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  1. jfblodi

    deleting "randomly named files"

    Well, I don't remember...all I know is, when I was running eraser the other day, I kept getting these warnings telling me my memory was almost full, and to delete unnecessary files. Also, my internet homepage was just blank boxes. And then, a couple Word files I had open became unreadable...
  2. jfblodi

    deleting "randomly named files"

    BTW, here's the ten entries from the other end: Session: Thursday, July 15, 2010 7:30:22 PM Thursday, July 15, 2010 8:08:57 PM Information C:\WINDOWS\winsxs\x86_wwf-cwevbtargets_i_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16386_none_c37d79947764f189\Workflow.VisualBasic.Targets did not have its cluster tips...
  3. jfblodi

    deleting "randomly named files"

    Do you mean these?... Intel New Folder PerfLogs Program Files Program Files (x86) Users Windows Then, there's these after the above folders: BOOTSECT.BAC msdia80 RebootLog
  4. jfblodi

    deleting "randomly named files"

    OK.... Session: Thursday, July 15, 2010 7:30:22 PM Thursday, July 15, 2010 7:30:23 PM Error C:\pagefile.sys did not have its cluster tips erased because of the following error: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070020)...
  5. jfblodi

    deleting "randomly named files"

    Yes...I did it in C: drive. In another comment Joel, you said: "Alternatively, go to the Task Log and search for the path which raised the error that the directory cannot be deleted. That's the path that requires deletion." Well, when I did that, I found this: C:\Program Files\Common...
  6. jfblodi

    deleting "randomly named files"

    David, I guess what I need to know is, how can I find & identify the specific folder in which to delete these files. Since I was erasing data in C: drive, is that where I should search? And so, would the "topmost folder" in C: be the 1st folder? My folders in C: are listed alphabetically....1st...
  7. jfblodi

    deleting "randomly named files"

    And exactly what/where is the root of the target drive?
  8. jfblodi

    deleting "randomly named files"

    @Joel A newb PC user here. Regarding the eraser process using up tremendous amounts of memory, you mentioned in the FAQ that one can "delete the folder which contains a randomly-named name, containing random filenames (quite a few dozen)". I found a file under C:\Program Files\Common...
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