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Why can not I delete a file

Why can not I delete a file

To delete files and folders, use the command Delete from the context menu or press Delete.

Sometimes, however, these standard methods are not working, and it is impossible to delete a file.

Error: The file is in use by another program

As a rule, prohibit other open applicationsaction programs used files. For example, not be able to remove the audio file after listening to, if not to close the media player. To remove a folder from a file created in Word, you must close the text editor. Thus, if you receive a "The object is used by another person or program", close the file and the application in which it was opened.

If a shared file is open, it is possible, it is impossible to remove, because another user is working with him.

Find out what programs can be usedthe file will "Task Manager." He starts keys Ctrl + Alt + Delete. In the tab "Processes" are the active application. To close the process, click on its name, right-click and select "Exit" from the context menu. After that, once again, try to delete the file. If that does not help, restart your computer and try to delete the file by standard means.

Start the "Task Manager" can be any other way. Right-click the task bar (the blue bar at the bottom line of the screen) and select "Task Manager" option.

If after rebooting you can not delete the file,try to do it in safe mode. To do this, reboot the computer and immediately after polling iron before the Windows logo appears, press F8. The boot options menu, select "Safe Mode" and then try to delete the file by standard means.

Error permits

The problem with deleting the file may occur ifon the same computer users operate under multiple accounts. Depending on the security policy, they may have different permissions to the file. For example, the author of the document can make changes or delete the file. Other users may only read or modify the document. In this case, delete the file may be only the owner (creator) or a user with administrator privileges.

The program Unlocker

Free Unlocker tool works with allversions of Windows. After unlocking it allows for any action with files: rename, delete and move. Download the program from the developer's site and install it, then the tool is integrated into the context menu of Windows objects. To delete a locked file, click the right mouse button and select Unlocker team. In the window with the list of processes, blocking file, choose whether to delete the process, rename, move, or unlock the file.

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