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make the Corrupt file pop-up go away?

September 30, 2010 at 07:43:42
Specs: Windows XP
My father has an old laptop running XP that recently started poping up a corrupt file error for a temporary user file in AOL 9.5. I ran chckdsk but its unable to fix the file.

my question is: Is there anway to simply make the popup stop displaying every 30 seconds? Hes looking to get a new laptop in about a month and the file thats corrupted is not affecting anything (even AOL). so is there any way I can just have it stop displaying for a while?

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September 30, 2010 at 08:06:52
does uninstalling AOL help at all, that way there is nothing using the file?

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September 30, 2010 at 08:31:47
no, I uninstalled AOL successfully and reinstalled in in another folder but the original file continues to pop up.

The file is in the documents and settings/user/me/local settings/application data/aol/1778765 folder and is a .tmp file

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September 30, 2010 at 14:51:15
So why not delete the file ????

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September 30, 2010 at 19:09:23
if only it was that easy...

that was my first thought but unable to delete, It doesnt let me access modify or delete the file.

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