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Old 09-05-2010, 06:59 PM   #11
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i cant move it says its in use
NAME IT OR GOODBY.i'LL SEE IF I HAVE IT .
WHAT ARE IT'S PROPERTYS ? RIGHT CLICK
LEARN TO EXTRACT.
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Old 09-05-2010, 08:55 PM   #12
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it wont let me rename it error message
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Old 09-05-2010, 09:02 PM   #13
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There's no use in listening to Brutus, he's rude and doesn't even know what he's talking about half the time.

Can you boot to safe mode and login as the admin and delete?

Also, you can try KillBox, it's a freeware program that you can download from the net, run as administrator and then use KillBox to delete. That may help.

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NAME IT OR GOODBY.i'LL SEE IF I HAVE IT .
WHAT ARE IT'S PROPERTYS ? RIGHT CLICK
LEARN TO EXTRACT.
Seriously, act your age.
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Old 09-05-2010, 09:18 PM   #14
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i tried just about everything says its in use,I know how extract btw
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Old 09-05-2010, 09:24 PM   #15
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Ok cool, in use is another issue which we can tackle. From your original post, for some reason it sounded like an authority/permissions issue. If the file is in use, then that means that whatever you downloaded and extracted is running in the background and using that file, you just have to find the culprit, stop the process so you can delete the file.

First, what version of Windows are you running?
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Old 09-05-2010, 09:43 PM   #16
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Old 09-05-2010, 09:44 PM   #17
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i downloaded a rar music file im gonna have to boot in safe mode i keep getting an error it wont let me do anything oh btw im using xp

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.44
Database version: 3870
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702

9/3/2010 8:42:24 PM
mbam-log-2010-09-03 (20-42-24).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 120755
Time elapsed: 5 minute(s), 46 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

why won't you name the damn thing ?
name.dat Inside
Where did you download it ?
My music and videos all dl ok.Learn this too i guess .
Sorry if this seems Rude,but you don't give the right details
I use fix it but not for this and rarly Safe Mode.
So give me the original name(s)
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Go to Start > Run > Type in msconfig and press enter. Go to the startup tab and disable everything. Restart the computer and try to delete. Now since you can't delete the file in safe mode, I'm going to assume that it still will not work. So, after it doesn't work press CTRL+ALT+DEL to bring up the Task Manager, end every process tree except the following processes:

taskmgr.exe
explorer.exe
svchost.exe - a few
spoolsv.exe
lsass.exe
services.exe
winlogon.exe
csrss.exe
smss.exe
System Idle Process

After all processes except the above are closed, delete the file. If that still doesn't work, I'm out of ideas :/
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Old 09-05-2010, 10:29 PM   #19
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its in the registry are you local in us i mean and can we do a regedit ?
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Okay your last post just confused the hell out of me... I thought this was a file extracted to your desktop?
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