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agricola
18-07-2005, 12:43 AM
i downloaded a movie mr and mrs smith its a windows media file when i even
right click on its properties the computer starts running at 100% and i cant
seem to get rid of the file when i try to delete it it says i cant as someone
or another program is using it and i havent even clicked on it even if i put
the mouse over the file the computer does the same any help would be great
thank you

RonK
18-07-2005, 01:43 AM
It's a punctuation problem.

"agricola" <agricola@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:3D892720-40D5-4DB1-B3B8-F78FA881105B@microsoft.com...
>i downloaded a movie mr and mrs smith its a windows media file when i even
> right click on its properties the computer starts running at 100% and i
> cant
> seem to get rid of the file when i try to delete it it says i cant as
> someone
> or another program is using it and i havent even clicked on it even if i
> put
> the mouse over the file the computer does the same any help would be great
> thank you

Treeman
18-07-2005, 02:43 AM
Try deleting file in safe mode, press F8 on boot-up to get to "select
safe mode." (XP warning normal) Run AV & Spyware scans while your
there as well.
Best,
Treeman


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Wesley Vogel
18-07-2005, 03:24 AM
MANUALLY DELETING STUBBORN FILES
http://aumha.org/a/stubborn.php

You Cannot Delete a File or a Folder
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;320081

Delete A File That Is Seemingly "Undeletable"
http://www.theeldergeek.com/delete_undeletable_file.htm

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Delete - Can't Delete Files or Folders
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_d.htm#del

Delete - AVI, MPG... files (access denied error)
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_d.htm

Scroll down to Delete - AVI, MPG... files (access denied error)
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How To Delete "Undeletable" Files And Folders In XP
http://www.bootdisk.com/xptop20.htm#8

"Access Denied" Error Message When You Try to Delete a File
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=298345

You cannot delete a file or a folder on an NTFS file system volume
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=320081

You Receive an "Access Denied" Error Message When You Delete Folders from a
Mounted Drive
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=319368

How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=308421

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Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:3D892720-40D5-4DB1-B3B8-F78FA881105B@microsoft.com,
agricola <agricola@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> i downloaded a movie mr and mrs smith its a windows media file when i even
> right click on its properties the computer starts running at 100% and i
> cant seem to get rid of the file when i try to delete it it says i cant
> as someone or another program is using it and i havent even clicked on it
> even if i put the mouse over the file the computer does the same any help
> would be great thank you

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