Cannot delete a file

  1. Posts : 503
    Windows 10 Pro 19041 x64

    Cannot delete a file

    Hello,Cannot delete some file the normal way or in admin power shell. It sits there from some days ago.When trying to delete it, I get an answer "it is opened in windows explorer".(If windows explorer is closed, I cannot see the file).Location of the file "C:/users/(my name)/appdate/local/temp/Attached screenshot.Answers will be appreciated.ThanksMotim
    PS. Tried with Q-dir, nothing

    Winver 1903 x64 18362.752
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  2. idgat's Avatar
    Posts : 908
    Windows 10 Pro

    Boot into Safe Mode.
    Use Linux (Puppy/Mint) boot drive
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  3. Kyhi's Avatar
    Posts : 3,541
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    that is an in-use system file... It is a txt file - no worries...
    Easily removed off-line...
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  4. Posts : 1,285

    Or easily ignored. You're probably best off by not worrying about items in the temp folder.

    And this file has size ZERO! Ignore it.
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  5. FreeBooter's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    You can delete temporary files with Disk Cleanup utility.
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