Cannot delete .exe file

  grussell 12:07 03 Jun 2004

i have downloaded an .exe file off of a p2p program but i want now to delete it but it won't delete, as an error message says 'access is denied' and to 'make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use'. I have not installed the file as it does not work, so how do i delete it. I am using Windows 98.

  mezzanine 12:11 03 Jun 2004

have you tried removing it from safe mode??

  Confab 12:27 03 Jun 2004

If there are any other files in the folder then cut and paste them to a new folder so that the only file in the folder is the one you want to delete. Then delete the folder with the rouge file in it. Re-create folder you have deleted not forgetting to re-name it exactly as it was before and then cut and paste your files back into it.


  Eastender 12:30 03 Jun 2004

If you haven't installed it how do you know it doesn't work? Are you sure it isn't in Add/Remove programs?

  cycoze 13:56 03 Jun 2004

Try Dr. Delete from click here , its free .

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