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cannot copy or delete some files and folders


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Souley16

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I have a few files and folders on my hard drive that I can't rename, delete or move. It says "cannot delete [file or folder name] It is being used by another person or program. I am sure those files aren't being used by any program or another person. I tried booting the pc in safe mode and tried again but still the same result, I tried using softwares to force deletion but without success, am i missing somethin real simple here?
Thank you in advance.
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Try Unlocker from my signature, install with the add to context menu option, delete a file, Unlocker should run, use the menu to choose what you need

You may need to reboot between installing unlocker and being able to run it on a file
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Hi Souledy16, try this

http://www.geekstogo...TE-t102531.html
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Thanx a lot guys "wholockme" did it for me, I appreciate the help
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