can't remove folder

Microsoft Windows xp professional w/serv...
July 4, 2010 at 21:07:00
Specs: Windows XP
I get message - Error Deleting File or Folder, "Cannot delete file: Cannot read from the source file or disk. Same with trying to Delete it, cut and paste it from recycle bin, etc. You can open it and it is empty. In properties it says –

I tried to delete it in safe mode and same thing happens.

Any ideas?


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July 4, 2010 at 23:29:25
Cannot delete file or folder ( 2 pages )
http://winhlp.com/node/39

You cannot delete a file or a folder on an NTFS file system volume
http://support.microsoft.com/defaul...

I use VirDir this way to delete files or folders that are too long or undeleteable.
Click Choose Folder to select file or folder, then click Add.
Go to the new drive letter in Windows Explorer, right click on the file or folder to be deleted & click Delete.
Go back to the original drive letter & remove remnants ( if any ) of the file or folder.
Open VirDir, click on the new drive letter & then click Remove.
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