Deleting certain files from hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Windows XP Last response: August 21, 2012 5:37 PM in Windows XP Share dmgotr August 20, 2012 11:40:33 PM When i attempt to clean my hard drive and attempt to delete files that I no longer need, I get the following --microsoft explorer has encountered a problem and must close---why? More about : deleting files hard drive hang-the-9 August 21, 2012 5:37:43 PM Could be a hundred different things. How are you deleting files and from where? Have you tried deleting a smaller set of files? You can check the event viewer and see if there are any application errors coming up when you try to delete the files. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Deleting certain files from hard drive Forum Deleting Certain Files Forum Certain files on Buffalo external hard drive behaving stranglely Forum How to delete certain files ? Forum Permanently delete hard drive files Forum My buffalo external hard drive wont let me open my files says it needs formattin Forum Permanently Deleting History/Data/ Files , etc? Forum How to delete unused files in my hard disk? Forum Deleting Files on Previous Hard Drives Forum DELETING FILES & PROGRAMS Forum CHKDSK deleting system files ? Forum Deleting unretreivable files in hard drive Forum Cannot Open Certain Programs that are on the Favorites Bar Forum How can I move only my OS and certain folders to another hard drive ? Forum Unable to delete certain programs Forum Computer lockups while playing certain games. Forum Deleting unneeded files on hard disk Forum PCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !