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OfflineFungushead
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I need to delete a protected file in xp
    #2904622 - 07/19/04 08:16 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

It's iw.exe, it's in a windows system file directory, and it must surely die.


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Re: I need to delete a protected file in xp [Re: Fungushead]
    #2904637 - 07/19/04 08:30 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

So what is your question?


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Re: I need to delete a protected file in xp [Re: Seuss]
    #2905186 - 07/19/04 12:53 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

download a dos bootdisk, stick it in, reboot, and go into the directory and delete it.


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Re: I need to delete a protected file in xp [Re: daussaulit]
    #2905248 - 07/19/04 01:14 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

> download a dos bootdisk, stick it in, reboot, and go into the directory and delete it.

... and if he is running on an NTFS?  :smile:


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Re: I need to delete a protected file in xp [Re: Fungushead]
    #2905289 - 07/19/04 01:39 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

run>type "msconfig" w/o quotations>click "diagnostic startup" :: reboot. delete it. msconfig again & change back to normal startup.

why do you want to delete it? what is it?


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Re: I need to delete a protected file in xp [Re: Vvellum]
    #2905376 - 07/19/04 02:24 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)



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Re: I need to delete a protected file in xp [Re: Vvellum]
    #2905959 - 07/19/04 06:18 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Just some spyware that adaware won't get rid of. thanks for the info


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Re: I need to delete a protected file in xp [Re: Fungushead]
    #2906102 - 07/19/04 07:08 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Another option is to boot into safemode and run adaware or any other spyware app.

:wexican:


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