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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumdeletion of read only file that wont delete ForumHDD deletion ForumHey Toejam I got a file that I can't delete ForumRecycle Bin Error-"Cannot delete file ; cannot read from th.. Forumgrayed out icon on desktop won't delete ForumQuick Question: File Deletion ForumHow do you delete stubborn files from a hard-drive that was in another machine? Forum(What can I delete after switching from ME to XP Pro SP2 (.. ForumDelete files on CF card from computer on format on camera? Forum"Cannot delete file : Cannont read from the source file or .. ForumCan't delete - read only ForumProgram Files folder read-only attribute won't stick ForumCan't delete a file ForumAcer Drive D - Files - What are they, can I delete ? ForumUnknown file RRaA no extension cant delete ForumWhy can't I delete files on a CD-RW ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumFTP download file of same names ForumMy dvd drive is not reading dvds read cds ForumUBCD HDD utils wont work on laptop? More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !