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Cannot delete partially downloaded .exe file


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I downloaded a game installer but aborted the download before it was completed. Now I have an .exe file sitting on my desktop. Everytime I try to delete it, I am unable to because 'it is being used by another person or program'. I hit Ctrl + Alt + Del and there's nothing running under the Applications tab. I'm not familiar with the Processes to know which one to end. I don't know if this helps, but here's a screenshot of the processes.

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most likely it is explorer.exe keeping it open....the manual way to delete this is to open a command line box (start > run, cmd <enter> and delete it the old fashioned way (DOS commands)

You can also download killbox from our downloads page (find links at top), which will do this for you....
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Can you walk me through the process of deleting it using DOS commands?

Sorry, computers are not my forte.
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Anyone?

I tried Killbox, but it doesn't work.
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notwithout a file name
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C:\Documents and Settings\Carmelia\Desktop\SetupRubies095.exe
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try unlocker, works like a champ.

http://www.softpedia...load-21518.html
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