cant delete file

  [DELETED] 23:12 20 Aug 2003
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hi i have uninstalled a game, but after i uninstalled it i still had the program in my programs menu, i came to delete it and got the error cant find file................. so i dragged it onto my desktop and tried to delete it from there, still same error, even tried deleting it from dos but still same error,

i have tried to reinstall game and then unistall but nothing

how can i get rid of this, the folder is quake 3 arena and the file in it is dragon ball (0kb)

  [DELETED] 23:39 20 Aug 2003

So you can't dlete the dragon ball game, even in DOS?

Can you post the exact name, from DOS, of the file that won't delete, and I will give you a DOS command to try.

  [DELETED] 23:44 20 Aug 2003

hi the file name is 'Remove Dragonball Z'

under properties it is empty, no size or size on disk, and when i come to delete it, it says cant find file

  [DELETED] 23:46 20 Aug 2003

have you tried re-starting the computer after the uninstall of the programme?

If not re-start the computer

  [DELETED] 23:47 20 Aug 2003

yes i have tried a restart

  [DELETED] 14:54 21 Aug 2003

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  [DELETED] 15:00 21 Aug 2003

Try to run it, with a bit of luck windows will tell you that the program that it belongs to can no longer be found and would you like to delete it.

  [DELETED] 15:05 21 Aug 2003

can you rename the folder, then delete?

how did you uninstall,

from the CD menu,

from the start\programs\game\uninstall,

from add\remove programs.

some things prefer to uninstall using the CD install\uninstall menu.

  [DELETED] 17:43 21 Aug 2003

Sorry - I've been out all day (fixing systems!!)

Try this - in DOS go to the folder where the file you want to delete is.

Type exactly as shown

DEL rem?????.???

And see if the file goes. If it does, then you can probably remeove the now empty folder in Windows.

  [DELETED] 22:10 21 Aug 2003

thank you so much it has now been deleted! You are a star!

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