How To Delete a folder with syntax error

  computernerdiamnot 13:43 17 Dec 2005

i copied a folder from my cousins portable drive and when we tried to access it it opened as garbage and when i tried to delete it it says %^^&$££ (to that effect) the file name , directory name or volume name is invalid. i know it is not a virus as i ripped a cd on his computer and it was a music cd. how can i get this folder of moine it is also reporting the folder is 269gb.

Thanks in advance


  Ade_1 14:00 17 Dec 2005

have u been into safe mode and tried deleting it that way?

  computernerdiamnot 14:05 17 Dec 2005

ok i will try that/

  Ade_1 14:25 17 Dec 2005

Hopefully that should work sorry if it doesnt

  computernerdiamnot 14:44 17 Dec 2005

Been in safe mode and tried but same message i forgot to say that it is on a external drive

  Ade_1 14:51 17 Dec 2005

oo right i see, sorry i havnt been able help much.

  VoG II 14:54 17 Dec 2005
  Ade_1 14:57 17 Dec 2005

I thought VoG would have an answer ;) he is the master of all links :P

  computernerdiamnot 15:07 17 Dec 2005

Thanks VoG but i dont really understand what i am meant to do going to sit down and try to figure it out

  computernerdiamnot 15:10 17 Dec 2005

it is coming up cannot find source disk does that mean i will have to get him back with his computer and try to delete it that way

  computernerdiamnot 15:10 17 Dec 2005

thanks ade_1 you have been a great help

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