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How to remove a file


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sportgirl08

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Hi Everybody

I'm currently trying to remove a file named AVContextR.dll It was a file used by a anti-virus program that I had install. Once I've uninstalled the program this file wouldn't go. Now my problem is that when I'm trying to right click on an icon, Windows Installer pops up trying to install that program wich I don't have but on 2 files remain in my system and I cannot delete them because I get the message "Make sur the disk is not full or write-protected or that tha file might be in use" I'm pretty sure that it is in use because it keeps poping up, but I can't find where it's hiding and in use.

I would really appreciate if anybody could help be with this matter.

Thanks
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well, if you're SURE that file isn't needed anymore you could rename it to, say, 'AVContextR.dll.bak' or somesuch, and delete it the next time you boot up. if that doesn't work try deleting it in safe mode. :whistling:
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Thank you very much, I'v just renamed it. I'm gonna reboot and try to delete it. If it doesn't work, how do I get into safe mode again. I can't remember.
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hit F8 after the memory check screen(or just keep tapping it soon as the booting process starts :whistling: ). that should get you to the screen that lets you select whether you want to boot into safe mode, safe mode w/ networking, etc...
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another choice could be to use the unlocker program available at:
http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/
use this program to delete/Rename the files that say "Check to make sure the disk is not write protected"
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