can't delete a file from desktop

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  1. mhamer

    mhamer New Member

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    I can't delete a huge 80 megabyte file from my desktop. It hangs up and says preparing to recycle but never does. I left the computer on all night and in the morning it was still "preparing to recycle" the file. I tried moving it to another folder but a window comes up saying thats it's "moving" but never does. This is a brand new computer with plenty of memory and a good processor. I never had problems like this with XP.
     
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    cybercore New Member

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    One reason for this can be that the file is being used by another process.
     
  3. bobalazs

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    use unlocker. google is your friend.
     
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