Subject: Re: deletion of read only file that wont delete Tags: Video Read Only Windows XP Last response: January 7, 2011 8:10 PM in Windows XP Share Genex1 January 7, 2011 7:27:13 PM I imported some files to a folder to see a video on Realtec. Now I can't delete the files or folder. It is a "read only" file. Don't know how it happened but it's there. Can anyone help? Thanks. More about : subject deletion read file wont delete tigsounds January 7, 2011 8:10:55 PM The form-letter answer is to re-start your machine in safe mode and delete them. When that doesn't work, people come back and say "That didn't work" and I give more profound advice that works. It goes this way because most of the time deleting while in safe mode does work. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources deletion of read only file that wont delete Forum Solvedcannot delete program file that is not full or write protected even after unchecking read only in properties Forum SolvedHow do I re-edit a file I created in a Read-Only folder? Forum Deleting read only files from command prompt Forum What acces type of file (read/write/delete) i use wdk 7 Forum SolvedFile wont delete Forum SolvedWhat allows you to delete files from hard drive disk, but you can't from a cd/dvd? (read for more info) Forum File Persmissions - Restrict Folder Deletion Only (not fil.. Forum Solvedfolder won't delete, hidden files Forum Solvedcan a Read Only Memory be deleted Forum Need quick help deleting a file: "Can't read from the source file or disk" error. Forum Solvedre-installing windows deleting files?? Forum How to delete read only from yahoo calendar Forum Delete from read only memory card Forum Cannot delete file cannot read from the source file or disk Forum Virus cannot delete cannot read from source file Forum Cannot delete file: cannot read from the source file or disk - unable to write t Forum "Cannot delete file: Cannont read from the source file or .. Forum "Cannot delete file: Cannont read from the source file or .. Forum "Cannot Delete: cannot read from source file or disk" HELP Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !