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Old 08-08-2005, 01:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello All,

I recently downloaded a video file, one that was mislabled and ended up being bogus(won't even run). I can't delete it. If I use Norton System Tools to remove it I get a warning that it is "tired with the operating system". Next to the improper label of the video name, it says in parenthesis "leakhark"

Can anyone help me with this? Since I downloaded the program I've also been experiencing some weird slow downs. Is it some type of memory leak?
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Old 08-08-2005, 01:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I think boot your computer with dos floppy disk,and delete it in dos it the best choice.
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Old 08-08-2005, 04:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
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google shredder programs
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either find the process associated with the file and end it, then delete the file, or
boot into safe mode and delete it from there
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Old 08-08-2005, 04:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I think the program is called killbox. Anyhow, geekstogo has it on their utilities page. It should do the job.

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Old 08-08-2005, 05:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Booted to safe mode, deleted it with ease! Thanks! The other program sounds slick, I'll have to check it out as well.
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