XP Error: Can not delete file. Access is denied

Surely you've seen this error. Once, twice, ten times ... Can not delete file or folder. Access is denied.

error

Most often a restart help. But if the problem persists then there are several ways to solve it. One would be Unlocker, An application that unlock file or folder problem, it may be deleted.

Another solution would be to stop explorer.exe and then delete the file. To do this, open a cmd (Command Prompt), Then open menu Shutdown and press Ctrl + Alt + Delete si Cancel at the same time to close Explorer.exe. Then change the cmd path to the folder where the file in question (use the command cd) And type OF filename, where filename is the name of the file you want to delete.

del_file

After you have deleted the file, open Task ManagerSite (Ctrl + Alt + Del), click on File-> New Task> type Explorer.exe and give Enter to restart GUI shell.

XP Error: Can not delete file. Access is denied

About the author

Stealth

Passionate about everything that means gadgets and IT, I write with pleasure stealthsettings.com from 2006 and I like to discover with you new things about computers and operating systems macOS, Linux, Windows, iOS and Android.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment is processed.