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double copy of file being deleted

  1. #1


    beejay Guest

    double copy of file being deleted

    Whilst attempting to delete files in a folder all I get is a double up of the
    original file without any deletion; I now have at least 9 copies of the
    original file!!!
    Please can someone help?
    --
    beejay

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  2. #2


    Jigar Mehta Guest

    Re: double copy of file being deleted

    Hi beejay,

    Give more details as in how are you deleting file (which APIs are you using?)
    where do you see two copies of your file?

    Jigar Mehta

    > Whilst attempting to delete files in a folder all I get is a double up
    > of the
    > original file without any deletion; I now have at least 9 copies of
    > the
    > original file!!!
    > Please can someone help?


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  3. #3


    beejay Guest

    Re: double copy of file being deleted

    Jigar,
    All that I did was to download photos into "My Pictures"folder in My Docs.
    There were one or two to be deleted and when I right clicked on a photo and
    deleted, the entire range of photos ( about 28 of them) were copied in the
    same folder; each time I tried deleting the same thing occurred.
    What are API's?
    --
    beejays


    "Jigar Mehta" wrote:

    > Hi beejay,
    >
    > Give more details as in how are you deleting file (which APIs are you using?)
    > where do you see two copies of your file?
    >
    > Jigar Mehta
    >

    > > Whilst attempting to delete files in a folder all I get is a double up
    > > of the
    > > original file without any deletion; I now have at least 9 copies of
    > > the
    > > original file!!!
    > > Please can someone help?
    >
    >
    >

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  4. #4


    Jigar Mehta Guest

    Re: double copy of file being deleted

    Hi beejay,

    Oh ok.. So, you are using windows explorer to delete the files.. You posted
    this question on microsoft.public.dotnet.general group where we generally
    expect .NET programming related questions.. So, I thought you are using some
    Application Programming Interface (API) to delete files..

    Though, this question is not related to this newsgroup, Is this problem reproducible
    everytime? You may want to run ProcMon (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/s.../bb896645.aspx)
    when you try to delete the files and see what is happening! Try posting this
    question on Windows Platforms group.. may be they can help you better.

    Jigar Mehta

    > Jigar,
    > All that I did was to download photos into "My Pictures"folder in My
    > Docs.
    > There were one or two to be deleted and when I right clicked on a
    > photo and
    > deleted, the entire range of photos ( about 28 of them) were copied in
    > the
    > same folder; each time I tried deleting the same thing occurred.
    > What are API's?
    > "Jigar Mehta" wrote:
    >

    >> Hi beejay,
    >>
    >> Give more details as in how are you deleting file (which APIs are you
    >> using?) where do you see two copies of your file?
    >>
    >> Jigar Mehta
    >>

    >>> Whilst attempting to delete files in a folder all I get is a double
    >>> up
    >>> of the
    >>> original file without any deletion; I now have at least 9 copies of
    >>> the
    >>> original file!!!
    >>> Please can someone help?


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    beejay Guest

    Re: double copy of file being deleted

    hi Jigar

    Thanks for your help, but as an almost totally illiterate computer user, all
    I want is to be able to delete without all the intricacies of technical
    bull..........t which Microsoft heap on us.
    If something says " delete" that is what I expect to happen, not 9 x double
    up of the original!!!! cheers
    --
    beejays


    "Jigar Mehta" wrote:

    > Hi beejay,
    >
    > Oh ok.. So, you are using windows explorer to delete the files.. You posted
    > this question on microsoft.public.dotnet.general group where we generally
    > expect .NET programming related questions.. So, I thought you are using some
    > Application Programming Interface (API) to delete files..
    >
    > Though, this question is not related to this newsgroup, Is this problem reproducible
    > everytime? You may want to run ProcMon (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/s.../bb896645.aspx)
    > when you try to delete the files and see what is happening! Try posting this
    > question on Windows Platforms group.. may be they can help you better.
    >
    > Jigar Mehta
    >

    > > Jigar,
    > > All that I did was to download photos into "My Pictures"folder in My
    > > Docs.
    > > There were one or two to be deleted and when I right clicked on a
    > > photo and
    > > deleted, the entire range of photos ( about 28 of them) were copied in
    > > the
    > > same folder; each time I tried deleting the same thing occurred.
    > > What are API's?
    > > "Jigar Mehta" wrote:
    > >

    > >> Hi beejay,
    > >>
    > >> Give more details as in how are you deleting file (which APIs are you
    > >> using?) where do you see two copies of your file?
    > >>
    > >> Jigar Mehta
    > >>
    > >>> Whilst attempting to delete files in a folder all I get is a double
    > >>> up
    > >>> of the
    > >>> original file without any deletion; I now have at least 9 copies of
    > >>> the
    > >>> original file!!!
    > >>> Please can someone help?
    >
    >
    >

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  6. #6


    beejay Guest

    RE: double copy of file being deleted

    Jigar, I have found the answer and is it so simple?........reduce the speed
    of the mouse..........as simple as that.......why would that have an effect?
    I discovered that I had the same problem 12 months ago, and accidentally came
    on the answer yesterday
    --
    beejays


    "beejay" wrote:

    > Whilst attempting to delete files in a folder all I get is a double up of the
    > original file without any deletion; I now have at least 9 copies of the
    > original file!!!
    > Please can someone help?
    > --
    > beejay

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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