I'm bored, out of ideas, and annoyed.

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Aug 12, 2007
  1. Random Seeker
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    There is this REALLY stubborn file on my computer, clicking properties it will show numbers and file size increasing, until it hits around 120k files and 890 folders, my virus and malware scanner picks up nothing, my registry fixer clearly ignores it, and I am unable to delete it.

    There are no error messages when attempting to delete it, just the standard recycle bin image with flying pages, however no progress is being made.(Moving green status bar)

    Everything on google has been tried. Almost everything at least. Help some one out here.
     
  2. Taras

    Member Taras I'm Not Hating, I'm Just Sayin'

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    Turn off system restore (google or windows help to find out how)

    Boot up in safe mode (F8 after the bios, I believe)

    Delete the file.
     
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    Tried deleting it in safe mode, however not sure if I've disabled system restore while doing this, will report back in a few.
     
  5. Taras

    Member Taras I'm Not Hating, I'm Just Sayin'

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    Don't bother. If you can't delete it in safe mode, then system restore won't matter.
     
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    Also, this file has been been with me forever, it does not cause much harm, however significantly slow down my scans due to the huge amount of 0KB files in them.

    Thanks for all who tried to help so far.
     
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    I don't know if unlocker can fix it, but it is a great product which has proven useful to me.
     

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