Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Software and Operating Systems
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 12-20-2004, 03:44 AM   #31
Beta Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 1
Default Re: Can't delete a folder

Not positive on this... normally it works but what you actually need to do is like said before boot in safe mode, but here's the catch, even though your account may be a computer administrator, it's not THE administrator. You need to physically type in "Administrator". Depending on who installed Windows the password is different. If the computer had a preinstalled OS then the Administrator account will have no password. If not then you may have to find out from the person who installed. If you don't know it then conctact me and there are ways to reset the administrators password. But after being logged in under that account in safe mode then you should be able to delete it. Like I said... normally it works... if not I do have more suggestions.
__________________

guatemaleco is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-20-2004, 12:07 PM   #32
Baseband Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 69
Default Re: Can't delete a folder

ah it just keeps telling me the same thing: Can't find C:\video
There are only 2 accounts mine and Administrator and both say the same thing. I installed windows, and I also typed in administrator at the beginning of the command line and without neither worked.

This is what I type that should work logged on as admin.
Del C:\video/F
And this is what it says:
Could not find C:\video\*
__________________

DJM1972 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2005, 12:28 PM   #33
Beta Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 2
Default Re: Can't delete a folder

I had exactly the same problem which drove me nuts!!! However the soulution is quite easy, go here http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;308421 and follow the instructions. Good luck.
Amulet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2005, 02:00 PM   #34
In Runtime
 
vegaslon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 150
Send a message via MSN to vegaslon Send a message via Yahoo to vegaslon
Default Re: Can't delete a folder

ok here is a sure fire kill all method to delete this folder.
open up explore to this folders location. then open up task manager and keep it open and go to processes highlight explorer.exe and end that process. your task bar will disapear at the bottom showing it worked now go to that folder and delete it. then go to applications and click on new task and type in explorer.exe and your bar will come back.
__________________
Back in the day it used to be easier to confuse trolls with a chunk of cheese.
vegaslon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2005, 10:30 AM   #35
Baseband Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 69
Thumbs up Re: Can't delete a folder

Quote:
Originally Posted by Amulet
I had exactly the same problem which drove me nuts!!! However the soulution is quite easy, go here http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;308421 and follow the instructions. Good luck.
HOLLY Cow! it worked thank you!
DJM1972 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2005, 07:38 PM   #36
Beta Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 2
Thumbs up Re: Can't delete a folder

Delighted.
__________________

Amulet is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:49 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0