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Deleting Ghost No-Byte Files

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    Deleting Ghost No-Byte Files

    For about a month now Iv'e had these two 0-Bytes Ghost Files just kicking around. They just won't delete, tried a bunch of programs, tried taking ownership, tried slapping the pc. Nothing

    Any ideas.?

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    If you're sure they have no use you can use a Linux Live CD like Ubuntu and delete them that way. Just boot up the CD and access your file system that way.
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Deleting Ghost No-Byte Files
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