mp3 player mayhem- heeellllppppp

  40apple40 16:39 11 Jun 2006

just recently i have been having problems deleteing stuff from both of my mp3 players on both of my PCs.

when i try to do this i get the message saying that it wont let me as a program could still be using that file. i get this even when i know nothing should be using it.

this is driveing me nuts - any ideas what could be causing this?

as i said, this now happens on both PCs & both mp3 players. it never used to do this.

thanks for any help,


  40apple40 17:17 11 Jun 2006

thanks for a quick reply.
the unlocker program has allowed me to delete files...

but this now happens to many files (mainly mp3 i think) on my hard drives as well as on my mp3 players.

anyone know what's causing this - it's a real pain to have to keep using an unlocker program every time i delete, move or rename something.

thanks again,


  40apple40 08:41 13 Jun 2006

can anyone help?


  rmcqua 08:44 13 Jun 2006

try right clicking on the folder that contains the files, then select "properties" and make sure that the contents are not ticked as "read only".

  40apple40 09:37 13 Jun 2006

thanks, but i've already tried that.

the problem also happens on my PCs hard drives, not just the mp3 players.

any other ideas?


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