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    unable to delete or modify desktop folder (WindowsXP- SP2)

    Hello. I have a file that appears on the desktops of the administrator and limited user accounts. I'm not sure how it got there. I have not been able to rename it or delete it. It appears on the Desktop as setupeng-2.exe. Properties information for the file: 1. type: application 2. Location: C: Documents & Settings All UsersDesktop 3. Size: 0 bytes, 4.Size on disk: 512 bytes 5. Custom MS-DOS initialization file 6. autoexec filename: % system root %System 32Autoexec.NT 7. Config Filename: % System Root % System 32 config.NT. I'm not sure what it is and if I could and/or should delete it. Please advise. Thank-you- Kim

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    Re: unable to delete or modify desktop folder (WindowsXP- SP2)

    It sounds like an aborted install file of some sort.

    To delete it use the utility UNLOCKER mentioned in <post#=551,737>post 551,737</post#> and other places in the Lounge.

    This will work in 99% or more of the cases where files refuse to be deleted.
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    Re: unable to delete or modify desktop folder (WindowsXP- SP2)

    Thanks to Bob the Viking for the information. I'll give it a try. Happy Thanksgiving. Kim

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    Re: unable to delete or modify desktop folder (WindowsXP- SP2)

    Bob the Viking: Thanks again. The unlocker program worked very well without any apparent adverse effects on my PC. Best Wishes, Kim

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    Re: unable to delete or modify desktop folder (WindowsXP- SP2)

    Great, I'm glad it worked out for you.

    Also, I forgot to welcome you to the Lounge <img src=/S/sorry.gif border=0 alt=sorry width=15 height=15> <img src=/S/cheers.gif border=0 alt=cheers width=30 height=16>
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