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Old 11-08-2003, 10:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have, on my computer, C:/Windows/LoveX which I cannot delete
and which is offensive.

I have enabled all permissions I can find, but I cannot find a way of putting the security tab on "Properties" of this folder/file that I want to delete.

Advice please
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Old 11-08-2003, 11:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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when you try to delete it does it give you an error message? please list your operating system. if using windows XP you can click start button and click RUN.

type in msconfig into the run box. under the boot.ini tab you can check the "safe boot" option. this will restart your machine and you will than be able to delete that folder and the contents of it.

after you are done do the same thing except this time in the general tab select "normal startup to set everything back to normal.
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Old 11-08-2003, 11:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for your assistance. Deleted OK
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Old 11-09-2003, 01:53 AM   #4 (permalink)
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did it download itself? i hate those sorts of files
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Simple answer is "Yes" during browsing.
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Old 11-10-2003, 05:34 AM   #6 (permalink)
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http://www.webattack.com/get/freesurfer.html might be able to block them
- it's freeware with no ads and crap
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