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Cannot delete files from Acomdata 160 hd - Acomdata (HD160UE5-72) (HD160UE572) 160 GB Hard Drive

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  • charles joseph May 12, 2008


    Sorry guys. This is an external hard drive with no operating system installed. I use it to store photos and some other files. I just can't delete anything from it. 

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What is the error message you are getting? what OS are you using?

What type of files are you trying to delete?

I will assume the most popular answers.
If you are running windows and trying to delete files and getting the error that the file is a system file or in use and cannot be deleted, then you need to get a utility called move on boot...it will move or delete files when you are rebooting your computer, before they are in use.
You can find move on Boot by google search and many other free utilities that do the same thing.
I would make sure these files aren't needed as yo could kill windows easily.

Virus and spyware removal often requires this sort of removal.

Hope that helps,

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Posted on Apr 23, 2008

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Hi,

Appreciate the direct "Ask Me".

T your concern:
  • initially, pls verify that it is indeed an external storage problem rather than a laptop USB issue by trying other USB devices and determine if they are recognized and working;
  • disassemble the enclosure of the Acomdata external hard drive and remove the actual hard drive;
  • you would need the use of a 2nd PC, a desktop that could accommodate the HD from the Acomdata (IDE or SATA);
  • install the HD from the Acomdata as a Secondary Master or Slave internally to the 2nd PC;
  • boot the 2nd PC and determine if the HD from the Acomdata will be recognized as a local drive;
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  • should the re-partition and format be successful, you can transfer back the temporarily saved recovered files;
  • a nice, simple, fast and safe partitioning/formatting software is Partition Magic (unfortunately not a freeware but FREE TRIAL is available).
  • should the re-partition and format be not successful, you can replace only the HD and/or claim warranty.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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