Re VoG advice about using unlocker, I use it and it should solve your problem, sometimes you will have to restart your pc for the deletion to take affect, but the unlocker program will tell you this, unlocker is a really good program for problems like yours and for files/folders that say when you try to delete them "cannot delete file/folder is in use".
I repaired XP Pro SP2 instead of reformating my hard drive and I now have bigger problems than I had before, Ive had to un-install and delete everything ADOBE from my hard drive. I have cleared everything Adobe from the registry. Now every time I open a desktop item Adobe tries to install Acrobat 7.07. Also it will not reinstall some Adobe programs it says they are already on the drive? Any one got any ideas Bruz
Have tried uninstalling with two other uninstall progs Ashampoo Uninstaller and System Mechanic no go.
I have found a way around it, as I said it's a copy on a external disk for backup so I moved everything I wanted to a new backup folder on PC and formatted the external drive and replaced all from new folder plus a fresh copy of 'Unzipped'
Seems to have sorted it, just going to see if everything works.
Thanks all for input
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