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“Directory not empty” when I try to remove a folder from trash

I am going crazy: I can not delete a folder inside the trash of my external drive. The file path is /Volumes/drive_name/.Trashes/501/dir_name/ I tried sudo rm -R ...
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ctrl+ or ctrl- works only once in Excel 2007

I would like to use ctrl + or ctrl - several times in Excel 2007. It used to work properly but recently, after the first row the cursor returns to a cell instead of to the number of the row and pops ...
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How to delete a project?

I would like to know how to delete a project as an admin in Tuleap. I can't change the status as "deleted" like it was said in this page. Tuleap : How to delete project.
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How to batch delete files based on their checksum matching an existing list of checksums

I'm looking for a means of deleting files based on their checksum matching a list of previously seen checksums in a text file or some other list. The context is a large photo organization project ...
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Need to create a self deleting EXE [closed]

I'm new to programming. I need to write a Windows executable app, that deletes itself when the task is finished. Any help?
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Cannot log in to Windows 10 after deleting profile in registry

So I ended deleting my only profile through regedit thinking it would fix the update could not be completed undoing changes problem. Now I cannot even log in my account. I tried resetting my password ...
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Windows 8.1 unable to delete nonexisting homegroup

On Windows 8.1 64bit, I am unable to delete non-existing HomeGroup that appears in ControlPanel->HomeGroup, at the same time I am unable to join the same non-existing HomeGroup, what is logical. When ...
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An attempt was made to access an exiting process

We have a directory that we cannot delete because... Cannot remove item C:\myDir: The process cannot access the file 'C:\myDir\' because it is being used by another process. Inside Resource ...
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Bat script's remote path not working with “SET Profiles=\\%PC%\C$\Users”

@ECHO OFF :ProfilDeleter SET /P PC=Enter Remote Ip/HostName (for Exit press M): if [%PC%]==[] cls && @echo you should fill && goto ProfilDeleter if %PC%==m goto :Menu if %PC%==M goto ...
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how to write files to random locations on hard drive?

I bought a hard drive in the store. After some days it broke down. My 14 days return policy is almost expiring (I want my money back, not other unit). Overwriting/Wiping 4TB of data with a broken hard ...
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Unable to delete / move file from HDD

Not a duplicate. I'm only adding this after trying out everything in other questions I recently copied a folder from a friend onto my HDD, and I'm now unable to delete the folder. ( No error message ...
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How to delete insanely large folder in linux

we have a cache folder, that accidentally grow large enough that it break the server. We have 8 GB RAM on server, and when I run simple rm command to delete all files within it consume all of RAM and ...
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Batch Delete User Files every 2 Weeks

I need a Batch-Script which delete Private User Files every 2 Weeks. User Files Admin, Public and a Domain-Account "dJas" shouldn't be deleted. This Script crashes Windows @echo off & setlocal ...
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Administrator cannot delete file [duplicate]

So I created a jar file in IntelliJ and tried to move it, but it said I needed administrative permission to do it. So, as administrator, I clicked ok, but it didn't work. I then attempted to delete ...
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Excel 2015 - Deleting rows that contain a specific string

I have got this huge .csv file that I need to work with (more than 1000000 rows). The problem is that it has got a lot of rows with data that I do not need. Is there a way I can get rid of these rows? ...
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mklink /J created to “Computer”

In trying to create a junction link for my iTunes backup folder, I accidentally pointed to a directory called "Computer/MediaSync" This occurred because I forgot to use quotation marks around the ...
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Deleted files do not show up in the Recycle Bin

I was deleting old utorrent files (using Remove and Delete torrent + data). But unlike usual, the deleted files did not show up in the Recycle Bin and my hard drive space did not increase. Now I can't ...
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How do I get access to a .Trashes file on a USB?

I have a USB which has a few interesting hidden files on it and I want to know what they were. The files are: .fseventsd, .DS_Store, .Spotlight-V100 and .Trashes. When I select the .Trashes, a ...
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Delete files with broken file name

I was using NodeJSPortable on a PortableApps flash drive that was plugged into a computer I didn't have administrative access to. I tried running npm install socket.io not only did it not work but it ...
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10.11 rm -rf Facetime

I try to get rid of Facetime (then auto call link on random number is annoying me too much) I've try rm -rf /Applications/FaceTime.app/ but never have enough privilege (operation denied) Sudo is ...
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Deleting 'read only file' [duplicate]

I've modified a file in AppData/LocalLow to be 'read only'. Then I'm trying to undo the 'read-only' and I'm getting that I need the permissions of myself - meaning the permission of my user that now I ...
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folder lock 7.5 — can't find the locked folder

please help me, I locked many important personal files with "folder lock 7.5" in a domain that i removed that domain now, but when I logged in as administrator I couldn't find the locked folder ...
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I cannot delete a folder because it has endless folders [duplicate]

It seems some software had a bug and created a endless path of folders like: folderA/folderB/folderC/folderA/folderB/folderC... I cannot delete it because windows says that the path is too long. ...
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Delete a service? [duplicate]

Having problem with uninstalling a program, what I usually do is delet all its files and folders and then manually clean the registry for remains, and then use ccleaner to rectify remaining obselete ...
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How do I remove the 'Windows.Old' directory in Windows 10?

Besides simply right clicking on the file and selecting delete, is there another way to delete the windows.old folder? Manually deleting the folder has proven to be rather tedious as I have to take ...
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Windows 8 People app without a delete option. [duplicate]

I'm trying to delete contacts in my People app and when I right click, there isn't an option to delete. Only pin to start or edit. Where did it go? How do I delete these contacts?
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How do I bypass “Cannot Delete; file open in another location”?

I've been trying to re-install an application, but of course, you have to delete it first, right? Well wrong in my case. Ive been trying to delete it, even going as far as going directly into file ...
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Remove all old files without removing software on Windows XP

so I recently acquired my old build from my dad, and it is cluttered with a ton of old files that I don't need/want. Is there a way that I can easily get rid of all the old things without deleting ...
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How do I delete scsecsvc.exe which is left after the quick heal uninstall?

I installed the anti-virus - Quickheal trial version and then uninstalled it in order to install another anti-virus. Quickheal seemed to have left this program which runs in the background and simply ...
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Copy linux directory into another one - delete contents

BIG EDIT: I currently have a directory with folders and files inside: -css --addons ---myaddon ----addon -----firsfile.xml -----secondfile.xml ----cfg -----anotherfile.cfg -----lastcfg.cfg ...
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How to delete a folder from external drives if names are too long (like System Volume Information/content…)?

I'm coming from: How to delete “System Volume Information” folder from external drives? but unlikely that answer couldn't solve my problem. I've a copy of an old "system volume information" in my ...
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get mutt delete behavior to work like apple mail

I am a new mutt user. I would like to have it's delete behavior to be like apple mail. press delete key the mail gets moved to the Trash folder and it sits there. No purge. The screen also immediately ...
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Not able to delete a program

I am using a netbook of samsung with windows 7 starter service pack 1 32 bit. I am exhausted with a program known as 'Plugin.exe' i don't know how it came but whenever i start my program it opens up ...
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Folder is not deleting. How to delete this folder? [duplicate]

I am trying to delete "Games" folder. Folder size is huge. But it's not deleting. Even not showing a message. If I try to delete using cmd. But it shows another error. What should I do now?
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Windows 8.1 VPN connection not deletable

something is really wrong with my Windows 8. I have a VPN connection for my company that can't be deleted. I can also not add any new VPN connections. And when I try to connect to the one configured ...
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How to force windows to delete a directory that is in use? [duplicate]

I have a directory under C:\Users\myuser\.ssh and I need to delete it but Windows won't let me. From Windows explorer: From a Cygwin shell: myuser@mymachine /cygdrive/c/Users/myuser/.ssh $ rm -rf ...
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Batch script to conditionally delete files

Owners of Nokia Lumia 1020 know it can be set to store captured photos at full resolution, but the reduced size photos are also stored. I would like to have a script to automatically delete all the ...
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If the file deleted is not actually deleted, why does it take so long to recover it?

When a file is deleted on your computer, only a pointer to the file is deleted. If so, why does it take so long to recover it? I coincidentally format my flash drive which used to have about 500 GB of ...
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How can I delete folder named C: inside the E:/ drive? [duplicate]

Can anyone help me figure out how could I delete this folder named C: that was in a game folder. I tried deleting using FileShredder, and this created another series of folders that end up in a folder ...
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How to delete half of the data from notepad file quickly

I have a large notepad file and want to delete the first half of the data. I am at the midpoint now, the point at which I must do a trick to delete all the data before it. What command can help me do ...
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Deleting VMWare virtual disk?

Alright, so I think I may have made a mistake. I made a couple virtual machines, allocated them 60 gigs each, and then when I messed up I just went to the Virtual Machines folder and deleted them. ...
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Shortcut key for delete

My delete key is not working and I feel happy if I can create shortcut for both temporarily and permanently delete files using other keys.Can any one help me. Thanks in advance
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How to delete a file in all snapshots on a btrfs system?

I've set up a sophisticated backup scheme with hourly, daily, weekly, monthly backups that take up (thanks to the glory of the btrfs cow-filesystem) almost no extra space on the device. But ...
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Delete Windows-RE partitions

After an upgrade to Windows 8.1 in my dual boot system with Arch Linux, my Partition Table contains three partitions of type "Windows RE" (numbers 1, 6 and 11, see the output of gdisk -l /dev/sda ...
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.ico File not deletable on Win7 x64,why?

I have a computer running WIndows 7 x64, and I recently noticed that Files with an extension .ico on USB sticks cannot be deleted. I then tried the same on another PC, and the .ico file was properly ...
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gvfsd-trash's way of clearing the trash

One of the way that make the laptop reach for its limits is when its clearing up the trash in a gnome based DE with nautilus based FM. With the trash has about a plethora of files (for example, a copy ...
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find /data/oozie-admi/ -type d -ctime +1 | xargs rm -rf [0] command deleted /data/oozie-admi/ folder

/data/oozie-admi/ folder contains multiple directories. This command find /data/oozie-admi/ -type d -ctime +1 | xargs rm -rf [0] deleted /data/oozie-admi/ folder . Need to find out scenarios in ...
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“Deleting index entry” i lost my files

Sometimes My PC check disk on startup. Here is the log Checking file system on D: The type of the file system is NTFS. One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. You may cancel the ...
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file path to find folder where files deleted from recycle bin are sitting

Unfortunately my business has to close, which leaves me to sell a number of laptops off. I want to ensure any ex customer information cant be recovered after being deleted from the recycle bin by the ...
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Sdelete syntax error?

seems i have a bit of a problem here and i cant find a answer anywhere so dose anyone know's why can i run sdelete on drive D: to delete the free disk space and why can't i use it on drive C? I have ...