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    Can't delete file


    Click image for larger versioni get this error when ever i try to delete those file from Windows.old (i just reinstalled my windows 8 pro), i tryed many thing including cmd, unlocker, etc. with no luck. ANYONE knows any ways to delete this 2 files?
    Last edited by evolution74; 27 Mar 2013 at 10:39.

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    Brink to the rescue again: Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 8
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    Quote Originally Posted by norepli View Post
    Brink to the rescue again: Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 8
    greate job einstein, if i wanted to delete windows.old i would of google it.... i CAN'T delete those files only
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    Quote Originally Posted by evolution74 View Post
    greate job einstein, if i wanted to delete windows.old i would of google it.... i CAN'T delete those files only
    It's "great" and "would have googled it"... Einstein.

    Do you really think anyone's going to try and help you if you insult those who do?
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    Quote Originally Posted by evolution74 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by norepli View Post
    Brink to the rescue again: Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 8
    greate job einstein, if i wanted to delete windows.old i would of google it.... i CAN'T delete those files only
    Delete the files by googling.
    Last edited by znod; 27 Mar 2013 at 21:32.
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    Quote Originally Posted by evolution74 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by norepli View Post
    Brink to the rescue again: Windows.old Folder - Delete in Windows 8
    greate job einstein, if i wanted to delete windows.old i would of google it.... i CAN'T delete those files only
    I only provide intelligent responses to intelligent individuals but your sheer arrogance did give me a good chuckle. Anyway... Hey Einstein... are you available to assist in this manner?
    Last edited by norepli; 27 Mar 2013 at 18:19.
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    Did somebody call for Einstein?

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    Oh... I'm live now? OK, then on with the show... Now, to get started, you have to be prepared to use a very small portion of your brain to solve this riddle.... just as I did when one apple dropped on my head and the Theory of Relativity was conceived. Now, given that some brains are physically larger than others, attempting this thought process might induce an unexpected consequence; however, I will try to explain this process so even an amoeba could understand it. Anyway, here we go:

    Now, if one had two rotten apples sitting in a box but one couldn't open the box to get rid of them, what should one do?

    A. Repeatedly try to open the box
    B. Throw the box out
    C. Try to find a rotten apples forum
    D. Try to find a box opening forum
    E. Call for Einstein

    Now, according to my E=MC2 formula, B. is the correct answer because the E stands for "evolution74", the M stands for "minus", the C stands for "Common Sense" and the 2 stands for "2 apples (or files)."

    So, if you need me to assist with another issue, just call out, because norepli is teaching me how to win at tic-tac-toe right now so we're a little busy.

    Cheers!

    PS Don't forget to REP me if I answered your question correctly too!
    Last edited by norepli; 27 Mar 2013 at 18:20.
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    Excellent!!
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    Hello (again) evolution74,

    I would like to personally thank you for making my day with your Einstein comment. It really did give me a few chuckles so "in gratitude" for your efforts, I have made you this image so you can download it and post it over your PC while you're trying to figure out this issue by yourself.

    Thanks again and best regards, norepli (aka Rodney, aka Einstein):

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