|I've dusted off my crystal ball and fitted new batteries to it but it can't give me the answers I need.|
What are the special characters?
Show the content of the line in question.
Do the special characters appear in any other line?
Is the line in question the first line of the file?
Do you want to delete all lines containing the special characters?
Are there multiple files from which you want lines deleted? If so give examples of filenames/extensions.
Are the files simple text files, csv files or possibly binary files?
Please come back & tell us if your problem is resolved.