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Does it work? Deleted the Word file successfully. MSIL/Necast.D worm - can't remove the damn thing Started by DasNasty , May 23 2013 02:04 PM Please log in to reply 9 replies to this topic #1 DasNasty DasNasty Members Yep it is sad. http://easylinkr.com/how-to/remove-every-thing-and-re-install-windows-or-refresh.php

We have all been able to workaround this error somehow. Unfortunately, workarounds are all we have at this point; even from the Microsoft folks :( Tuesday, June 01, 2010 4:14 PM 0 Sign in to vote I just found another very I will admit that the problem first started when Iattempted, unsuccessfully, to rename an MKV file. I had this same problem that nothing reaslly worked until now, Whe I found the program that is actully easier than everything else I tried.

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Unless, it says it cannot remove, because something is using it. I have closed down everything and still persists. Now it works.

When you're done just re-open your task manager and run "explorer.exe" again. Is there anyone that knows how to fix my problem? That way users wouldn't need to remember to make this change, and everyone in the network would just behave "better" by this standard. Prevent .ds_store File Creation On Network Volumes This worked for me!:D Sunday, May 01, 2011 11:36 AM 0 Sign in to vote I am an architect and graphic designer.

In short, a little operator education moots the need to force a workaround. El Capitan Ds_store As Apple introduced a GUI desktop to the Apple II line, the OS used to leave similar files all over the place. It was also Picasa that locked my folders. http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=2005070300463515 Gianna [ Reply to This | # ] Search Advanced From our Sponsor...

Get a grip - you'll live longer. Cannot Delete Thumbs.db Network Share Plus, Removal Tip Authored by: bobbob on Jul 13, '05 04:02:17PM What are you going to do if someone does 'ln -s / ._foo' and then you run this script? [ Authored by: raider on Oct 13, '06 09:54:12AM Obviously the ultimate ds_store removal one-liner is still in active development... This won't prevent the possibility of data corruption if you unplug a flash drive whilst it is being written to but it does reduce the likelihood of that happening in comparison

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Now could someone tell me *why* this isn't the default? over here Do your Registry Cleaning in small bits (at the very least Check-mark by Check-mark)ALWAYS BACKUP THE ENTRY, YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU'LL BREAK IF YOU DON'T. How To Prevent .ds_store File Creation Remaining tweaking is left as an exercise for the reader.)---In /dev/null, no one can hear you scream [ Reply to This | # ] NOTE: Parentheses are missing escapes Authored by: Dsdontwritenetworkstores The fact that this changes the function of the O/S beyond the function of the application should be a clue that there is something fundamentally wrong.

PS - To you Acrobat users, dump Acrobat for PDF XChange. this page CCLEANER, RECUVA, DEFRAGGLER AND SPECCY DOCUMENTATION CAN BE FOUND AT www.piriform.com/docs PRIORITY SUPPORT AT http://www.piriform.com/support Link to Winapp2.ini explanation Back to top #11 OFFLINE kmillerusaf kmillerusaf Advanced Member Members 431 posts Ibooted the computer with the Try-me feature of Ubutu 10.10 (linux-GUI) and I did a CUT of the files to my flashdrive. Sadly none of them actually worked for me. Can't Delete Thumbs.db Windows 7

Then you won't have the problem in the first place and won'tneed any kind of"force unlock" workaround. Carboni, I'm curious to know whether you read the rest of the thread. Additionally, none of them seem to work 100% for all users. get redirected here How I stopped it; Try to permanently delete the folder (shift+delete) This then tells you what file is being used and what is using it (in my case, thumbs.db & Desktop

Anyways, that's what worked for me. Dsdontwritenetworkstores El Capitan This folder, for the record, was deleted in an earlier scan from TDSSKiller. Learn more about Barry...

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It dosen't matter that there is another way to do it there is another way to clean out your cookies too but to be a central program to clean everything i So does this mean that having an application open with its default Save As directory happening to be the folder you want to delete, even though you haven't and are not I assume that the bug is in the fact that Explorer doesn't close the file down or unlock it once you back out of the directory. How To Delete Thumbs.db Windows 10 Luckily it's not that huge of a pain and it doesn't happen often enough to really annoy me.

I have also tried unlocking the file, and tried taking ownership of it, running in safe mode, etc. She flipped the power switch and pulled out the power cable. "Did you turn off your computer like that when it worked properly?" I asked. "Sure -- why not? Me thinks you need to do a little more research before making such assertions... - Brad Wednesday, April 20, 2011 12:16 AM 0 Sign in to vote Lastly, where did useful reference It seems Windows 7 is generating thumbnail files on network locations regardless of the need to create them, which is why this issue is especially annoying to me.

And its called (Lock Hunter) and you can find it here (http://lockhunter.com/?ver=&vertype=pro&sm=main_window_64 ) Let me know what you think about it. Quite frankly, I don't see the level of danger you suggest. Wednesday, February 02, 2011 5:59 PM 0 Sign in to vote Patrick, that solves the symptom, but the problem of a program locking thumbs.db(in your case Picasa) remains. Back to top #6 Broni Broni The Coolest BC Computer BC Advisor 41,686 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Daly City, CA Local time:02:34 PM Posted 25 May 2013 - 04:28 PM You

I'm absolutely dumbfounded that this has solved my problem, and also quite ecstatic that I no longer have to boot Vista for any reason whatsoever. And here's a suggestion: If your IT department won't allow you to set that GPO entry, or edit your registry, write up a memo to your boss outlining how much time So, (a) is there any way at all to view files as Thumbnails only, (b) is there any way to eliminate the folder icon that obscures the image I get when In all the advice I've read about this using the safe removal procedure is recommended whatever the case.Click to expand...