Why I can not delete a file?
Sometimes we are faced a trouble that we want to delete a file, but the computer do not let us do even we try again and again. Why we can not have the rights to do this when using Microsoft Windows XP or any earlier version of windows? That is most typically because of a right sharing violation with the file. Whenever a file is being used by a program, the program has "the rights" to that file. So if another program tries to access this file, then a right sharing violation occurs. Maybe due to different operating system you are using, different errors occur, but have the same meaning: you have not the rights to that file when you are trying to delete it.
What should I do?
Because some programs are using the file, you just need terminate them simply. You can hold down "ctrl + alt + delete" at the same time to access the task bar. Make sure you do not do this twice, otherwise Windows will shut down. In task bar, you will see a lot of applications or programs you are using, terminate the program which you think is using the file you want to delete. To do this, you can click the "processes" tab, highlight the process and click "end process".
If you can not see the programs you are running in the task bar, you may need to go to your system tray which is located in the lower right hand corner of your screen and shut down the program from there. You can right click on the icons and exit each program which you suspect has the right to the file you can not delete.
If I am unsure which one should be shut down?
If you are unsure which application or process is using the file, there is one choice you can make. You have to close the processes and applications at random and try. So do not be afraid of troubles, try look where the file is located, maybe you can get a hint to find out what processes are using the file.
You can also choose to restart Windows and delete the file immediately after startup.
If you are certain that no program is using the files, you may just need to rename the file that does not ask for profession if you can not delete the files.
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