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Removing a file named '…' in Windows 8

Completely by accident, I created a file named ... using Grunt.js for Node in Windows 8. Is it possible to remove this file without having to reformat the partition?
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1answer
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How to remove a folder with a broken name?

I use Windows Live Mesh to keep my files backed up across many computers, but I have one folder (that I think came from a rar file), called px 2 (with what appears to be a space at the end). This file ...
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1answer
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Remove file with double quotes in filename (Windows 7)

I have 2 files on a Windows 7 32-bit pc that are named: Caecilia PMN A" ._Caecilia PMN A" I'm trying to delete them, but I'm not succeeding because of the double quotes. The files are not locked, ...
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How to delete file with this name on linux: -]???????q

Somehow a file named -]???????q got created on my terminal. I tried rm -f "-]???????q" (in double quotes), but it did not get deleted. (Error:: rm: invalid option -- ]). How do I delete it?
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Removing file with strange characters in filename in OS X

After a memory error in my program, I am stuck with a file with a strange filename. It's proving quite resistant to all normal methods to remove files with strange names. The filename is: ...
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Weird files in User folder

In my user folder (C:/Users/myAccount/) theres a set of interesting hidden files that I've never seen before (right now it's a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate). These are: NTUSER.DAT, ...