PC Locks when it come to certain file - can't delete Tags: Hard Drives Computer Storage Last response: January 2, 2012 7:18 PM in Storage Share bigbird99 January 2, 2012 1:25:17 PM Hello, I'm having various problems but have found that a certain file locks up various scans and would like to delete it. BUT everytime I search for it the computer locks up when I find it. Any way to delete it OR other ideas? THANKS More about : locks file delete night wolf January 2, 2012 5:34:32 PM can you see the file when you enter in safe mode and delete it? can you back up all the files you have on a removable disk or other hdd and format the disk with the file on? kitsunestarwind January 2, 2012 7:18:52 PM Run scandisk or chkdsk on the hdd that has the file. This should solve your problem Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum[OT] When i try to open an avi file my pc locks up instantly ForumHow to check if a certain file in Windows Folder is legiti.. ForumCan't Delete Certain Files ForumHey Toejam I got a file that I can't delete Forumi cant delete certain folders.... ForumComputer lockups while playing certain games. ForumPC keeps freezing at random. No BSOD, just hard locks up. ForumCant delete folder, But I have ownership and full control ForumRadeon HD 7950 - Display driver stopped working (Only certain games) Forumcant delete /rename after accessing file ForumCan't Delete AVI File . ForumDelete Temporary Internet Files when exiting IE ?? ForumUnknown file RRaA no extension cant delete Forumcan't delete ForumAcer Drive D - Files - What are they, can I delete ? ForumLogged into admin account = still can't delete anything. Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum[Solved] What Happens When a Storage Drive Fails ForumIf i take out my hard drive from my computer and place into a hard drive enclosu ForumMy second iomega eGo hard drive is not recognized by my laptop. I have already More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !