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Deleting .avi file


FPCH New Member
Aug 28, 2007
I have a avi. windows movie file which is taking up a lot of space on my external hard drive. I have tried to delete the file but a message comes up saying someone else is using it or a programme is using it. I cannot move it or rename it as the same thing happens.

I have tried to delete it in safe mode and tried via Windows Defender but I do not think it is a virus.
Can anyone help me ?


FPCH Long Term Member
Feb 7, 2007
South Africa
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