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April 22, 2005 9:55:02 AM

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i downloaded the setup file from a game called survival project .. when i
double click it.. a black screen someone like ms dos appear and closes by
itself.. now when i try to delete it .. it says " cannot delete SPSetupv1.00:
It is being used by another person or program. Close any programs that might
be using the file and try agian"

I have even try using safe mode to delete the file but it dosent work =/

the admin there said that this is a mircrosoft windows problem... can anyone
help me?

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Anonymous
April 22, 2005 6:06:20 PM

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Hi

Have you tried deleting the file from a command prompt?

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Will Denny
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"Rachel" <chirstin_ng@Hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:F5A29AC6-F39F-4CB8-85D6-4489CBE77B3A@microsoft.com...
>i downloaded the setup file from a game called survival project .. when i
> double click it.. a black screen someone like ms dos appear and closes by
> itself.. now when i try to delete it .. it says " cannot delete
> SPSetupv1.00:
> It is being used by another person or program. Close any programs that
> might
> be using the file and try agian"
>
> I have even try using safe mode to delete the file but it dosent work =/
>
> the admin there said that this is a mircrosoft windows problem... can
> anyone
> help me?
Anonymous
April 22, 2005 6:06:21 PM

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I agree with Will, use command prompt.
"Will Denny" <willdenny@mvps.org> wrote in message
news:o jJbYwzRFHA.1392@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> Hi
>
> Have you tried deleting the file from a command prompt?
>
> --
>
> Will Denny
> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
> Please reply to the News Groups
>
>
> "Rachel" <chirstin_ng@Hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:F5A29AC6-F39F-4CB8-85D6-4489CBE77B3A@microsoft.com...
>>i downloaded the setup file from a game called survival project .. when i
>> double click it.. a black screen someone like ms dos appear and closes
>> by
>> itself.. now when i try to delete it .. it says " cannot delete
>> SPSetupv1.00:
>> It is being used by another person or program. Close any programs that
>> might
>> be using the file and try agian"
>>
>> I have even try using safe mode to delete the file but it dosent work =/
>>
>> the admin there said that this is a mircrosoft windows problem... can
>> anyone
>> help me?
>
>
April 23, 2005 12:59:04 PM

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hmmm =/ dunno how do that.. well thanks for the help .. it seems that
suddenly it was able to be deleted.. i have no idea why .. thanks for the
answers. i really appreciate it
!