting a file
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2006, 02:46:58 PM »
Are you saying that the file stays locked even after you restart your computer, for example?

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Re: problem deleting a file
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2006, 09:40:11 PM »
Edited: wrong post.
« Last Edit: June 21, 2006, 01:29:06 PM by Tech »
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Re: problem deleting a file
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2006, 10:37:29 AM »
Restarting computer, safe mode everything won't work  >:(

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Re: problem deleting a file
« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2006, 01:35:31 PM »
Restarting computer, safe mode everything won't work  >:(
Did you try Unlocker? (http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/) or Delete FXP (http://www.jrtwine.com/).
See more info: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=15680.0

You could use the "Advanced File Remover" feature in RejZoR's avast! External Control available from http://www.excessive-software.tk/

Can you try this?
DEL \\.\drive letter:\path\archive name
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