Unable to delete an application program

  Hugg6ear 11:45 04 Nov 2003
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Somehow an application program has arrived on my pc (running XP), with an icon on my desktop. I have deleted the icon but cannot delete the program, I get a msg saying 'access denied'. I can change the name and move it around folders, except to a cd writer! As far as I can tell I have full authorisation. I have run AVG 6 as well as the Pit Stop full test, no problems showed up.

Can anyone suggest anything?

  powerless 11:48 04 Nov 2003

You are the adminstrator?

Try restarting the PC in safe mode, keep tapping the F8 key when the computer is starting and choose safe mode from the menu.

  powerless 11:48 04 Nov 2003

You are the adminstrator?

Try restarting the PC in safe mode, keep tapping the F8 key when the computer is starting and choose safe mode from the menu.

  Hugg6ear 12:36 04 Nov 2003

Yes I am the administrator. I will try rebooting in safe mode, tks.

  Hugg6ear 13:34 04 Nov 2003

I started my pc in safe mode and was able to delete the application program. Thanks for the help.

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