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Old 10-30-2004, 05:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Can't delete .chm files

I am trying to delete a folder of my hard drive but I can't seem to delete the .chm files within the folder.

Can anyone help me out with this please?

Oh I am running XP pro if that makes a difference

Thanks in advance

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Old 10-30-2004, 05:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try deleting them in safe mode (press F8 during startup)

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Old 10-30-2004, 06:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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.chm files are registered in the system when installed. you have to unregister them to remove them. The files are for the help system so I hope you know what you are deleting...
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Old 10-31-2004, 02:57 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks for that but how do I unregister them?
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Old 10-31-2004, 05:13 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I read a tip/trick in this fourm , about deleting the folders that doesnt delete normally [by using the del or shift+del] . I cant find the link , to post in here :-( ,
BTW ,the procedure is

** Change the settings in the 'folder options' to 'open folders in new window' option, then try to delete the folder. ***

It worked for me, I hope this helps !. Thanks

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