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Sorry if this is in the wrong thread. But I am trying to figure out how to delete a file that will not delete.

I close the file then try to delete it. But it will not let me delete it because it keeps saying that I must close it first. What am I doing wrong?

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@dumfounded 

You can't delete a file or a folder on an NTFS file system volume

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