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Can not delete it is used by another program close any program that might be using the file an try again

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Try rebooting while tapping F8 repeatedly then enter safemode as administrator. After log on then delete the file.....make sure this is not a system file or something important..........

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Try restarting your pc first then after that would be the time that you can try deleting the file...

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Reboot the computer and as soon as you get back into windows try deleting the file again. If you get the same message then go into MSCONFIG (type it in the search box) into the startup tab. Disable all the programs and reboot the computer. Try deleting the file again. If you still can't delete it then it may be a system file your trying to delete and those I wouldn't mess with because it could screw up windows.
Last thing to try would be to boot up your computer in safe mode. Since it doesn't load much into memory you should be able to delete your file that way for sure.

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Unable to delete a file and annoyed by Windows giving this message “Cannot Delete Folder: It is being used by another person or program”? Don’t know which process to kill?

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It happens many times that we want to delete a file or a folder but can’t do so and get an error message that the file is in use. It also happens that we can’t even rename or move the file.
Well the solution is quite simple and in fact there are many of those:
1. You can download this utility called Unlocker and easily close the applications

Well the solution is quite simple and in fact there are many of those:
1. You can download this utility called Unlocker and easily close the applications


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using the file before deleting the file.
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Run cmd and go to the directory where the file is using cd command. Then just type the following command
del xxx
where xxx is the full name of the file.
3. But if you don’t like installing any software then this solution is the best for you (I also use this method most of the time).
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