Another cannot delete: Directory cannot be created error message

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by 123, Jan 16, 2007.

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    123 Guest

    Greetings:

    I cannot delete any files on my hard drive, whin I attempt do do so I
    get the error message: ' Cannot delete <filename>: the directory or
    file name cannot be created' Using XP [email protected] on a Dell 8200, 35 GB free,
    recycle bin empty, have run diskcheck /f. What is wrong?

    Ginger
     
    123, Jan 16, 2007
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    John Holmes Guest

    "contributed" in 24hoursupport.helpdesk:
    http://www.learn.geekinterview.com/Basic-PC-Skills.html
     
    John Holmes, Jan 16, 2007
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    WhzzKdd Guest

    Format c: <enter>
     
    WhzzKdd, Jan 16, 2007
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    123 Guest

    Figured it out: I increased the size of the recycle bin and forced an
    empty from cleanup. Had to try several times, though.
     
    123, Jan 16, 2007
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