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Smokey

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I removed a user from our computer but chose to keep his personal files for their new account. Well, now I can't delete the folder that's on my destop. It says:

Title:
Error Deleting Filder or Folder [X]

Cannot delete EBAYIT~2.HTM: Cannot find the specified file.

Make sure you specifiy the correct path and file name.

[ OK ]


Under the properties of the folder:

Type: File Folder

Location: C:\Documents and Settings\Nathan\Desktop

Size: 0 bytes

Size on disk: 0 bytes

Contain: 0 Files, 2 Folders


But there are two files in the folder. Don't know what type of file they are though. They look like internet shortcuts. When I right-click on them, the options are:

OPEN
Edit
Open in Same Window
Print
Open With...
Send To

When I double-click on of the files it opens up IE with "The page cannot be displayed" screen and "http:///" in the address bar. Very wierd, but the thing is I can't delete this stupid folder <_<! Any help please.

Nathan
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Ntd

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Hey nathanhuth to delete a folder go into MS-DOS and type the command deltree (path)
C:\windows\Desktop>deltree /?
Deletes a directory and all the subdirectories and files in it.

To delete one or more files and directories:
DELTREE [/Y] [drive:]path [[drive:]path[...]]

/Y Suppresses prompting to confirm you want to delete the subdirectory.

[drive:]path Specifies the name of the directory you want to delete.

Note: Use DELTREE cautiously. Every file and subdirectory within the specifed directory will be deleted.
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Smokey

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Sorry Ntd, you're stuck back with Win 98. 'deltree' is not reconized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file in XP.
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0 byte files/folders can be difficult to remove. They're usually the result of a Windows file system error. Killbox should remove it: http://www.geekstogo...ction=show&id=4 <_<
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Wow, thanks admin. Killbox deleted it!
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