[langtitle=ru]Неудаляемый файл-призрак[/langtitle]


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File size is 0 bytes. When i try to remove it an error message appears, saying "Could not find file".

Here is the list of things i've tried to do with the file:
*reset folder options
*cleaned the register with CCleaner
*tried removing it with the del command
*replacing it with a different file

The dir command gives this information about the file:
"25.06.2011 21:06 0 STALKER"

Thank you for your help!


Весит он 0 байт и при попытке удалить его, винда выплёвывает сообщение "Не удалось найти этот файл".

Вот список того, что я пытался сделать, дабы избавиться от него:

*перезагружал компьютер
*сбрасывал настройки папок
*чистил регистр CCleanerом
*пытался удалить при помощи команды del
*заменить его другим файлом с таким-же именем (никак не повлияло на него)

Команда dir про него выдает такую информацию: "25.06.2011 21:06 0 STALKER"

Спасибо за вашу помощь!


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What type of file is that, and where is it located?

Did you right click on it and check its 'Properties' ??

It may be set to "Read Only" so you would not be able to delete it.
I would right click on it and "Take Ownership" of it. Then delete it.

But first you'd have to have Take Ownership installed on your PC.
It does work for XP, Vista and Win-7.

Good Luck,


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Microsoft Community Contributor
As OldTimer mentions, the location might make a difference, have you tried to move it? Have you tried to right click and select restore previous?

Maybe running a Chkdsk would help.

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