Re: Help won't let me delete a directory
Hi, Thanks for your reply,
Ok, What I have is a Maxtor 100 gig external harddrive. Not quite sure how
to format it. Do I just go to computer and then click format and then it
should get rid of all those undeletable files and be ready to use again. I
worry a little bit of knowledge can make me dangerous. I got in to this
trouble because I thought I know more than I do.
If what I say above makes sense let me know and I will format. will not do
anything till I hear.
Thanks for your help.
"Lester Stiefel" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Jackie Lamorie wrote:
>> Hi There,
>> So far I have went to it clicked I said delete. That is when the error
>> message comes. I went to safe mode but because it is an external drive it
>> doesn't show up when I do that. I ran chkdsk and have defragged. It just
>> won't go away. Any help you can be I really appreciate.
>> "t-4-2" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> Jackie Lamorie;701270 Wrote:
>>>> I tried a program for backup. Don't know what it did. It never made a
>>>> that was correct.
>>>> The problem is now there is a directory on my F drive which is an
>>>> hard drive that I can not delete. There are 3 directories under it that
>>>> can't either. The message I get is "Error 0x80070570 The file or
>>>> is corrupted and unreadable. I have ran chkdsk on the drive, I ran
>>>> Nothing will let me get rid of this directory. Any suggestions.
>>>> Thanks for any and all help.
>>> Hello Jackie,
>>> What method or procedures you used trying to delete the directories?
> Do you have any other data stored on that drive. If not, try formatting
> the drive, and see what comes up. If the drive is a USB drive, try
> rerouting the cable so it doesn't go through any other cables such as
> power (that can corrupt data transfer really easily).
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