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When I try to delete file in my PC it gives the error

Could not find this item This is no longer located in C:\Users\1600\Downloads. Verify the item's located and try again

File shows 0KB size.

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Have you tried running chkdsk in case of any problems? –  DMA57361 Aug 20 '10 at 18:03
    
You could try deleting via cmd if that makes a difference too. –  Vervious Aug 20 '10 at 18:07
    
Try this software if you are on a PC: gibinsoft.net/gipoutils/fileutil –  danixd Aug 20 '10 at 18:09

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Try to delete it in Safe Mode. To get there, press F8 after the BIOS screen has passed.

Try KillBox.

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does not work .... same error shows on Safe mode :( –  Azhar Aug 27 '10 at 16:19

If the filename ends in ., you will need to move the file first, e.g.,

C:\Users\Azhar>del foo.
Could Not Find C:\Users\Azhar\foo.

Rename the file to have a file extension (I've chosen .txt):

C:\Users\Azhar>mv foo. foo.txt
C:\Users\Azhar>del foo.txt
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Perhaps it has a control char or other invisible character embedded in the name. Try going to a command prompt and do a dir of the filename. If it says it could not find it, use wildcards e.g. foo around part of the filename until it shows a directory listing for the one file. Then use the same wildcards in the del command.

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