Cannot delete a file



Mason A. Clark
07-10-2005, 01:32 AM
A 4 KB Windows XP NTFS file cannot be deleted. Access denied.

Other files on that disk partition are ok.

How do I kill it? I tried the old dos chkdsk but it doesn't show
any problem. Partition Magic won't touch the partition that
has the bad file -- tells me to got talk to the op system :-)

Mason C

Mason A. Clark
07-10-2005, 01:32 AM
On Sun, 26 Jun 2005 09:11:25 GMT, Mason A. Clark <masoncERASETHIS@ix.netcom.com>
wrote:

>A 4 KB Windows XP NTFS file cannot be deleted. Access denied.
>
>Other files on that disk partition are ok.
>
>How do I kill it? I tried the old dos chkdsk but it doesn't show
>any problem. Partition Magic won't touch the partition that
>has the bad file -- tells me to got talk to the op system :-)
>
> Mason C

Oops. Rebooting made it disappear. Sorry to bother you.

( I boot-start lots of programs so was inhibited from re-booting.)

Mason C

niknik1971
07-10-2005, 01:32 AM
"wholockme" will tell you what process is stopping the file from being
deleted and give you the opportunity to kill the process, thus allowing you
to delete the said file.

You can find the program here:

http://www.dr-hoiby.com/WhoLockMe/index.php

NIK

"Mason A. Clark" <masoncERASETHIS@ix.netcom.com> wrote in message
news:a3ssb1da8ehd2vb86ebpilp3b4m3htk13m@4ax.com...
>A 4 KB Windows XP NTFS file cannot be deleted. Access denied.
>
> Other files on that disk partition are ok.
>
> How do I kill it? I tried the old dos chkdsk but it doesn't show
> any problem. Partition Magic won't touch the partition that
> has the bad file -- tells me to got talk to the op system :-)
>
> Mason C


Cannot delete a file