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Cannot delete file with unreadable code and strange name

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Cannot delete file with unreadable code and strange name


    Hi all,
    I have a problem with win 8, My system language is English. I use a download software called Thunder. a few days ago I downloaded a file and the filename is Chinese character, when I finished download, I got a strange filename: "涔卞簭鐗圱OEFL璇嶆眹璇嶆牴+鑱旀兂璁板繂娉?rar". and the file size is about 400Mb. I can't delete it now, when I want to delete, it says:"Could not find this item. This is no longer located in C:\Users\MyName\Desktop. Verify the item's location and try again." I tried to delete it with disk error checking and from command prompt and safe mode and other way, but still failed.
    any help? thanks.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello mimizzee, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You might see if the free program Unlocker may be able to delete it for you.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    Yes, use Unlocker. did the Thunder program look like this? If so, it may be strewn with Virii. UNLOCKER will kick it's arse to kingdom come and eradicate the f out of it heh.

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  4. #4


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Ah~~~deleted!!! Thanks a lot.
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  5. #5


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    Yep, sounds like you just downloaded a bad program, file for future reference.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome mimizzee. Glad we could help.
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