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? m 0 l kitsunestarwind January 2, 2012 7:18:52 PM Run scandisk or chkdsk on the hdd that has the file. This should solve your problem m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can't Delete Certain Files Forum SolvedCant delete files or format my SD card. (Not set on LOCK, either) Forum SolvedTiff files are locked and can't be deleted or edited on Win8.1 computer Forum even if i delete the files from my memory card it automatically comes back and it cant be format too.... Forum SolvedUsing Win8.1 Get the message when trying to delete a *.mkv file "action can't be completed" Forum Usb disk is locked, I cant delete or add files. the usb drive says it is locked Forum SolvedCan't able to delete a video file. Forum SolvedNeed Help Please. Can't delete file. Forum SolvedMysterious file on desktop, can't delete Forum Outlook express can't delete one certain E-mail from Inbox Forum can't delete VIR file Forum Solved[SOLVED] Can't delete files in temp folder Forum SolvedCan't open files with certain program (Default Program stuck) Forum Solvedcant delete old windows files Forum SolvedCant delete corrupted rar file plz help Forum Can't delete .avi file from desktop Forum i cant delete certain folders.... Forum Can't delete certain SMS from P900 on Orange Forum SolvedWhat allows you to delete files from hard drive disk, but you can't from a cd/dvd? (read for more info) Forum Can't open, click or delete file Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !