By Tracey Capen
We’ve all had those instances when a file is no longer needed but the application that created it won’t let it go.
This usually happens when the application thinks it’s still working on the file, but in some cases the link is not so obvious.
When Lounge member hlewton bought a new camcorder and downloaded an MP4 video clip, he discovered that a video file he no longer wanted would not stay in the trash. In his post, “How can I delete an MP4 file?,” he gets excellent help from Lounge moderators JoeP and Clint Rossmere. Now, if hlewton can just rid himself of a utility that came with the camera … More»
The following links are this week’s most-interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions that you may be able to provide responses to:
☼ starred posts — particularly useful
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