Cannot delete files windows Messaging.
I have a laptop with Windows 7 64 bit. In the program files (x 86) files and the file of the folder for windows mail program. It seems that these records are just a waste of hard drive space after searching the net, Windows mail is not supposed to be bundled with windows 7. Windows mail is not in the start menu. It is not in the menu programs and features so I can't uninstall it. I can't launch the programs manually because they have an extension .mui on the edge of the name of the file, so it's a total waste of hard drive space. Problem is that I can't do anything with the files. When I try to remove the .mui winmail.exe.mui I get an error message "You need permission from trustedinstaller to make changes to this file" when I try to delete the folders I get the same error message. What the * is trusted Installer? Can someone tell me please how to get permission from trustedinstaller to remove these folders? They are of no use to me. Of course a bit of * left the system by acer.
For anyone still interested to remove these files, there are several steps missing.
On my installation, I need both to take ownership and change permissions for each file and folder before I could remove them.
1. in Windows Explorer, select Tools-> Folder Options-> view tab-> uncheck "Hide protected operating system files (recommended)".
2. right click on each file or folder and select Properties-> Security tab
3. click on advanced-> owner tab
4. click on edit-> UAC prompt approval
5. Select your user profile and click OK to take ownership
6. This will return you to the Security tab-> select Edit to modify permissions
7. Select your user name and fill in the box to allow full control
8 OK-> OK
Now that you have taken possession and you have full control, you will be allowed to delete files.
I'm surprised that it take so much effort to give me permission to delete a single record, but at least it would be embarrassing for a hacker, too.
Cannot delete files and music always there but not display upward when I connect to the computer?
Recently, I had a lot of problems with the music does not or don't play not I decided to delete all my e260 music and start again. That's where the real problem started.
For some reason I can't delete three of the albums on my player. Each of the albums have what appear to be corrupted in them files. My computer does not recognize the file type and file extension is given so I don't know what they are. Each file "appears" to 4 GB in size but that may not be appropriate for my e260 is obviously only 4 GB in size!
Whenever I try to delete them I get an error message reading "cannot delete file: cannot read the source file or disc»
I tried to update the firmware, reset e260 to factory default settings and made 'restore' thingy (where you hold registration and plug it into the computer, etc.) and these files are still there.
After reading this thing of disk checking on this forum, I did this. I was then able to remove two of the albums, but when I tried to delete the third album renamed 'a' and the damaged file shows 0 bytes in size, but I still can not remove. However, I can move it to the folder music to any other folder. I just can not remove! When I do, I get an error message saying "cannot delete f: cannot find the file specified. '. Be sure to only specify the path and the correct name.
After all that I started my e260, and now I find that 2 other albums are always on it, even if they do not display any where when I connect it to the computer. I can see and read these albums on the drive, and they seem well, they do not appear to be there when I plug it into the computer and look for them in windows Explorer. The music folder is not hidden also. These two albums are not part 3 albums that I could not remove, they are actually part of the new substance started sort of all these problems with the music does not and is not only now that they are the display upwards and play but are not appear when connected to the computer!
I know it's probably not a lot of information but can someone tell me how to fix this? If not, can I just format the * bleep * thing or I'll then have an e260 dead?
See you soon,.
PS: Sorry for the long windedness of this post.
Format will not remove the firmware, which is the operating system of the Sansa. It removes only the content that you have added. It will go back to what it was when it was new out of the box.
MTP does not matter if you have never used it. The ghost album can be just a list remains in your database file. Nevertheless, we must get rid of this corrupt file, so Format is probably your best option.
For what it's worth, to connect with the PSG, your computer needs Windows Media Player 10 or 11 is installed. XP comes with WMP 9, so he will not see the Sansa in MTP mode. unless you have updated.
Cannot delete files from the Recycle Bin
I'm unable to access my trash, everythime I click on the folder, it says windows Explorer has a problem, then said restarting windows.
And the window just closes, it is there anyway to delete the files from the trash bin other than to go to the folder it self.
See you soon
Here is an article on how to repair a trash corrupted in Vista: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/131294-recycle-bin-corrupted-cannot-delete-file-folder.html.
It restarts if you left or do a right-click on the icon or both? Here are a few ways to empty it by using two methods:
- On the desktop, right-click on the Recycle Bin.
- Then click the Empty trash to empty its contents.
- You will be asked if you are sure that before it permanently deletes the files.
- If you're absolutely sure, then click Yes to clear the contents of the Recycle Bin.
- Alternatively, you can double-click the Recycle Bin to open and examine its contents.
- And then on the file menu, click empty the Recycle Bin.
- After confirmation, Windows Vista will be empty all files from the Recycle Bin.
Go to control panel / customization / Desktop Icons and remove the trash, click OK and close. Then go back and add the trash. See if the new basket has the same problem.
Here is a program that you download that adds a command to empty the trash to the command line if all that you need to do is type of the command in the box search now and it will happen. http://itsvista.com/2007/01/itsvista-tip-23-empty-vistas-recycle-bin-from-the-command-line/.
I hope this helps.
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How can I delete a file? Whenever I try this a file, it keeps saying "cannot delete file: cannot read the source file or disc» Any ideas anyone?
I have some files that have been sent to me by a colleague. I have removed but cannot delete the last file. I've never met this before. What should I do?
It will be useful.
Cannot delete files .ai
I can't delete .ai files in Adobe Illustrator v.10 running on Vista.
error that says "... cannot delete file is used beginning."
I tried everything the web has to offer including: start-up, different removal software, changing aiicon.dll, shit, chsdsk, etc.
I sure there are a lot of people who have this problem, I scan the web, however, no solution have seems to be found.
I had this problem frequently both. HAVE and. Files EPS on Windows XP, different versions of Illustrator, including 7 and 10. You can try this program:
It runs quietly in the background until there is a sharing violation (for example, you can not delete a file, etc.). Then it pops up a window showing what process has the file locked. With Illustrator files, the culprit is usually Windows Explorer... my guess is that it tries to generate a thumbnail preview, but somehow never quite finished and leave the open file. You will be able to kill the offending process (which is kind of how dirty to do things, but drastic times... you know). Then you should be able to delete the files without problem.
Cannot delete file: cannot read the source file or disk
When you try to delete a specific folder which shows on the list, I get a dialog box saying: error deleting file or folder... Cannot delete file: cannot read the source file or disk
Is the path to the really long folder?
Any file or folder has a space beginning or end?
Click Start, run, type cmd , and press ENTER to open a command prompt. In the command prompt...
For a file test
For a test folderRD \\.\
:\ \If this doesn't help not please let us know the full path (and the name of the file if it is a file).
Unable to delete the file, get the error 'cannot delete file access denied. "
See the error will not remove the file:cannot delete file access is denied.Make sure that the disk is full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use* original title - not delete the file show error *.
Start in safe mode and try. If still no joy, try this tool.
Unlocker File Remover
Alternative download sites.
Download it from FileHippo
Download from CNET
Cannot save files Windows 7, sharing violation excel 2007 - have lost many hours of work that it corrupts the file, after it tried so-called recovered-the same file on the machine xp without problem.
Cannot save files Windows 7, sharing violation excel 2007 - have lost many hours of work it corrupts files after he supposedly has found and tried the same (copied) files on the machine xp without problem. Also sometimes on the stand alone machine without network and excel files generated on this machine. Any thoughts?
If you use Internet Security of Trend Micro with Windows 7, this combination is probably what is causing the problem.
To fix this, open the main Trend Micro Internet Security (or similar). Open the Virus & Spyware controls. Choose the Protection against viruses & Spyware; Click settings, then advanced settings. Uncheck the box next to 'save files before you try to remove the virus '.
This solved my save all problems in Excel 2007 and Word 2007.
Cannot delete file dat in windows 8. said open in the system.
I'm trying to remove Norton security on computer with windows 8. removed all but a dat file. Windows says cannot perform the action delete file because the file is open in the system. message from the open file.
Download - SAVE - go to where you put them - click on - RUN AS ADMIN
(Norton Removal Tool and others)
Norton Removal Tool
List of tools to clean/uninstall anti-malware programs
Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software
Check with Norton/Symantec support and their online forums.
Norton - online community
I hope this helps.
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Cannot delete file in windows Media Player
I can delete video files from Windows Media Player. I think that I deleted them before somehow but standard photos (balloon, balloons) always appear in video library for all deleted files and try right-click and delete is not remove them from the library. There is no error message when you try to remove them and when you try to play them you get Windows Media Player encountered a problem while playing the file. I don't want to play the file I want to just delete it.
You probably need to reset the library to get rid of the files in the library. Note firstly reset the library will make you lose all play counts and ratings too. Then, follow these steps:
-Restart the PC.
-Click Start, type services.msc in the search field and press ENTER. In Services, locate the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service . If its status is started , double-click the service, and then click stop .
-Click Start, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft in the search field and press ENTER. This folder opens in Windows Explorer.
-In this folder, rename the folder Media Player as Old Media Player . If you do not see the folder, then it is probably hidden. Set Explorer to view the hidden files and folders and show protected system files.
-Launch WMP, your library will have been reset and will be rebuilt.
Cannot delete files from Windows Media Player library.
Original title: deleting files problem
I deleted a large number of music of my WMP library & computer files, but they are still listed in WMP. I can't play any of them as they were deleted, and I get a message telling me so when I try! Why are they still displayed in the list and how do I get rid of them? I tried to restart, changing the target folder, etc., without change. I even tried to remove all of the library (but not the computer this time) and they do not always go!
Welcome to Microsoft Community where you can find all the answers related to Windows.
According to the description provided, looks like you are not able to completely remove the files in Windows Media Player.
I have a couple of steps that should help you to solve this problem.
You can try to clear the database of Windows Media Player and check if it clears the titles and generic icons.
To do this, follow these steps:
1. exit Windows Media Player.
2. click on Start, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Media Player in the start search box and enter.
3. Select all the files in the folder, and then click delete on the file menu.
Note you don't have to remove the folders that are in this folder.
4. restart Windows Media Player.
Note Windows Media Player automatically rebuilds the database.
If this does not resolve the problem, disable the Windows Media Player database cache files. To do this, follow these steps:
1. exit Windows Media Player.
2. click on Start, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft in the start search box and enter.
3 select the folder Media Player, and then click delete on the file menu.
4. restart Windows Media Player.
Note Windows Media Player automatically rebuilds the database.
Keep us informed on the status of the issue. If you face problems more when working with Windows post on Microsoft Community.
Cannot delete files from 0 KB Word 2003 "cannot read the source file or disk.
Original title: how remove the files from Word 2003 0 Kb which can not be read - file cleaner empty and an empty folder solvent do not work - "cannot read the source file or disc!
I have a number of Word 2003 files that I'm unable to delete, since the message "Source file can not be read"appears when I try to delete.
I have tried vacuum cleaner and Remover empty folder, also delete - file but cannot delete what cannot be recognized. Can anyone help please? Must be an easy way to do what I forgot, because I can't send files that contain some of these bulk files in my backup hard drive, the process stops when it reaches the 0 kb file!
1. where are the files located?
2. are you able to open this file?
This can happen if the file is used by some programs / demand or is corrupt.
Follow these steps:
Method 1: Check if you are able to delete the files in safe mode.
Method 2: Ownership of files and check if you are able to delete.
I have two files that I can't remove. The name is avidemux_2.5_r7200_win32.exe I d/l from cnet.com somehow, they changed their date on themselves at the 06:43 04/30/1986 on all attempts, the error message is the same: it is used by another person or program. I realize that there is a perion in the middle of the file name.
I can't change the name.
I tried to remove it by using the right click, delete file and tasks folder, cmd prompt del filename and cmd prompt deltree filename.
I tried to change the attributes with the only success beint removing hidden.
I am able to copy the files to another directory, but the copy is undeletable also (so now I have 4 copies).
I'm unable to move the file to another directory.
I used regedit and delete any key with this file name (the company is the nth file).
I restarted in safe mode and cannot be removed using the foregoing.
There's a copy on my backup NAT and I can not remove this file from here either. Understand an output, please.
Well, I thought I knew about the removal of things but... I really need some help here.
This looks like a nasty piece of malware. No legitimate program protects himself as well...
My next step would be to start from an operating system on a CD. I love the free Hirens Boot CD
Hirens: <> http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download/ >
Download the file .zip, extract it to the hard drive, and double-click the file ".cmd" generate/create a bootable CD. Boot your system from the CD and select the option 'Mini Windows XP'.
Booting from CD does several things for you. First, it ensures that none of the files on the hard disk are "used" and in the second place, malicious programs on the disk hard which can actively prevent the deletion of one such file will not present when booting from a CD.
AprΦs the dΘmarrage, you might want to make sure that there are no attributes system or hidden on the file that you want to delete and you will find a multitude of utilities on this CD that should be able to get rid of this file for you. In my view, there are also utilities anti-malware on this CD that you can choose to run while you're started towards him. Let me know if it helps
Cannot delete files - file name too Long
I copied all the files under C:\Users\
to a backup disk (NTFS). Then I tried to delete the Temporary Internet Files folder. I'll tell an error message:
The file names would be too long for the destination folder. You can shorten the file name and try again, or try a location with a shorter path.
When I drilled far problem files were I saw a bunch of files with very long names. I right click on one (in the hope to rename it) and the only available options are: open, pine in the Start Menu, send to. Delete, rename and properties were missing.
How can I get rid of these files without having to reformat the hard drive?
Try cleaning disc = start - all programs - Accessories - System Tools - Disk Cleanup
You may also need to run checkdisk
How to run check disk in Windows 7
DO NOT INSTALL the eBay Option with UnLocker (uncheck in the Installer) and
then go to folder UnLocker in Program Files - UnLocker and DELETE the
file ebayxxx.exe - you can see it easily.
"C:\Program Files\Unlocker"just the ebayxxxx.exe I forgot its name exactly. "
Site of the author shows that he like Vista/Windows 7 supported now:
http://www.Softpedia.com/get/system/system-miscellaneous/unlocker.shtml <-- or="" download="" unlocker="">-->
Download - SAVE - go to where you put it-click on - RUN AS ADMIN
Below also works them on 32 and 64-bit Vista/Win 7 and should work on Win 8/8.1.
Another good alternative - use FileAssassin:
FileAssassin - free
Force delete (cannot delete) closed or in used files or folders with FileASSASSIN
Download - SAVE - go to where you put it-click on - RUN AS ADMIN
And this - MoveOnBoot
I hope this helps.
Rob Brown - MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience: Bike - Mark Twain said it right.
Cannot delete files to the trash (Recycle Bin access denied)
System: Windows 7 Ent SP1 x 64, i7 930, 24GO RAM with all updates
When I try to delete files in Windows Explorer, I get the following error (most of the time, but not always):
Window with the title 'Recycle Bin access denied' and the message
cannot be moved to the trash. Do you want to permanently delete it? »
I can then permanently delete the file, even if I sent to the trash.
I tried the following (nothing works):
-checked to see if the file is locked with Process Explorer (find handle or DLL)-it is not (and it can be removed permanently)
-deleted all the recycle bins on all drives & restarted. New recycling bins have been created, but it did not help.
-changed of owner of baskets and all files as (with the takeown command). Corrupt system baskets complained, emptied their and restored to their previous state. This did not help the primary problem.
-set the maximum size to the size of the disk on all baskets. It has no effect on the main problem.
-J' also checked the security for the folders tab $RECYCLE. BIN on all readers and define "Full control" for users. SYSTEM and administrators had already 'Full comtrol. This did not help also.
What is strange (and new), is when I open the Recycle Bin, the files are always considered to be "Tiles" (which I did not). If I put it in 'Détails', the change is not permanent - the next time I open the Recycle Bin, the files are showed once again as "Tiles".
What can I do to be able to delete (all) files via the Recycle Bin?
Thanks Mike for the response, but none of the methods helped. There was no malware and even in safe mode, I could not delete files to the Recycle Bin. In addition, the original administrator account could not delete to the Recycle Bin.
But I think I found the culprit:
Apparently, this problem showed that in the downloads folder, to which I had many junctions (to be easily accessible). Due to lack of space on the C: drive, I remembered that I have moved through properties-> location on a disk with more space. Instead of the old folder in C:\Users\
downloads I put a junction pointing to the new location.
Now, I had old junctions pointing to C:\Users\
personal, which in turn was a junction pointing to a new location. Registration/creation/look at one/etc files in folder downloads accessible through 2 junctions was of course OK, but delete somehow was not able to delete files to the Recycle Bin. When I fixed the remaining junctions to point directly to the new location of the download folder, delete started working OK again.
Delete the file (SHFileOperation?) is not able to use the trash, if the file is accessible via junction 2 points (or more?).
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