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How to delete undeletable files

Method 1
* Open a command prompt
* Navigate to the location where the locked file is
* Press CTRL-ALT-DEL, click on “task manager”, select the Processes tab
* Kill the explorer.exe process via the “End Process” button
* Go back to the command prompt and delete the file

command= “del filename or foldername” without quotes
* Bring up the task manager windows again
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This tip requires a change to the Windows Registry. Please see the MSFN Guide “Backup Your Registry” if you are new to the Windows Registry.

Windows Media Player (WMP) is a built-in application that allows you to play multimedia files. Like many other applications, WMP remembers the most recently played files and displays them in the Recent File List under the File menu. This feature is useful if you regularly play certain files, but you may want to clear the list if you share the computer and a user account or create archives and CDs.

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