Trouble Deleting Folder/Files

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by BrokenDaily, Aug 22, 2017.

  1. BrokenDaily

    BrokenDaily MDL Junior Member

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    There was a problem with my dropbox, so I decided to uninstall, re-download, and then re-install; so I uninstall, use this program I got to search for any leftover files and registry values it might have, and it says it'll delete the dropbox folder on next startup, thing is, it doesn't

    eventually, I used command prompt to delete the folder and its files using del Dropbox /f /s, and it worked; I tried deleting it using parted magic, but it kept mounting my windows drive as read only, wouldnt let me change anything

    2 requests; 1: is there a program/live cd that can help me delete stubborn files that refuse to just ****ing die
    2: how do I get parted magic to stop mounting my windows drive as read only and let me fix s**t when I want
     
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  2. endbase

    endbase MDL Guru

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  3. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Why don't you boot into safe mode and delete the files you want deleted?
     
  4. BrokenDaily

    BrokenDaily MDL Junior Member

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    I will next time; but my windows 10 install is ntlite customized, so idk if it would work just like a regular install
     
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