Solved

need to delete files without having to reboot

Posted on 2006-11-06
3
304 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
Hi, I'm trying to completely delete an old profile from Win2003 Srvr, and it won't fully delete.  Since this is our main server and still during business hours I don't want to reboot/remove in safe mode.  I've already verified that all processes running are legitmate; no viruses, no spyware.  The profiles are stored on an external HDD. The files that remain are:

BRNDLOG.TXT
BRNDLOG.BAK  -- these were found in F:\Home\Username\Profile\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer

also:
bookmarks.bak
bookmarks.html -- these were found in F:\Home\Username\Profile\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\opwy1sur.default


 
0
Comment
Question by:jimshock
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
Lazarus earned 250 total points
ID: 17882769
Try using UNLOCKER its freeware and may well help you:
http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/
0
 

Author Comment

by:jimshock
ID: 17882910
Awesome, worked perfectly!!  Thanks so much, lazarus98!!
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:Lazarus
ID: 17883254
Your welcome...
0

Featured Post

Free learning courses: Active Directory Deep Dive

Get a firm grasp on your IT environment when you learn Active Directory best practices with Veeam! Watch all, or choose any amount, of this three-part webinar series to improve your skills. From the basics to virtualization and backup, we got you covered.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

by Batuhan Cetin Within the dynamic life of an IT administrator, we hold many information in our minds like user names, passwords, IDs, phone numbers, incomes, service tags, bills and the order from our wives to buy milk when coming back to home.…
Recently, I had the need to build a standalone system to run a point-of-sale system. I’m running this on a low-voltage Atom processor, so I wanted a light-weight operating system, but still needed Windows. I chose to use Microsoft Windows Server 200…
NetCrunch network monitor is a highly extensive platform for network monitoring and alert generation. In this video you'll see a live demo of NetCrunch with most notable features explained in a walk-through manner. You'll also get to know the philos…
Add bar graphs to Access queries using Unicode block characters. Graphs appear on every record in the color you want. Give life to numbers. Hopes this gives you ideas on visualizing your data in new ways ~ Create a calculated field in a query: …

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question