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    Cannot delete folder (XP)

    I have a folder on my desk top that I can rename but not delete. When I try to delete I get this message "Error deleting File or Folder - Cannot delete file: Cannot read from the source file or disk"

    Has anyone got a solution for me to be able to get rid of this folder

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    Re: Cannot delete folder (XP)

    Download a copy of unlocker. It's <img src=/S/free.gif border=0 alt=free width=30 height=15> and should do the job for you.
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    Re: Cannot delete folder (XP)

    If that doesn't do the trick, check out the method mentioned here.

    Ignore the big orange View Solution button and just scroll down the page. The answer is just below the first set of ads below the button. If you click the button, it will place a cookie on your system and you won't be able to scroll to the answer until the cookie is deleted from your Temporary Internet folder.
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    Re: Cannot delete folder (XP)

    Doc thanks for your help - will give it a go

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