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Wait a minute and try deleting the file again, sometimes Windows or the program using the file may still be closing and therefore still using the file you're attempting to delete. Advertisement Sagar_Chandorkar Thread Starter Joined: Sep 28, 2011 Messages: 10 Hi friends, Suddenly one files has appeared on my desktop which i am struggling to delete. Any thoughts? thanks ggeorgi April 8. 2009 03:53 thx a lot....>,< this solution is great pae April 9. 2009 02:30 But,something DID work..like a magic..after goin’ thru d agony of watchin’ that irritating
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So if you can't get it to work make sure you add quotes around the file path (i.e. Thank you SO much! Zoran November 4. 2009 17:27 Hi,I am experiencing this same error in MOSS but when I try to rename a file through the explorer view of a document library.To let you http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-files/cannot-delete-file-cannot-read-from-the-source/8219bec6-d3c3-4439-a833-b5c8eb76f579 Thanks!
Note: Windows 7's version of this message is something like: Could not find this item: This is no longer located in C:\Blah. I spent the last 30 mins of my life searching for this issue in google and I've found only really stupid suggestions and explanations of this little problem. Locate the program using the file and close it. He began blogging in 2007 and quit his job in 2010 to blog full-time.
That worked for a file i had which had a blank space at the end! http://helpdeskgeek.com/help-desk/fix-cant-read-from-the-source-file-or-disk-error/ dir /x/a to get the 8 character name of the offending folder3. J April 12. 2009 12:30 worked for me!! I tried to move it, rename it, etc -- no dice.
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I had a few of these files that came from.......a MAC. bibie May 5. 2009 19:12 Fan-bloomin'-tastic!!Thanks a million, worked a dream... the error msg says could not read from source file or disk. this contact form Are “Referendum” and “Plebiscite” the same in the meaning, or different in the meaning and nuance?
andrew February 16. 2009 21:16 try double-click on the file and open it with Notepad. It turns out the problem was: the filename ended with a dot, e.g. This worked wonderfully.
One example is if the file just ends in a dot, like mytestfile. Close and Explorer window and re-open. Nation July 2. 2008 03:57 Great! I also inherited a bunch of these files & directories and they were a major eye sore.
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