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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Deleting certain files from hard drive Forum Hards drive grinds when accessing certain files Forum Certain files on Buffalo external hard drive behaving stranglely Forum Deleting files from Hard Drive but not showing any extra free space Forum SolvedHard Drive not recognized after deleting empty file on the drive Forum Deleting unretreivable files in hard drive Forum Deleting Files on Previous Hard Drives Forum SolvedDeleted Windows 7 from external hard drive. Can I recover the files? Forum SolvedWhat allows you to delete files from hard drive disk, but you can't from a cd/dvd? (read for more info) Forum SolvedHow to recover deleted files from external hard drive Forum i would like to recover deleted files from my new pc's hard drive Forum i deleted files on my hard drive from a mac, but now my dell doesn't reconized the dleted files Forum can i safely delete backed up files on external hard drive? Forum Recover deleted files from external hard drive after formatting from windows to mac Forum SolvedCan Window's CHKDSK tool delete files on a Hard Drive? Forum Deleting Certain Files Forum how to delete 'all' files from my portable hard drive Forum SolvedHow do I delete every file on my hard drive? Forum SolvedDeleting files from seagate expansion drive Forum Solvedkeeping files on old drive, but deleting windows Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !