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Old 07-04-2006, 01:57 PM   #1
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everytime i try to delete this zipped game in my documents, it says "Blah Blah game being used by another program"

i check my task manager and it has no games running. what do you guys suggest?
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Old 07-04-2006, 02:08 PM   #2
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Boot into Safe Mode by tapping F8 at startup and delete it from there. That way no programs are running when you delete it.
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Old 07-04-2006, 02:22 PM   #3
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That should work, or just restart and dont bother with safe mode. Most likely its windows being retarted and it needs a restart to get into shape.
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Download remove on boot

http://www.softwarepatch.com/software/moveonboot.html

Then next time you boot up it will delete the file for you.
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Old 07-04-2006, 02:23 PM   #5
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Did you check the process viewer too? Maybe a process of the game was still running. But what ArrizX said should work.
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Old 07-04-2006, 07:11 PM   #6
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Usually if I reboot I can delete files that are "used by another program".
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