"Error deleting file or folder"

  wee eddie 12:47 03 Aug 2005

"Cannot delete xxxxxx xxxxx: The directory is not empty."

"xxxxx xxxxx is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable"

I am getting a similar box when trying to copy certain files to my External HDD or delete them from it.

Any ideas

  wee eddie 12:53 03 Aug 2005

Windows XP-SP2, Celeron 2.6. 1Gb Ram, 80GB HDD. to Maxtor X500 250Gb, partitioned to approximately 5, 40Gb Partitions.

  rawprawn 14:34 03 Aug 2005

Not exactly sure what you mean, but if it is a file or folder try deleting it in Safe Mode (Tap F8 when booting) and select Safe Mode, it takes while to load and looks strange but don't worry.

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