Friday, May 22, 2009

How to Delete undeletable Files in Windows Xp

I have already discussed about this topic here using Unlocker(Simplest Method) .There is another one method of deleting the undelatable files in Windows Xp using Command Prompt and Taskmanager.(Little Complicated method for Newbies) 

Ok now lets see how to Delete the Undeletable Files:

1.Click on Start-->Search--> All Files and Folders.
2.Right-click on file and choose properties .

file location example: c:\windows\system32\undeleteablefile.exe

3.Open a Command Prompt window .
4.Now press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to Open Task Manager.
5.Click on the Processes tab, click on the process named Explorer.exe and click on End Process.
6.Minimize Task Manager.
7.Go back to the Command Prompt window and change to the directory where the file is located.
8.To do this, use the cd command.

cd \windows\system32

9.Type DEL where is the file you wish to delete.
Example: del undeletablefile.exe
10. Go back to Task Manager
11.In Task Manager, click File, New Task and enter EXPLORER.EXE to restart the Windows shell.
11.Close Task Manager

This is little tough Procedure for Newbies.So,if you want a Simple method just download and use Unlocker.

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