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Old 02-26-2006, 12:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i have win xp. when i try to delete files they go to the recycle bin but a copy is made of the file everytime i delete. i get copy 2 , then copy 3 right on up to as many times as i delete it. i'm not getting anywhere . whats up?
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where are they created at?
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Old 02-26-2006, 01:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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they're in my documents under a file called my filelib. when i click on it a whole page of files opens up. looks like a bunch of instant message names my kids or their friends might have used. when i point at them with the mouse it says folder empty, but why can't i get rid of them. when i click on one of them the whole page goes blank but they come back when i open the filelib file.
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whaat messenger service you are using is probably regenerating them, are the .xml files?
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It's pretty late right now, and I'm not sure if this will work (don't know if it'll do whole folders). Download killbox (http://spywareinfo.com/~merijn/files/KillBox.zip) and run it, it's pretty self explanatory, and if you can delete whole folders, try this on filelib. I will come back when I get the chance (I work like everyday, plus school), but probably tomorrow. Good luck.

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i feel like an idiot! i was opening filelib and a page full of folders would appear and i would try and delete each one. when i just deleted filelib, it went and everything in it. thanks,i don't know whats wrong with me, i made it harder than it was.
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Hey, at least you fixed the -problem-.

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