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Old 01-24-2009, 11:35 AM   #1
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hi,
i was doing a bit of cleaning up on my second internal hard drive, where i store all of my mp3 files.
i found a couple of old movies on there which i thought i should delete.
i selected the movies and deleted them 1 by 1.
i then came to one which would not delete, saying it was being used by another programme! i right clicked it to look at properties, however it will not show properties. i then booted into safe mode to see if i could delete it form there. no good still, it comes up with the same message!
any ideas how i could remove this movie, or why it is being used by another programme?
when i look at the programmes that are running, non are associated with movies or the like.

thanks in advance.
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Old 01-24-2009, 12:41 PM   #2
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Default Re: cant remove movie file!

You could go into MSCONFIG, click the Startup tab, and disable any programs that may be using that movie file.

How to use MSCONFIG
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Old 01-24-2009, 01:48 PM   #3
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http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/

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Old 01-24-2009, 02:48 PM   #4
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atomic, i already did that. the only programmes left running were my security.

metin, i will have a look at that.

good work metin, that worked after reboot.
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Old 01-25-2009, 09:12 PM   #5
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Glad I could help
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