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quicktime file wont delete

  1. #1


    rachel3cookie Guest

    quicktime file wont delete

    hi can someone help please i downloaded a quicktime file it is a movie
    trailer of 2000 years bc i tryed to delete it but have had no luck
    geting rid of it no matter what i do i canot delete it has anyone had
    the same problem? can anyone advise me how to get rid of it i would be
    very thankful

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  3. #2


    Bob Guest

    Re: quicktime file wont delete

    Are you receiving a message when you try to delete it?

    <rachel3cookie@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:7111d85e-0567-48c2-b66a-d9e8ce3fea4d@xxxxxx

    > hi can someone help please i downloaded a quicktime file it is a movie
    > trailer of 2000 years bc i tryed to delete it but have had no luck
    > geting rid of it no matter what i do i canot delete it has anyone had
    > the same problem? can anyone advise me how to get rid of it i would be
    > very thankful

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #3


    Chris Jones Guest

    Re: quicktime file wont delete

    Bob wrote:

    > Are you receiving a message when you try to delete it?
    >
    > <rachel3cookie@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:7111d85e-0567-48c2-b66a-d9e8ce3fea4d@xxxxxx

    >> hi can someone help please i downloaded a quicktime file it is a movie
    >> trailer of 2000 years bc i tryed to delete it but have had no luck
    >> geting rid of it no matter what i do i canot delete it has anyone had
    >> the same problem? can anyone advise me how to get rid of it i would be
    >> very thankful
    >
    Try booting in safe mode and deleting it, if you can't delete it there i
    would suspect it's some kind of malware in which case you should google
    the file name and see if anything shows up with a way to delete it.

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  5. #4



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    Re: quicktime file wont delete

    Nope, I don't think it's malware. I had the same problem and found a solution on another thread. Just uninstall Quicktime (it may prompt you to reboot in order to complete the uninstallation) and then delete the file. Quicktime seems to have all sorts of conflicts with Vista.

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