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Unable to delete a video file

I' 'm using Windows XP SP3. Ihave 1.86Ghz intel dual core processor and 512MB of RAM.
i'm unable to delete a video file of type *.avi. Wheneve i try, i get an error messege saying, '' Cannot delete the file because either it is used by one or more program''. and then i get an error messege saying,''Windows Explorer encountered an error''.
Pleeeeeeeeeease help me. it's very urgent.

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    JDTec May 11, 2010

    Did you try to delete it in Safe Mode?

    Hit F8 as the computer is rebooting.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    sweetim adware has somehow infected my laptop and my norton and spybot programs are unable to remove it, it does not show up in my control panel do not know where to locate source file for deletion causes pop up ads when clicking on certain items in other windows

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Start in SAFE MODE (F8 at start up)
and delete the file
also you can try to run CMD to start command interface.
If not working you have to change file attribute let me know

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