Cannot delete-being used by another person/program

  Spurano 20:58 03 Oct 2006
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I downloaded three amusing windows media videos from a 'You've Been Framed' type website. They are quite sizeable in terms of space they take up. When I try to delete them from the desktop the following message comes up....'Cannot delete...being used by another person or program - close any programs that might be using the file and try again."

Any ideas how to get rid of them?

Thanks for any help.

  Jak_1 21:00 03 Oct 2006

re-boot in safe mode, delete the files then re-boot in normal. That should do it for you.

  Spurano 10:15 04 Oct 2006

I'm a bit of a beginner here, how do you 'reboot in safe mode' and how is it different from rebooting in 'normal'??? Thanks again.....

  VoG II 10:18 04 Oct 2006

Try this click here

  Spurano 13:42 06 Oct 2006

Cheers VoG - worked a treat.

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