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Alex November 4. 2009 17:33 [let's try again]Hi,I am experiencing this same error in MOSS but when I try to rename a file through the explorer view of a document library.To c:\documents and settings\eric>cd\press enter and it will now showC:\now type the file you want to delete and it will look like this:C:\ del \\?\c:\documents and settings\eric\desktop\annoyingfile. pls help.ThanksJasm jasm July 27. 2009 06:17 HOLY SMOKIN CRAPPITY CRAP CRAP...lol thank you sooo much..i recently re-installed my o\s just to be rid of a pesky file that didnt finish and reply Y, only to have a succession of errors that the system cannot find the file specified. Source

thnks! Boatless March 28. 2009 16:35 Duncan, thanks! You're a genius. :) David September 14. 2009 20:31 This worked like a charm! LOL Annie October 21. 2008 16:25 you win austin October 19. 2008 03:15 After several tries I finally got it to work!

Can you please help me with this. Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... But this most recent attempt to sync created the error message.

Thanks !My problem, as others has already said, was not due to a "shittyfile." but a "shittyfile.xls " .... None of the above worked directly, but a variation/combination of posts led me to try this, which worked:1. Finally, I can delete that annoying file on my office pc desktop.... Close Notepad and go to the file again , right click on it and delete.

Capt'n Midnight 00:00 29-Jan-2011 15:11 #6 you can't copy open files unless you sue something like volume shadow copy functionality none of the files mentioned are your data pagefile.sys is your Very much. I had a few of these files that came from.......a MAC. The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.

asked 2 years ago viewed 293 times active 2 years ago Related 1SyncToy not deleting folders when Echoing4Windows 7 Backup or SyncToy3Porting SyncToy 2.0 Folder Pairs to New Profile1Why is SyncToy A few days ago, I was echoing the contents of a large directory to a remote share, but was mystified by some files which would not write to the remote volume. incredible ! And a CHKDSK didn't sort thing out either.

Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. %d bloggers like this: current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up LC August 4. 2008 01:53 Thanks. That seems to cause problems with windows, as I can delete one of those files, but if I try to delete the other (or access it) it says the location on I've had two files stuck in a folder for months that I hadn't been able to get rid of.

Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search This Blog Blog Archive ► 2016 (24) ► December (1) ► November (3) ► October (1) ► September (4) ► http://netlookmag.com/synctoy-error/synctoy-error-log-9-log.html Dinarius Registered User 26-May-2011 16:40 #15 Thanks for the advice guys.This is the drive.........http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/2tb-hdd-7200,2430-3.htmlI bought two. Friday, March 25, 2011 2:34 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I expanded clicked on show errors, expanded the error and saw that the file was in use Windows was giving me the same error.

Got rid of a torrent file I couldn't delete. THANKS FOR THE SOLUTION. more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science have a peek here The problem I was having was that I was forgetting to add the quotation marks to the file path I was trying to remove.

Stephaen April 6. 2009 08:45 ooooooooohhhhh my goddddd..its working.......thanks man..may god bless you. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... scorpio_india69 March 4. 2009 22:13 You are the best!

Worked like a charm once I had the correct file name!

Been looking all over the web for help and you're the best! When I try to preface a path with \\?\ it says the following.CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories.=(Exactly what’s been tried thus far…C:\>del \\?\C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\Maps\The Gate dvdrip(ironeddie)Divx[1].avi.The I've run the error check in the past & it's fixed the drive. yippee Carolin August 5. 2009 16:15 [...] is an easier way to do this.

thanks. For more information about cookies and how they are used, visit the Privacy policy and data protection notice . Strange thing is it only involves the the My Pictures folder on the destination drive. http://netlookmag.com/synctoy-error/synctoy-error-cannot-read-from-the-source-file-system-volume-information.html Nish November 27. 2008 13:58 please help.i need to delete this "C:/Documents and Settings/Korisnik/Desktop/Gipsy Kings Hotel California ".how could i delete it.it has no dot but space at the end.thank you

Mike Hays December 18. 2008 10:26 I have a similar problem with deleting invalid files. BUT THEN AGAIN, I AM SLOW. THANK YOU MAN!!! My bogus files were on external drive, and this worked simply and beautifully, since I had been unable to reproduce file / folder names (hieroglyphics) from CMD line.

I had a stupid torrent file on my desktop forever that I was having this problem with, this did the trick for it :D myfinalheaven333 January 17. 2009 10:58 Many Thanks The "rd" command line deleted them with no trouble! I am really happy and very greatful.Ciao from Rome ota March 18. 2009 21:47 Thanks a lot, man!!! I'm trying to delete the following filename "The Gate dvdrip(ironeddie)Divx[1].avi."Here's what I've done in Command Prompt so far.Directory of C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\Maps10/06/2008 04:37 PM .10/06/2008 04:37 PM ..THEGAT~1 The Gate dvdrip(ironeddie)Divx[1].avi.09/22/2007

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Fred October 26. 2008 12:43 Now,How can i create a folder that end with period?How Can i rename a folder that contain a period at the end, what is the syntax this works perfectly. Thank You.

Just read the last few paragraphs: "So at a command prompt I was able to delete the file using..." Duncan Smart November 14. 2008 10:13 Thanks a lot for this information But it just doesnt work for my other invalid files.)So for people like me, that cannot delete files by the above method, this is what I used to solve it:www.soft411.com/.../DelinvFile.htmEasy to Keith September 18. 2008 08:57 Finally!I had been searching all of Microsoft Knowledge Base and the whole web for a solution to this, with nothing but "Contact Microsoft support".This here worked!Thank When I try to preface a path with \\?\ it says the following.CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories.=( Johnny October 6. 2008 21:51 Exactly what's been tried thus

I had no idea how to get rid of a file I had partially downloaded and the cmd line worked perfectly first go sam October 6. 2008 03:46 can anyone tell