[thelist] Re: [OT] Windows 98 File Problem

Burhan Khalid burhankhalid at members.evolt.org
Sun May 5 16:17:01 CDT 2002

At 07:55 PM 5/2/02 -0500, you wrote:
>Try these tricks, if the first one does not work, then try #2 and if
>that does not work, try #3:
>1. Drag the files to delete to your Recycle Bin
>2. Create a new folder off the root and put the files to delete into the
>new folder.
>(If they won't move without giving an error message, then move all files
>to save to the new folder.) Now drag the whole folder with the files you
>want to get rid of to the Recycle Bin.
>3. If #2 does not work then restart the computer in MSDOS mode (Command
>prompt mode). Type the following commands:
>CD \
>deltree [folder name] where "folder name" is the name of the folder with
>the files you want to delete. Do not type the "[ ]" brackets.
>If the folder's name is longer than 8 characters then use the name
>inside of double quote marks.
>If the folder is inside of other folders, go to the folder just before
>the one you want to delete and then type the "deltree" command. Use "CD
>[next folder]" to go to the next folder excluding the square brackets.

Tried them all -- no dice. :( (format?)

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