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Anonymous
September 5, 2005 2:55:01 AM

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I was trying to save a web page to my desk top. The file some how saved as
an .exe file and will not delete. An error message pops up claiming that: It
is being used by another perosom or program. Close any programs that might
be using the file and try again." I have no programs running and have killed
all applications in the system tray. Also, the application manager says
there are no programs running. My last attemps was to go through DOS and
try that way, but even then I'm still at a dead end.

I'm at my witts end here and any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Anonymous
September 5, 2005 3:25:27 AM

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Hi,

May be that is a Virus which just infected your system and is not
allowing you to delete the ".exe" files. Try scanning for a virus. If you
machine is not infected, under "Task Manger", "Preocesses" tab, look for that
exe. There are times when a task it running but not shown under "Application"
Tab of the Task Manger

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"MrGuy007" wrote:

> I was trying to save a web page to my desk top. The file some how saved as
> an .exe file and will not delete. An error message pops up claiming that: It
> is being used by another perosom or program. Close any programs that might
> be using the file and try again." I have no programs running and have killed
> all applications in the system tray. Also, the application manager says
> there are no programs running. My last attemps was to go through DOS and
> try that way, but even then I'm still at a dead end.
>
> I'm at my witts end here and any help will be greatly appreciated.
Anonymous
September 5, 2005 3:31:35 AM

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How to delete a stubborn file
http://www.softwarepatch.com/tips/howto-delete-xp.html

Get MoveOnBoot

http://www.softwarepatch.com/software/moveonboot.html

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"MrGuy007" wrote:

> I was trying to save a web page to my desk top. The file some how saved as
> an .exe file and will not delete. An error message pops up claiming that: It
> is being used by another perosom or program. Close any programs that might
> be using the file and try again." I have no programs running and have killed
> all applications in the system tray. Also, the application manager says
> there are no programs running. My last attemps was to go through DOS and
> try that way, but even then I'm still at a dead end.
>
> I'm at my witts end here and any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Anonymous
September 5, 2005 2:07:47 PM

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What happens if you drag the file to the waste basket?

Jan Driesen




"MrGuy007" <MrGuy007@discussions.microsoft.com> schreef in bericht
news:AFB16008-0C5A-4A95-AA4A-7721561C0C9D@microsoft.com...
> I was trying to save a web page to my desk top. The file some how saved
as
> an .exe file and will not delete. An error message pops up claiming that:
It
> is being used by another perosom or program. Close any programs that
might
> be using the file and try again." I have no programs running and have
killed
> all applications in the system tray. Also, the application manager says
> there are no programs running. My last attemps was to go through DOS and
> try that way, but even then I'm still at a dead end.
>
> I'm at my witts end here and any help will be greatly appreciated.
Anonymous
September 5, 2005 7:58:58 PM

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Install this program called unlocker after it is installed then right click
the file or folder and select Unlocker. If the file or folder is locked then
a window will appear with a list of processes locking the file or folder.
Select the locks and click Unlock and you are done.
http://www.pcbutts1.com/downloads/unlocker171.exe If that does not work then
try Killbox http://www.pcbutts1.com/downloads/killbox.zip


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"MrGuy007" <MrGuy007@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:AFB16008-0C5A-4A95-AA4A-7721561C0C9D@microsoft.com...
>I was trying to save a web page to my desk top. The file some how saved
>as
> an .exe file and will not delete. An error message pops up claiming that:
> It
> is being used by another perosom or program. Close any programs that
> might
> be using the file and try again." I have no programs running and have
> killed
> all applications in the system tray. Also, the application manager says
> there are no programs running. My last attemps was to go through DOS and
> try that way, but even then I'm still at a dead end.
>
> I'm at my witts end here and any help will be greatly appreciated.
Anonymous
September 5, 2005 7:58:59 PM

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On Mon, 05 Sep 2005 15:58:58 GMT in
microsoft.public.windowsxp.general, pcbutts1 favored us with...
> Install this program called unlocker after it is installed then right click
> the file or folder and select Unlocker. If the file or folder is locked then
> a window will appear with a list of processes locking the file or folder.
> Select the locks and click Unlock and you are done.
> http://www.pcbutts1.com/downloads/unlocker171.exe If that does not work then
> try Killbox http://www.pcbutts1.com/downloads/killbox.zip

It's generally a bad idea to install programs from places not
approved publicly by the program author. You can find Unlocker at
the author's site, < http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/ >.

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September 5, 2005 10:14:02 PM

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Notice as a public service:

Do not download *anything* from Butthead. If you want a program, go to the
web site of the maker of the program and do not take a chance with
Butthead's download. There is no telling what you're really getting from
this jerk.

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"pcbutts1" <pcbutts1@seedsv.com> wrote

> Install this program called unlocker after it is installed then right
> click the file or folder and select Unlocker. If the file or folder is
> locked then a window will appear with a list of processes locking the file
> or folder. Select the locks and click Unlock and you are done.
> http://www.pcbutts1.com/downloads/unlocker171.exe If that does not work
> then try Killbox http://www.pcbutts1.com/downloads/killbox.zip
>
>
> --
>
>
> The best live web video on the internet http://www.seedsv.com/webdemo.htm
> NEW Embedded system W/Linux. We now sell DVR cards.
> See it all at http://www.seedsv.com/products.htm
> Sharpvision simply the best http://www.seedsv.com
>
>
>
> "MrGuy007" <MrGuy007@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:AFB16008-0C5A-4A95-AA4A-7721561C0C9D@microsoft.com...
>>I was trying to save a web page to my desk top. The file some how saved
>>as
>> an .exe file and will not delete. An error message pops up claiming
>> that: It
>> is being used by another perosom or program. Close any programs that
>> might
>> be using the file and try again." I have no programs running and have
>> killed
>> all applications in the system tray. Also, the application manager says
>> there are no programs running. My last attemps was to go through DOS
>> and
>> try that way, but even then I'm still at a dead end.
>>
>> I'm at my witts end here and any help will be greatly appreciated.
>
>
Anonymous
September 6, 2005 7:17:57 AM

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In article <9L7Te.555$JN5.34@newssvr13.news.prodigy.com>, pcbutts1
@seedsv.com says...
> Stop Stalking me. Stop replying to my post. You are a stalker. Stop Stalking
> me you cyberstalker.

Stop posting in these groups if you don't want a response to your post -
oh, and don't post a reply about/to me and expect me to not reply.

Grow up before your mom takes the computer away from you.

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Anonymous
September 6, 2005 7:23:00 AM

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Stop Stalking me. Stop replying to my post. You are a stalker. Stop Stalking
me you cyberstalker

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"Leythos" <void@nowhere.lan> wrote in message
news:MPG.1d86d476fef771eb989eee@news-server.columbus.rr.com...
> In article <9L7Te.555$JN5.34@newssvr13.news.prodigy.com>, pcbutts1
> @seedsv.com says...
>> Stop Stalking me. Stop replying to my post. You are a stalker. Stop
>> Stalking
>> me you cyberstalker.
>
> Stop posting in these groups if you don't want a response to your post -
> oh, and don't post a reply about/to me and expect me to not reply.
>
> Grow up before your mom takes the computer away from you.
>
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> spam999free@rrohio.com
> remove 999 in order to email me
Anonymous
September 6, 2005 7:55:29 AM

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On Monday 05 September 2005 08:23 pm, pcbutts1 had this to say in
microsoft.public.windowsxp.general:

> Stop Stalking me. Stop replying to my post. You are a stalker. Stop
> Stalking me you cyberstalker
>

Just threaten Leythos. Tell him you're going to hold your breathe until you
die. That should scare him enough and get him off your back.


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