Many PC users are faced with the problem of cleaning the hard drive of unnecessary files. Who is doing it by hand, someone with special programs. For example, the program Manyprog Find Duplicate Files helps you find duplicate files and delete them. The advantages of using such programs are obvious - find junk files produced much faster and more efficient than the removal of these files manually. In addition, as a rule, these utilities are small, take up little space on your computer, using a minimum of resources and the PC is very easy to use.
In the event that the removal of unnecessary files is done manually, sometimes there may be unforeseen situation. For example, the selected file or folder for some reason, are not deleted. The reasons for this can be set. For example, to delete a file currently being used by any program or process. This can be an open Word file or audio file that is currently playing on your PC, and so on. Another reason that the file is not deleted, a system failure. This file can be blocked due to incorrect user action or failure that occurred as a result of the recording file. Some viruses can be disguised as a regular file, but you can not remove them. Thus, the reason that the file can not be deleted, can be a lot, but regardless of this, delete the file still possible.
There are many ways to remove these files. The first and easiest thing you can do in this case - restart the computer. Resetting removes all processes using this file, and quite possibly before the file can be easily deleted. If restarting does not help, you can start the computer in Safe mode and try again to perform the deletion. This method makes it, in particular, if a virus does not delete the file. To delete files that can not be removed in a conventional manner, it can also be used specifically designed for this purpose tools such as program Unlocker. Sometimes delete such files can be problematic using file managers such as Total Commander. In any case, if any file is not deleted need not despair. As a rule, naughty file still can not remove using these or other methods described above.