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It works also for files with some weird invisible characters (these files came from my Mac at work). incredible ! I highlighted the name of the offending file, copied it, got in the command prompt window, typed your command, (del "\\?\C:\folder name\sub folder name\), then right-clicked to get the paste function It works because you don't need to specify any path (and the ANY filename, right or wrong it is, with ending point o ending spaces: it doesn't matters). weblink
i had an ugly file for years and the only option seemed like formatting the disk..thanks a for a making my day... Click OK again to save changes and exit the Properties window. It worked like magic. Attempting to delete them results in "Error Deleting File or Folder - Cannot delete file: Cannot read from the source file or disk". http://helpdeskgeek.com/help-desk/fix-cant-read-from-the-source-file-or-disk-error/
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Can you access files and folders successfully on the system drive now? spatial August 3. 2009 21:34 hi, you better try this:del "\\?\%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\[copy and paste your annoying file name]"hope it works.cheers! Johnny T May 2. 2009 01:03 didnt work so depressed nick May 20. 2009 11:55 Thank you!
i hv a whole folder to delete . Bob Wednesday, December 08, 2010 2:08 PM Reply | Quote Answers 0 Sign in to vote Hi Bob, Please let me know the following information: •What is the system TheChaim42 December 26. 2008 02:56 Thank you very much! Unstoppable Copier The only thing that I can do, is "delete" the file and have it sent to the Recycle bin, and I tried moving it to my desktop from there but got
U r great Rahamath November 10. 2009 20:44 bacm\\folder will not delete on my desktop "owner\desktop"it was created outside of windows xp (fat fingered it)cannot delete it in safe modecan see Can't Read From The Source File Or Disk Windows 10 In my case there was very very very very long file name. I'll write it here in case people have the same problem. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-files/cannot-read-from-source-file-or-disk-when-copying/442a077c-9108-40b0-ad39-65701ff619bf Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading...
Eric Moran December 30. 2008 12:20 If you want the simplest way to delete this type of file, download Unlocker- http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/index.htmWorked within a matter of seconds and deleted 3 files off Can't Read From The Source File Or Disk While Copying From Cd Santiago December 2. 2008 22:44 You rock, thanks for the help with this. I couldn't seem to rename it with this trick (got syntax error - sorry, I didn't record exact error message). ren [your 8 bit filename] to something like "temp"4.
Can't Read From The Source File Or Disk Windows 10
loc June 23. 2009 10:17 RMDIR! James January 20. 2009 17:45 Great! Can't Read From The Source File Or Disk While Copying shopkin527 February 9. 2009 15:25 Thanks BryTech! Cannot Read From Source File Or Disk When Deleting Glad to see it was not, thanks for the help.
I work in an IT department and even go to school for IT;however, no-one could tell me how to remove the file. have a peek at these guys For example, if your file is a huge 5GB movie file, then you won't be able to copy it to an external hard drive that is formatted with FAT16. computerwurld 25,614 views 1:28 www.LongPathTool.com - Delete / Rename / Copy / Unlock long path files / folders - Duration: 3:31. Thanks for the help. Can't Read From The Source File Or Disk Dvd
Elevated Sky December 10. 2008 11:19 I actually tried this and it didn't work. Can't Read From The Source File Or Disk While Deleting I was able to get rid of these pesky files thanks to you! Ijust noticed this site - two days back - Please help me.
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Ahmet August 4. 2009 09:21 hey when i try to paste the bad file name in command prompt it gets paste and ia am getting continous beep from my cpu and Loading... Click the “Advanced” button and choose the "Owner" tab. 5. http://fortecrm.net/read-from/cannot-read-from-the-source-file-or-disk-vista-cd.html Thank you very much for your assistance.
NORI333 66,133 views 5:11 Repair and Fix Hard Drive and Disk Errors - Duration: 5:39. Click OK again to save changes and exit the Properties window. To solve this I changed the attributes of the file to "Hidden" then hit F5 to refresh the page and all of a sudden I could delete it. Reply Topic Options Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to the Top Bookmark Subscribe Printer Friendly Page « Message Listing « Previous
David June 5. 2009 03:17 wow kickass, this worked!