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~ Cannot Delete File, Used by Windows Explorer!!! URGENT! ~
Nov 16, 2012, 3:07 PM
So I have a few very small files that I want to delete but when I try, it says "used by Windows Explorer."
But I know I run Command Prompt, but when I type in the file name, it says, it cannot be found.
The harder problem is that I don't think Command Prompt recognizes the name...it's dddrkknghtrsssss72bd.dago (1) - Copy
and dddrkknghtrsssss72bd.dago (1)
Which is why I cannot delete them through Command Prompt...I deleted others no problem as they have "regular" names...
PLEASE HELP! This is killing me as I also have OCD!!!!!
Thanks in advance!!
Jan 24, 2018
delete file windows explorer urgent
Nov 16, 2012, 3:15 PM
on the command prompt do "dir" to see the file name. It might be using the 8.3 format.
or use this
Nov 16, 2012, 3:25 PM
maybe its already deleted and windows explorer just thinks its still there. Happened to me a few times before. Try restarting your computer and then see whats up.
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Nov 16, 2012, 3:38 PM
Thanks for all of the help!
The Unlocker program helped!! Thanks again!
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