I cant delete this folder!! :(

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  1. Infinite Zero
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    Infinite Zero Almost!

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    I've tried deleting this folder but IT NEVER DOES
    I tried the file shredder, putting it in the recycle bin, right clicking and delete
    BUT NO LUCK!!!

    I'll even include this ******* video man IHATE THAT KID


    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    any help please?
    oh my goodness gracious..
    I cant rename it, ive even rebooted this one but it stays the same [​IMG]
     
  2. PettingZoo

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    in the trap
    Why'd you trust a little kid? Also did you try renaming it?
     
  3. spinal_cord

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    somewhere
    there is a program called CCleaner, which should be able to fix it. It is very likely that there is a difference between what is there and what the registry says is there.
     
  4. Matt140

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    More importantly, why does that kid have VMWare??????

    On topic: Like spinal_cord said, I'd try using CCleaner.
     
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    You are gonna have to delete it by using command prompt.
    Step 1: Rename your folder to something short like "folder1" to make the last step easier.
    Step 2: Right-click command prompt and choose Run as administrator.
    Step 3: Press Ctrl-Alt-Del to bring up Task Manager, highlight explorer.exe and click on End Process at the bottom.
    Step 4: In command prompt type: cd C:\Users\[YourVistaAccountUsername]\Desktop\ and press enter.
    Step 5: Type rmdir followed by the name of the folder, (example rmdir folder1) and press enter.
    Step 6: Close command prompt and use Task Manager to launch explorer.exe again, and voila the folder is there no more.

    This is guaranteed to work if you follow the directions correctly, if you have any questions PM me.
     
  7. Infinite Zero
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    I CANT EVEN RENAME IT!
    UGH KIDS THESE DAYS, HE DIDNT EVEN TELL HOW TO DELETE IT
    [​IMG]
    Iguess I can try Unlocker.. Hope it works well [​IMG]

    EDIT-OH YES UNLOCKER DELETED THAT F'IN ANNOYING FOLDER!
    THANK YOU COSTELLO, DKAngel and all the others who tried to help!!!

    I thought this folder would stay here forever [​IMG]

    Nah it's just a folder. I just wanted to know if it can be removed, well if not. I'll have to live with it
     
  8. DKAngel

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    or download a program called unlocker and rightclick on the folder and unlock it
    then delete
     
  9. cobleman

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    Have you restarted your comp in safe mode?
    And tried to delete it
     
  10. DCG

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    does it say that there is a process running that requires that folder or something in it?
     
  11. giratina16

    giratina16 Born This Way

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    Why don't you just back date your computer to before you had the folder?
     
  12. DCG

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    maybe she has installed some stuff afterwards she doesn't want to lose?
     
  13. giratina16

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    It's easy to restore, just install them again. Anyway it's just an idea. Personally I would take the easy option and back date.
     
  14. Infinite Zero
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    What? I dont get you
    And if you refer to me I'm a SHE not a HE
    thanks lol


    V Uh my problem is solved already. There were no errors happening. It's just staying right there
     
  15. DCG

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    my experience whith backdating is bad. gave me more proplems than it fixed. but infinite, what kind of error does you pc give when you try to delete the folder?
     
  16. giratina16

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    Basically if you back date your computer you will lose anything you had installed on the same day or any day after the folder was made.
     
  17. DCG

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    you would need a backup point, I doubt that one exists just before that day.
     
  18. giratina16

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    Don't most computers make them at start up? I know whenever I back date my computer I have a restore point for everyday. That might be because I install something new on my laptop everyday, usually my antivirus updates.