gives error message access is denied make sure disk is not full or write protected and that file is not currently in use

Posted on 2007-10-14
Last Modified: 2008-09-23
when i delete folder idrive it gives error message canot delete idrive EcontextMenuExt.dll access
is denied.
Make sure disk is not full or write  protected and that file is not currently in use
Question by:mahesh1818
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    Expert Comment

    idrive is probably a folder that was created as part of a program install.

    Uninstall the program and then you should be able to delete it.

    I hope this helps !
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    There should be a running program (may be in background) that uses a file inside that folder. You have to stop it or remove it using add/remove programs.

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    Downlaod a utility called unlocker it is a freeware small utility that adds an option called unlock to ur right menu, after installing it right click on that folder or file and say unlock it will tell you which program is currently using this file or folder and allows you to kill this process, then after unlock finishes delete this file again

    Author Comment

    from where to install unlocker

    Author Comment

    unlocker worked thanks

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