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: ForumDeleting certain files from hard drive ForumDeleting Certain Files ForumCertain files on Buffalo external hard drive behaving stranglely ForumHow to delete certain files ? ForumPermanently delete hard drive files ForumMy buffalo external hard drive wont let me open my files says it needs formattin ForumPermanently Deleting History/Data/ Files , etc? ForumHow to delete unused files in my hard disk? ForumDeleting Files on Previous Hard Drives ForumDELETING FILES & PROGRAMS ForumCHKDSK deleting system files ? ForumDeleting unretreivable files in hard drive ForumCannot Open Certain Programs that are on the Favorites Bar ForumHow can I move only my OS and certain folders to another hard drive ? ForumUnable to delete certain programs ForumComputer lockups while playing certain games. ForumDeleting unneeded files on hard disk ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !