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Deleting files that are NOT there

  1. #1


    refre5h Guest

    Deleting files that are NOT there


    I have a strange problem. I installed some software which did not work
    so I uninstalled it. I then did a search to see if any of the files were
    still there. I got 5 results. when I went to the found locations there
    were no files there - not in any of the 5 locations, so I tried deleting
    them from the search results, however I get an error message saying that
    the files are no longer in that location.

    I have tried:
    rebooting
    re-installing & uninstalling the software.
    Unlocker
    system restore (which won't work)
    Spybot S&D (no threats found)
    Avast system scan
    Registry scan

    I don't know what else to try...any suggestions please? I read that one
    needs to run Unlocker in XP mode. How do you do this?


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  2. #2


    Brian Clegg Guest

    Re: Deleting files that are NOT there

    i had a very similiar problem.trying to delete a file only to be told it
    no longer exists but the reference was there.
    after a long investigation i found the following program which is free and
    simple

    delinvfile 3.03

    just google for it and download
    then point it to the bad file reference and it fixes it




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  3. #3


    refre5h Guest

    Re: Deleting files that are NOT there


    Thnaks a mill!!! Problem sorted!


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