Saturday, 4 May 2013

Delete An undeletable File with using cmd

Open a Command Prompt window and leave it open.

Close all open programs.

Click Start, Run and enter TASKMGR.EXE

Go to the Processes tab and EndProcess on Explorer.exe.

Leave Task Manager open.

Go back to the Command Prompt window and change to the directory the AVI
(or other undeletable file) is located in.

At the command prompt type DEL where is the file you wish to delete.

Go back to Task Manager, click File, New Task and enter EXPLORER.EXE to restart the GUI shell.

Close Task Manager. Or you can try this

Open Notepad.exe

Click File>Save As..>
locate the folder where ur undeletable file is Choose 'All files' from the file type box

click once on the file u wanna delete so its name appears in the 'filename' box put a " at the start and end of the filename (the filename should have the extension of the undeletable fileso it will overwrite it)

click save,

It should ask u to overwrite the existing file, choose yes and u can delete it as normal

Here's a manual way of doing it.I'll take this off once you put into your first post zain.

1. Start

2. Run

3. Type: command

4. To move into a directory type:cd c:\*** (Thestars stand for your folder)

5. If you cannot access the folder because it has spaces for example Program
Files or folder you have to do the following. instead of typing in the
full folder name only take the first 6 letters then put a ~ and then 1 without

cd c:\progra~1\kaz ­aal~1

6. Once your in the folder the non-deletable file it in type in dir- a list will
come up with everything inside.

7. Now to delete the file type in del ***.bmp, txt, jpg, avi, etc... And if the file
name has spaces you would usethe special 1st 6 letters followedby a ~ and a 1 rule.

Example: if your file namewas bad file.bmp you would type once in the
specific folder thorugh command, del badfil~1.bmp andyour file should be

Make sure to type in the correct extension.